This is perhaps why Scrooge thought he saw a funeral convoy going on before him in the gloom.
The desire increased day by day, and as she knew she could not have any of it, she sank into gloom, looking pale and miserable.
There was a gloom over him.
I have seen her die in the gloom of an Italian tomb, sucking the poison from her lover's lips.
She looked into the future, but saw only doom and gloom.
When the eyes grew accustomed to the surrounding gloom they could make out on the wall some delivery-baskets, bakers' peels, smocks, caps and shoes hanging from nails, and on the ceiling thick, silvery cobwebs covered with dust.
With this atmosphere of lordly gloom, the antiques would harmonize beautifully, without that cry of protest which they always seemed to make
was sending him through the air. And so, with sweats of anguish, he wakefully passed the hours until in the gloom of his room a milky rectangle of light appeared, and the dawn began to be reflected
A scattering of fires burned in its midst, their sullen, ragged light barely penetrating the gloom.
A thunderstorm always communicated to me an inexpressibly oppressive feeling of fear and gloom.
1. despondency: dejection, depression, melancholy, malaise, sadness, despair
2. gloominess: dimness, obscurity, shade, shadow, darkness, dark