glumness glumness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
  2. (n) a gloomy ill-tempered feeling

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In other words, despite the general glumness about the speed and strength of the recovery, particularly among New Economy techies, rates hit bottom in December at 1.
  2. Her glumness typified the mood at the party's 75th congress in Reims on Saturday.
  3. The glumness vanished as the returns came in.

News

  • ‘Mad Men’ Season 7 Premiere: Peggy Breaks Down In Tears

    The final season of ‘Mad Men’ began on April 13 with the same slowly churning dread — but also with more changes than ever, as the glumness of Madison Avenue was contrasted by the new eternal sunshine of California.
    on April 14, 2014     Source: HollywoodLife

Quotes

  • "Most striking was their obvious glumness at the fall of Bagdad," stated Harper, of those who opposed the war. "But even previous to that were the dark suggestions on the anniversary of September 11 (hinted at even by our own prime minister)...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: Toronto Star

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