Definition of Begloom

1. Verb. (archaic) to sadden ¹



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Definition of Begloom

1. to make gloomy [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: gloomy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Begloom

beglad
begladded
begladding
beglads
beglammer
beglamor
beglamored
beglamoring
beglamors
beglamour
beglamoured
beglamouring
beglamours
beglerbeg
beglerbegs
begloom (current term)
begloomed
beglooming
beglooms
begnaw
begnawed
begnawing
begnawn
begnaws
bego
begob
begod
begodded
begodding
begods

Literary usage of Begloom

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... begloom (intensive), sable (chiefly poetic), umber (rare), somber. Antonyms: see LIGHT, BRIGHTEN. 2. »Spec, dim (the eyes or sight, or the sight of), ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1847)
"And on behind them lightly leap Their leaves adown the leeward steep, Where lately, in a ring around The ridge, their boughs begloom'd the ground; ..."

3. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston (1903)
"6d. per ton cargo delivered. Then we come to the disputed message. On February 22 Buch telegraphed as follows: " Shale Copyright Semiramis begloom ..."

4. Johnson's Dictionary by Samuel Johnson, John Walker (1836)
"Begird, be-gerd'. na lo gird, bind round, shut begloom, he-gloom'. ». a. to casi a gloom over, to darken. Begone, lio-çAn'. inter/, gel away! go hence ! ..."

5. Cases on the Law of Contracts by George Purcell Costigan (1921)
"6d. per ton cargo delivered. Then we come to the disputed message. On February 22 Buch telegraphed as follows: "Shale Copyright Semiramis begloom ..."

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