gloom definition

  • noun:
    • Partial or complete darkness; dimness: started up a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • A partially or totally dark place, area, or place.
    • an environment of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded the office.
    • circumstances of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent environment
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense color; obscurity.
    • A shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; facet of sorrow; reasonable spirits; dullness.
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying oven.
    • Dim, glimmering tone; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • ergo — A dark location.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or a piece indicative of such feelings.
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of matters; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • a state of limited or total darkness
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • an environment of depression and melancholy
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • A partially or completely dark place, area, or area.
    • an environment of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded any office.
    • a situation of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent environment
    • Partial or total darkness; dense tone; obscurity.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark spot or grove.
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • A partially or totally dark place, location, or location.
    • an environment of melancholy or despair: Gloom pervaded any office.
    • A state of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dimness: started up a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter mid-day.
    • A partially or completely dark spot, area, or place.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; element of sorrow; reduced spirits; dullness.
    • An atmosphere of melancholy or despair: Gloom pervaded work.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying out oven.
    • a melancholy, depressing or despondent environment
    • A state of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter mid-day.
    • A partially or totally dark location, location, or place.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense tone; obscurity.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • An atmosphere of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded work.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark destination or grove.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent atmosphere
    • a situation of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • Dim, glimmering shade; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; element of sadness; reasonable spirits; dullness.
    • thus — A dark location.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying out range.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or an element indicative of these feelings.
    • A depressing or disheartening problem of affairs; a dismal aspect or prospect.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense color; obscurity.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark place or grove.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; facet of sorrow; reasonable spirits; dullness.
    • a melancholy, depressing or despondent environment
    • ergo — A dark place.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying oven.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: started up a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or an aspect indicative of these thoughts.
    • A partially or totally dark place, area, or location.
    • A partially or totally dark location, area, or place.
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of matters; a dismal aspect or prospect.
    • An atmosphere of melancholy or despair: Gloom pervaded any office.
    • an environment of melancholy or despair: Gloom pervaded the office.
    • a state of limited or complete darkness
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • a situation of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • A state of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • Partial or total darkness; dense tone; obscurity.
    • Dim, glimmering shade; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
    • A shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove.
    • Hence — A dark spot.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and the like, or a piece indicative of these feelings.
    • A depressing or disheartening problem of affairs; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • a state of partial or total darkness
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • a melancholy, depressing or despondent environment
    • an environment of depression and melancholy
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter mid-day.
    • Partial or total darkness; dense color; obscurity.
    • A partially or totally dark place, area, or location.
    • A shady, gloomy, or dark spot or grove.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter mid-day.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; melancholy; element of sadness; reasonable spirits; dullness.
    • an environment of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded work.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • A partially or completely dark location, area, or location.
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying out range.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; element of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • circumstances of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • A partially or totally dark spot, location, or area.
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying out range.
    • An atmosphere of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded any office.
    • a melancholy, depressing or despondent environment
    • An atmosphere of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded any office.
    • A state of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • circumstances of melancholy or depression; despondency.
    • a situation of limited or total darkness
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: started up a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • Partial or total darkness; dimness: switched on a table lamp to banish the gloom of a winter afternoon.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • Partial or complete darkness; thick color; obscurity.
    • A partially or totally dark spot, location, or place.
    • A partially or totally dark location, location, or place.
    • therefore — A dark spot.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • an environment of despair and melancholy
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and the like, or an aspect indicative of these emotions.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark spot or grove.
    • an environment of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded the office.
    • an environment of melancholy or depression: Gloom pervaded the office.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent environment
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of affairs; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent atmosphere
    • A state of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; reduced spirits; dullness.
    • circumstances of melancholy or despair; despondency.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying oven.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent environment
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense color; obscurity.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense shade; obscurity.
    • For this reason — A dark location.
    • a melancholy, discouraging or despondent environment
    • A shady, depressing, or dark destination or grove.
    • darkness, dimness or obscurity.
    • a melancholy, depressing or despondent atmosphere
    • circumstances of partial or complete darkness
    • A shady, depressing, or dark location or grove.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and stuff like that, or an aspect indicative of these emotions.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; facet of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; melancholy; element of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of matters; a dismal aspect or prospect.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • an environment of despair and melancholy
    • For this reason — A dark spot.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or a piece indicative of these thoughts.
    • Partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity.
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying oven.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying oven.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark location or grove.
    • Partial or complete darkness; thick tone; obscurity.
    • Partial or complete darkness; dense color; obscurity.
    • A shady, gloomy, or dark destination or grove.
    • A shady, depressing, or dark place or grove.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; melancholy; facet of sorrow; low spirits; dullness.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; melancholy; facet of sorrow; reduced spirits; dullness.
    • a state of partial or complete darkness
    • A depressing or disheartening problem of affairs; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying out range.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • Dim, glimmering shade; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
    • In gunpowder manufacture, the drying out oven.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; melancholy; element of sadness; low spirits; dullness.
    • In gunpowder make, the drying range.
    • Dim, glimmering shade; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • Hence — A dark place.
    • circumstances of limited or complete darkness
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of brain; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and the like, or an element indicative of these thoughts.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • an atmosphere of despair and melancholy
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of affairs; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • Dim, glimmering color; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • Hence — A dark spot.
    • thus — A dark place.
    • Dim, glimmering tone; deep twilight; cheerless obscurity; darkness: as, the gloom of a forest.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or a piece indicative of these thoughts.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or an element indicative of these emotions.
    • ergo — A dark place.
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of matters; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • A depressing or disheartening problem of affairs; a dismal aspect or prospect.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of head; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and so on, or an aspect indicative of these feelings.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • Hence — A dark spot.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • A depressing or disheartening condition of matters; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; dejection, melancholy, sullenness, and stuff like that, or an aspect indicative of these emotions.
    • A depressing or disheartening problem of affairs; a dismal aspect or possibility.
    • In gunpowder-manuf., the drying-oven.
    • circumstances of limited or total darkness
    • a state of limited or total darkness
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • a situation of limited or total darkness
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • an environment of depression and melancholy
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • an atmosphere of despair and melancholy
    • an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
    • a state of partial or total darkness
    • a sense of melancholy apprehension
    • a situation of partial or total darkness
    • an environment of depression and melancholy
    • a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    • an environment of depression and melancholy
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be or come to be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, look, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • In order to become dark or dim; become or appear dismal, gloomy, or unfortunate; to come quickly to the evening twilight.
    • To be or be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, appear, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • to-be or be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, look, or work despondent, sad, or mournful.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • to-be or be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • In order to become dark or dim; becoming or appear dismal, depressing, or unfortunate; to come quickly to the night twilight.
    • To feel, appear, or work despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • To be or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, appear, or work despondent, sad, or mournful.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • to be dark or dim; is or appear dismal, depressing, or unfortunate; to come to the evening twilight.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • In order to become dark or dim; to-be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come quickly to the night twilight.
    • to-be or come to be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • becoming or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, look, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • becoming or come to be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • To become dark or dim; to-be or appear dismal, gloomy, or unfortunate; to come calmly to the night twilight.
    • To feel, appear, or work despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • become or be dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • becoming or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, appear, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • To feel, look, or work despondent, sad, or mournful.
    • In order to become dark or dim; to-be or appear dismal, gloomy, or unfortunate; to come quickly to the night twilight.
    • is or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • become or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To feel, look, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • To feel, look, or act despondent, unfortunate, or mournful.
    • to be dark or dim; become or appear dismal, depressing, or sad; to get to the night twilight.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • to be dark or dim; becoming or appear dismal, depressing, or sad; to come to the night twilight.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • In order to become dark or dim; becoming or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come calmly to the evening twilight.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • In order to become dark or dim; become or appear dismal, depressing, or sad; to come to the night twilight.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
    • In order to become dark or dim; to-be or appear dismal, depressing, or sad; to get to the night twilight.
    • To become dark or dim; become or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come calmly to the night twilight.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic to produce despondent; sadden.
    • To render depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • to create dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic to create despondent; sadden.
    • To make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic to create despondent; sadden.
    • To render depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • to produce dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To fill with gloom; to create sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • Archaic to create despondent; sadden.
    • to create dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • Archaic to help make despondent; sadden.
    • To fill with gloom; to create unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To make gloomy or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • to help make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic to help make despondent; sadden.
    • Archaic to create despondent; sadden.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • to help make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To fill with gloom; to make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • to help make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic In order to make despondent; sadden.
    • Archaic which will make despondent; sadden.
    • to create dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To make depressing or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • Archaic to produce despondent; sadden.
    • In order to make dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • to produce dark, shaded, or obscure.
    • Archaic to help make despondent; sadden.
    • To make depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • Archaic to produce despondent; sadden.
    • To fill with gloom; to create unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To make depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to create unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To make gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; which will make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To make gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To make depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To make depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • To fill with gloom; to produce unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
  • verb:
    • becoming dark or gloomy.
    • to look or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • become dark or depressing.
    • to appear or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; in order to make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • is dark or depressing.
    • to check or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • to-be dark or gloomy.
    • to check or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to produce unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • becoming dark or gloomy.
    • to look or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • becoming dark or depressing.
    • to appear or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to produce unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • become dark or depressing.
    • to look or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to produce sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • become dark or depressing.
    • is dark or gloomy.
    • to appear or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • to check or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • To make depressing or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; to make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • To fill with gloom; to help make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • is dark or gloomy.
    • to look or feel unfortunate, sullen or despondent.
    • is dark or gloomy.
    • To make gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • to-be dark or depressing.
    • To fill with gloom; which will make unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
    • to look or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • to appear or feel sad, sullen or despondent.
    • To render depressing or dark; to confuse; to darken.
    • To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken.
    • To fill with gloom; in order to make sad, dismal, or sullen.
    • To fill with gloom; to produce unfortunate, dismal, or sullen.
  • others:
    • To appear dimly; be viewed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; be in darkness or obscurity.
    • to demonstrate or produce a somber or melancholy sensation; appear unfortunate, depressing, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make gloomy or unfortunate.
    • to show up dimly; be seen in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; take darkness or obscurity.
    • To exhibit or create a somber or melancholy sensation; appear unfortunate, gloomy, or dismal; frown; lower.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or sad.
    • To appear dimly; be viewed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; be in darkness or obscurity.
    • to demonstrate or create a somber or melancholy feeling; appear unfortunate, depressing, or dismal; frown; lower.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make gloomy or sad.
    • To appear dimly; be viewed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; maintain darkness or obscurity.
    • To exhibit or produce a somber or melancholy experience; appear sad, gloomy, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, depressing, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or sad.
    • appearing dimly; be seen in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; take darkness or obscurity.
    • showing or create a somber or melancholy experience; appear unfortunate, gloomy, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or unfortunate.
    • to show up dimly; be seen in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; maintain darkness or obscurity.
    • To exhibit or create a somber or melancholy feeling; appear sad, depressing, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, depressing, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or unfortunate.
    • to seem dimly; be viewed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; be in darkness or obscurity.
    • To exhibit or produce a somber or melancholy experience; appear unfortunate, depressing, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, depressing, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make gloomy or sad.
    • To appear dimly; be viewed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; take darkness or obscurity.
    • to look dimly; be observed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; take darkness or obscurity.
    • To appear dimly; be observed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; be in darkness or obscurity.
    • To exhibit or produce a somber or melancholy feeling; appear sad, gloomy, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • to demonstrate or create a somber or melancholy feeling; appear sad, gloomy, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • appearing dimly; be seen in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; maintain darkness or obscurity.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • to demonstrate or create a somber or melancholy feeling; appear unfortunate, gloomy, or dismal; frown; reduced.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • showing or produce a somber or melancholy sensation; appear sad, depressing, or dismal; frown; lower.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or unfortunate.
    • To darken, or make dark, depressing, or somber.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • to seem dimly; be observed in an imperfect or waning light; glimmer; maintain darkness or obscurity.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or sad.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make gloomy or unfortunate.
    • showing or create a somber or melancholy sensation; appear sad, gloomy, or dismal; frown; lower.
    • To darken, or make dark, gloomy, or somber.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make depressing or unfortunate.
    • To fill with gloom or despondency; make gloomy or sad.

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