gloom synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term gloom:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gloom, somberness, sombrenessnoun

    a state of partial or total darkness

    sombreness, gloom, graveness, gravity, glumness, gloominess, somberness, soberness, sobriety

  2. gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombrenessnoun

    a feeling of melancholy apprehension

    sombreness, gloom, graveness, lugubriousness, gravity, glumness, gloominess, somberness, sadness, soberness, sobriety

  3. gloom, gloominess, glumnessnoun

    an atmosphere of depression and melancholy

    sombreness, gloom, lugubriousness, glumness, moroseness, gloominess, somberness, sadness, sullenness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gloom

    blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, gloominess, obscurity, shade, shadow

    blaze, flame, flare, flash, flicker, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glistening, glistering, glitter, glow, illumination, incandescence, light, luster, scintillation, sheen, shimmer, shine, shining, sparkle, twinkle, twinkling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gloomnoun

    obscurity, darkness, dimness, gloominess, cloud

  2. gloomnoun

    sadness, dejection, depression, despondency, melancholy, heaviness of mind, low spirits

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pessimism, darkness, sadness, dark