HyperDic: gloom

English > 3 senses of the word gloom:
NOUNstategloom, somberness, sombrenessa state of partial or total darkness
feelinggloom, gloominess, somberness, sombrenessa feeling of melancholy apprehension
stategloom, gloominess, glumnessan atmosphere of depression and melancholy
gloom > pronunciation
Soundsgluw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > gloom: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of partial or total darkness.
Example"he struck a match to dispel the gloom"
Synonymssomberness, sombreness
Broadersemidarknesspartial darkness
Spanishoscuridad
Catalanfosca, foscor, foscúria
Adjectivesgloomydepressingly dark
English > gloom: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of melancholy apprehension.
Synonymsgloominess, somberness, sombreness
Broaderapprehension, apprehensiveness, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
melancholyA feeling of thoughtful sadness
Spanishpesimismo
Catalanpessimisme
English > gloom: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAn atmosphere of depression and melancholy.
Example"gloom pervaded the office"
Synonymsgloominess, glumness
Narrowerbleakness, desolation, bareness, nakednessA bleak / bleak and desolate atmosphere
cloudA cause of worry or gloom or trouble
Broaderatmosphere, ambiance, ambienceA particular environment or surrounding influence
Spanishlobreguez, oscuridad, penumbra, tenebrosidad
Catalanfoscam, foscor, foscúria, obscuritat, penumbra, tenebrositat

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