1. depressingly dark
- the gloomy forest
- the glooming interior of an old inn
- `gloomful' is archaic
1. 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.
1. present participle of gloom