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1. gloom

noun. ['ˈgluːm'] a state of partial or total darkness.

Synonyms

  • somberness
  • semidarkness

Antonyms

  • unsociability
  • happiness
  • anticyclone

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Rhymes with Gloom

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • abloom
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum

How do you pronounce gloom?

Pronounce gloom as glum.

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Sentences with gloom


1. Noun, singular or mass
Well ... those bright lights bring a little more doom and gloom.

Quotes about gloom


1. The story of Christian reformation, revival, and renaissance underscores that the darkest hour is often just before the dawn, so we should always be people of hope and prayer, not gloom and defeatism. God the Holy Spirit can turn the situation around in five minutes.
- Os Guinness

2. Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom.
- Wilfred Owen

3. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can. But life leaps over oblivion lightly, losing only a thing or two of no importance, and gloom is but the passing shadow of a cloud...
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

2. gloom

noun. ['ˈgluːm'] a feeling of melancholy apprehension.

Synonyms

  • somberness
  • gloominess
  • sombreness
  • apprehension
  • melancholy
  • dread

Antonyms

  • clear up
  • brighten
  • reality
  • cheerfulness

3. gloom

noun. ['ˈgluːm'] an atmosphere of depression and melancholy.

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • nakedness
  • desolation
  • bareness
  • atmosphere
  • ambiance
  • ambience

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • frivolity
  • incomprehension
  • cheerful
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