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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gloom, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gloomed p. pr. & vb. n. Glooming.]
 1. To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer.
 2. To become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come to the evening twilight.
    The black gibbet glooms beside the way.   --Goldsmith.
    [This weary day] . . . at last I see it gloom.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gloom·ing, n.  Twilight (of morning or evening); the gloaming.
 When the faint glooming in the sky
 First lightened into day.   --Trench.
    The balmy glooming, crescent-lit.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming
            interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic" [syn:
            gloomy, gloomful]