- Partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity; as, the
gloom of a forest, or of midnight. - 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.
2. Gloom [v. i.]
- To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer. - To become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or
sad; to come to the evening twilight.
3. Gloom [v. t.]
- To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken. - To fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen.