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Away from this gloom and doom, stockbrokers in India have raked in millions during the pandemic.

From Quartz

In this atmosphere of gloom and despair, much help has come from individuals who have shown extraordinary courage and come up with solutions to tackle the crisis.

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There is much more understanding about the importance of flexibility at work as a result of the pandemic too, so it’s not all doom and gloom.

From Digiday

There’s Trent Williams, the star left tackle and one of the faces of Washington’s franchise in the 2010s whose refusal to play after a botched cancer diagnosis enveloped the team in a fog of gloom for all of last year.

A similar story played out for Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, a Delhi-based musician, whose songwriting emerged out of the loneliness and gloom of the pandemic.

From Quartz

They peered out into the gloom from Battery Park and could not make out her form.

He is rather drawn to figures in pain, to the primordial, and to gloom.

In the gloom the flash of missiles impacting in the distance heartened them.

To add to the gloom, several high-profile Ebola cases have occurred in health-care workers treating patients with the disease.

Hockney released the landscape from eternal gloom and flooded it with light.

As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.

She saw his back for an instant against the pale gloom of the garden, in which vapour was curling.

He spoke Urdu exceedingly well, and it was difficult in the gloom to recognize him as a European.

Once more these huge explosions unloading their cargoes of midnight on to the evening gloom.

He may be considered as one of the learned few whose genius dissipated the gloom of the 8th century.


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On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloom, such as: anguish, bitterness, despair, discouragement, doldrums, and foreboding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.