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"gloom" in British English

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gloomnoun [U]

uk   /ɡluːm/ us   /ɡluːm/
  • gloom noun [U] (DARKNESS)

literary a situation in which it is nearly dark and difficult to see well: She peered into the gloom, but she couldn't see where the noise was coming from. A figure emerged from the gloom of the corridor.
(Definition of gloom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gloom" in American English

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gloomnoun [U]

us   /ɡlum/
  • gloom noun [U] (NO HOPE)

lack of hope: Gloom and anger replaced her earlier upbeat mood.
  • gloom noun [U] (DARKNESS)

darkness or near darkness: Up ahead they could see lights in the gloom.
(Definition of gloom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gloom" in Business English

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gloomnoun [U]

uk   /ɡluːm/ us  
feelings of worry that things are bad and will not improve: There is widespread doom and gloom about the company's future. The market gloom was caused by fears of recession.
(Definition of gloom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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