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Meaning of GLOAMING

Pronunciation:  'glowming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
 

GLOAMING is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: dusk, evenfall, fall, nightfall, twilight
 
 See Also: eve, evening, eventide, hour, night, time of day

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gloam"ing\, n. [See {Gloom}.]
1. Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening. [Scot. & North of
   Eng., and in poetry.] --Hogg.

2. Sullenness; melancholy. [Obs.] --J. Still.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bad light, brown of dusk, brownness, candlelight, candlelighting, cocklight, crepuscule, darkishness, darksomeness, deadness, dim, dim light, dimness, dimpsy, drabness, dullness, dusk, duskiness, duskingtide, duskness, eventide, flatness, gloam, glooming, half-light, lack of sparkle, lackluster, lifelessness, lusterlessness, mat, mat finish, murk, murkiness, nightfall, owllight, partial darkness, semidark, somberness, twilight
 

 

 

 

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