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

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

  2. gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombrenessnoun

    a feeling of melancholy apprehension

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

  3. gloom, gloominess, glumnessnoun

    an atmosphere of depression and melancholy

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gloom

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    obscurity, darkness, dimness, gloominess, cloud

  2. gloomnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pessimism, darkness, sadness, dark



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