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synonyms for gloom and doom

  • black despondency
  • death instinct
  • pessimism
  • self-destructive urge
  • suicidal despair
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How to use gloom and doom in a sentence

As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He breathed fierce and honest anathema on the heads of the bowelless fiends who had abandoned the babe to its doom.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She saw his back for an instant against the pale gloom of the garden, in which vapour was curling.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He spoke Urdu exceedingly well, and it was difficult in the gloom to recognize him as a European.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
For Tony certainly acknowledged by his attitude the same threatening sense of doom that lay so heavy upon his cousin's heart.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Once more these huge explosions unloading their cargoes of midnight on to the evening gloom.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLOOM AND DOOM

  • black despondency
  • death instinct
  • gloom and doom
  • pessimism
  • self-destructive urge
  • suicidal despair
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.