Definition of “gloom” - English Dictionary

(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 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)