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Definition of "gloominess" [gloom•i•ness]

  • The state or condition of being gloomy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gloominess" in a sentence
  • "Its dark red color; its gloominess, which is partly due to its architectural severity; its four mighty towers -- all combine to cause a feeling of fear, especially on moonlight nights, when the shadows of the towers fall on the water in the moat, which still surrounds the castle as in days of old."
  • "In his work is nothing to recall the gloominess of the period; he has seen in it nothing but exploits and heroic adventure."
  • "A "black spell" makes people forsake pleasurable things — "fireside joys" — for the "gloominess" of church service."