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English definition of “gloom”

gloom

noun [U] (WITHOUT HOPE)    /ɡluːm/
feelings of great unhappiness and loss of hope : Bergman's films are often full of gloom and despair . There is widespread gloom and doom about the company's future .Sadness and regretNot hopeful
(Definition of gloom noun (WITHOUT HOPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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