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English noun: gloominess

1. gloominess (state) an atmosphere of depression and melancholy

SamplesGloom pervaded the office.

Synonymsgloom, glumness

Broader (hypernym)ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

Narrower (hyponym)bareness, bleakness, cloud, desolation, nakedness

2. gloominess (feeling) a feeling of melancholy apprehension

Synonymsgloom, somberness, sombreness

Broader (hypernym)apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread, melancholy

3. gloominess (attribute) the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness

Synonymslugubriousness, sadness

Broader (hypernym)uncheerfulness

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