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gloom

noun /ɡluːm/
a state of not quite complete darkness
demi-jour
I could not tell the colour of the car in the gloom.
sadness
tristesse
The king’s death cast a gloom over the whole country.
gloomy adjective sad or depressed
triste
Don’t look so gloomy.
depressing gloomy news. dim; dark gloomy rooms.
gloominess noun
assombrissement
(Definition of gloom from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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