Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun State of being gloomy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being gloomy.

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

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

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