Definition of Gloominess

1. Noun. An atmosphere of depression and melancholy. "Gloom pervaded the office"

Exact synonyms: Gloom, Glumness
Generic synonyms: Ambiance, Ambience, Atmosphere
Specialized synonyms: Cloud, Bareness, Bleakness, Desolation, Nakedness



2. Noun. A feeling of melancholy apprehension.
Exact synonyms: Gloom, Somberness, Sombreness
Generic synonyms: Apprehension, Apprehensiveness, Dread, Melancholy
Derivative terms: Gloomy, Somber, Sombre

3. Noun. The quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness.
Exact synonyms: Lugubriousness, Sadness
Generic synonyms: Uncheerfulness
Derivative terms: Gloomy, Gloomy, Lugubrious, Sad, Sad

Definition of Gloominess

1. n. State of being gloomy.

Definition of Gloominess

1. Noun. The state or condition of being gloomy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gloominess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gloominess

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glomus tympanicum
glond
glonoin
glonoine
glonoins
glood
gloom
gloom-and-doomer
gloom-and-doomers
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gloomful
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gloomiest
gloomily
gloominess (current term)
gloominesses
glooming
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gloomish
gloomless
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gloomy Gus
gloomy Guses
gloop
glooped
gloopier
gloopiest

Literary usage of Gloominess

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1. Recollections of a Housekeeper by Caroline Howard Gilman (1838)
"ness, and rises with uncertainty; her smiles become languid and few, and her husband wonders at the gloominess of his home. ..."

2. Recollections of a Housekeeper by Caroline Howard Gilman, Howard Gilman (1834)
"ness, and rises with uncertainty; her smiles become languid and few, and her husband wonders at the gloominess of his home. How great a duty is it, then, ..."

3. Full Proof of the Ministry: A Sequel to The Boy who was Trained Up to be a by John Nicholas Norton (1855)
"Diocesan Convention.— Many Baptisms.— Ohs and Abs.—gloominess. — Parochial Visiting.— Leaning on the Gate. ..."

4. A History of English Gardening, Chronological, Biographical, Literary, and by George William Johnson (1829)
"... and notwithstanding it has windows on every side, yet it enjoys a very agreeable gloominess by means of a spreading Vine which climbs to the top and ..."

5. The Shores of Lake Aral by Herbert Wood (1876)
"The steppes east of the Volga—gloominess in winter—Their bareness of timber—Inconveniences of post route—Streams and rotten bridges—Delays at ..."

6. Travels in Peru and Mexico by S. S. Hill (1860)
"Causes of their gloominess.— Dresses. —Domestic Manners. — Personal Appearance of Men and Women. — Complexion and Features. — Wild Indians Christians. ..."

7. The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ...: Accompanied by an Atlas (1822)
"... Forez, and Dau- partaking of all the gloominess of the street, and built iu a heavy style of architecture, ._.i .u. i _:_. ....ii 1..1 i... .i,„ The ..."

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