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noun as in desolation

noun as in gloom

noun as in shade

noun as in sulkiness

Weak match

noun as in sullenness

noun as in unhappiness

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Example Sentences

He perceived Ida after awhile, and acknowledged her presence by touching his hat, with no loss of gloominess.

Anne reproached me for my gloominess and went off early, hurt, I know, at my seeming indifference.

The vicissitudes of all seasons occurred in one, and, before my spring had closed, I had felt the winter's gloominess and cold.

Gonzalo guessed the purport of Don Rosendo's journey, and his gloominess increased.

She at once thought of kindling a fire as the only means she had of taking away some of the gloominess of the place.


On this page you'll find 391 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloominess, such as: dejection, despondency, doldrums, dumps, gloom, and glumness.

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