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glooming


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glooming  \Gloom"ing\,  n.  [Cf.  {Gloaming}.] 
  Twilight  (of  morning  or  evening);  the  gloaming. 
 
  When  the  faint  glooming  in  the  sky  First  lightened  into 
  day  --Trench. 
 
  The  balmy  glooming,  crescent-lit.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloom  \Gloom\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gloomed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Glooming}.] 
  1.  To  shine  or  appear  obscurely  or  imperfectly;  to  glimmer. 
 
  2.  To  become  dark  or  dim;  to  be  or  appear  dismal,  gloomy,  or 
  sad;  to  come  to  the  evening  twilight. 
 
  The  black  gibbet  glooms  beside  the  way  --Goldsmith. 
 
  [This  weary  day]  .  .  .  at  last  I  see  it  gloom. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glooming 
  adj  :  depressingly  dark;  "the  gloomy  forest";  "the  glooming 
  interior  of  an  old  inn";  "`gloomful'  is  archaic"  [syn: 
  {gloomy},  {gloomful}] 




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