Definition of 'gloom'
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So why all the doom and gloom? The Sun (2016)So much speculation on doom and gloom. The Sun (2016)Since then a series of awkward draws and dodgy defeats has led to doom and gloom. The Sun (2017)It is not all doom and gloom. The Sun (2016)Before the referendum he ignored impartiality to spread gloom about Brexit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead of doom and gloom, we need to look at it as an opportunity to turn the season around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)CONSUMER gloom about inflation is deepening, according to a report. The Sun (2016)Musicals don't ask us to ignore the gloom, doom and dangers of life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's not all doom and gloom, though. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Despite the tinsel, things are all doom and gloom over at the Platts. The Sun (2016)The figures follow months of doom and gloom about pub closures. The Sun (2009)She stood up and ran into the dense gloom of the surrounding trees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Britain is emerging from economic gloom but some people are emerging faster than others. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet it is not all doom and gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Much of that is explained by gloom over the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is the overwhelming gloom about the banks justified? Times, Sunday Times (2008)February payrolls report has clearly added to the gloom surrounding the economic outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But doom and gloom is only part of the story. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In these dark days of gloom one would think they had timed the announcement to cheer up the nation. The Sun (2010)It was not all gloom yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is the gloom about to lift? Times, Sunday Times (2008)What visitors fed on the tabloid media diet of gloom and despondency might find surprising are the smiles and laughter they will encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Other positives were not easy to find in the autumn gloom, until yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The unexpectedly low increase in unemployment has been one of the few reasons to be cheerful amid the economic gloom of the past three years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She felt as if all her morning 's gloom would vanish if she could see her husband glad because of her presence. Middlemarch (1872)Practice periods that end in gloom and despondency must be avoided - they have the opposite effect of reinforcing or "conditioning" helplessness. The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)What brings a lump to my throat is finding that the grubby'70s light fittings are still casting a yellow gloom over the morning assembly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)IF all of a sudden this morning you find your world plunged into darkness and gloom, do not fear. The Sun (2015)You may say we have become used to gloom from Britain's factories over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said: 'There was a lot of disappointment and doom and gloom about the place. The Sun (2010)The period costumes are exquisite too, with gorgeous colour and playfulness seeping in, defying the gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely it is near, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness. Christianity Today (2000)And in the midst of the unending gloom in the economy, Britons increasingly are turning back to childhood pleasures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have been able to defy the economic gloom, aided by the internet and no small amount of blood, sweat and tears. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: gloom NOUN
The gloom is a state of near darkness.
...the gloom of a foggy November morning.
Definition of gloom from the Collins English Dictionary
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