Associations to the word «Gloom»

Wiktionary

GLOOM, noun. Darkness, dimness or obscurity.
GLOOM, noun. A melancholy, depressing or despondent atmosphere.
GLOOM, noun. Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
GLOOM, noun. A drying oven used in gunpowder manufacture.
GLOOM, verb. (intransitive) To be dark or gloomy.
GLOOM, verb. (intransitive) to look or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
GLOOM, verb. (transitive) To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
GLOOM, verb. (transitive) To fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen.
GLOOM, verb. To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.

Dictionary definition

GLOOM, noun. A state of partial or total darkness; "he struck a match to dispel the gloom".
GLOOM, noun. A feeling of melancholy apprehension.
GLOOM, noun. An atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin