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