Definition Of gloom

noun

a state of depression or despondency.

a year of economic gloom for the car industry

be or look depressed or despondent.

Charles was always glooming about money

have a dark or somber appearance.

the black gibbet glooms beside the way

partial or total darkness.

he strained his eyes peering into the gloom

Example Of gloom

  • a year of economic gloom for the car industry

  • After a nice, sunny weekend, we're back to June gloom .

  • After the lengthy period of economic gloom in the tech sector, that's a good thing.

  • After the twilight gloom of the entrance came the deepening blackness of the cave's belly.

  • But its overwhelming gloom withdraws into a hazy shadow as the moon showers its silver hues.


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