Definition of gloom:
- A shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove.
- Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
- In gunpowder manufacture, the drying oven.
- Partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity; as, the gloom of a forest, or of midnight.
- To become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come to the evening twilight.
- To fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen.
- To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
- To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
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- "Moon of Israel", H. Rider Haggard.
- "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
- "Gossamer 1915", George A. Birmingham.