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  • n. The state or condition of being gloomy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of being gloomy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being gloomy; obscurity; darkness; dismalness; dejection; sullenness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of melancholy apprehension
  • n. an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
  • n. the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness

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