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gloom

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2 a time or place of little or no light
  • the gloom of a rainy night is the perfect setting for a mystery story

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gloom

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gloom (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to look with anger or disapproval
  • we just sat there, glooming, as we waited and waited for our dinners to arrive

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2 to take on a gloomy or forbidding look
  • he continued to gloom over the fact that he had been passed over for promotion to district manager

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The first known use of gloom was in the 14th century

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“Gloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gloom. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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