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1 a state of partial or total darkness; "he struck a match to dispell the gloom" [syn: somberness, sombreness]
2 a feeling of melancholy apprehension [syn: gloominess, somberness]
3 an atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office" [syn: gloominess, glumness]

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darkness, dimness or obscurity
a melancholy, depressing or despondent atmosphere

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