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gloom

gloom

 
 
pronunciation:
glum
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of light; darkness or dimness.
synonyms:
darkness, dimness
similar words:
blackness, dark, murk, obscurity, shade, shadows
definition 2: a mood or atmosphere of sadness or melancholy.
synonyms:
darkness, melancholy, sadness
antonyms:
glee
similar words:
blues, dejection, depression, despair, despondence, doldrums, pall, unhappiness
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gloomed, glooming, glooms
definition 1: to appear or become dim or dark, shaded, or overcast.
synonyms:
darken
similar words:
cloud up, dim, lower
definition 2: to look, feel, or act sad, sullen, melancholy, or depressed.
synonyms:
frown, lower, mope
similar words:
despair, despond, glower, scowl, sulk
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to be sad or melancholy; fill with gloom.
synonyms:
sadden
similar words:
dampen, depress, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
derivations: gloomful (adj.), gloomfully (adv.)
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