Part of speech:
Gloom is defined as darkness or a dark and gloomy place, or it is defined as a state of being depressed and in a bad mood.
The approach of darkness; dusk.
Lacking light; dim; shadowy
The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.
One that is unknown.
The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.
(Archaic) Dim light; dimness; dusk
Of questionable character; shady:
The time between sunset and sunrise.
Having dark brown or black hair or eyes.
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
The definition of black is covered in darkness or having no light.
(Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
Being in a state of moral or intellectual darkness; unenlightened.
Appropriate for or suggestive of a funeral; mournful:
Desolate is defined as someone or something which is unhappy or bleak.
A part of the night spent in a specified way
Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
(Zoology) Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
Not comprehensible; that cannot be understood; obscure or unintelligible
Dull or commonplace in character; dreary:
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Of the color blue.
The light from the sun; daylight or dawn
Serving to obscure or darken.
showing a brooding ill humor; ; ; ; ; ; - Bruce Bliven
Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
Relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
having skin rich in melanin pigments
Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
Full of pitch; smeared with pitch
Deficient in brightness
The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
Cloudy and dark; overcast.
Of a complexion tending toward brown or black
The definition of swarthy is someone who has a dark complexion.
The definition of glum is being or looking gloomy or sad.
Showing resentment and ill humor by morose, unsociable withdrawal
Characterized by or expressive of a foreboding somberness
In shadow; shady
The effect or sensation by means of which an observer is able to distinguish differences in luminance.
Having a dark complexion.
Marked by little hopefulness
Of a complexion tending toward brown or black
(Meteorology) The sky is said to be overcast, when it is more than 90% covered by clouds.
Alternative form of stygian: dark and gloomy, or infernal and hellish.
Brown is defined as a color made from mixing red, black and yellow, or something of that color.
Blackness or darkness, as of complexion.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A dark area, especially the blackest part of a shadow from which all light is cut off.
Foliage, considered as shade-giving
The definition of adumbrate is to suggest beforehand or to vaguely foreshadow.
To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
To render vague or uncertain; obscure:
To make hard to understand or follow; obscure:
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
The definition of encouraging is something that gives hope.
Inspiring or giving hope
The definition of distinct is separate from or different from.
The definition of evident is obvious or easily understand.
Readily perceived; manifest; obvious; visible.
Straightforward; frank or candid:
Perceived as bright and distinct; brilliant:
(Archaic) Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
Filled with light; bright
The definition of visible is something that can be seen or noticed, or someone or something that is well-known or in the public eye.
The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
The definition of cognizance means the range of what one can observe and understand, or the right to deal with a legal case in the court system.
(Countable, photometry) The intensity distribution of light over the visible spectrum generated by the Sun under various conditions or by other light sources intended to simulate natural daylight.
The state of being light, not heavy
The portion of a 24-hour period that is devoted to work, school, or business:
The definition of an illumination is the act or process of making something clearer or brighter or a device for doing so.
(US, now dated and potentially offensive) Of skin color other than the white; in particular: black.
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