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

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche