What is another word for gloaming?

144 synonyms found


[ ɡlˈə͡ʊmɪŋ], [ ɡlˈə‍ʊmɪŋ], [ ɡ_l_ˈəʊ_m_ɪ_ŋ]

Gloaming, a word used to describe the period of the day between daylight and darkness, has a few synonyms that can be used interchangeably. Twilight, dusk, and nightfall are all words that can be used to describe this time of day. Other words that can be used instead of gloaming include eventide, crepuscule, and sundown. The varying vocabulary options for describing this time of day provide writers and speakers with options for adding variation and depth to their language. Each of these words has its own connotations and associations, giving the speaker or writer the opportunity to add emotional weight to their description.

Related words: twilight, nightfall, dusk

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    Synonyms for Gloaming:

    What are the hypernyms for Gloaming?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

    What are the opposite words for gloaming?

    Gloaming is a word used to describe the time period between sunset and complete darkness. It's a beautiful word, but sometimes we need to express the opposite meaning. The antonyms for gloaming are daylight, brightness, and morning. Daylight indicates the period when the sun is visible above the horizon, while brightness refers to the quality or state of being bright. Morning is the time of day when the sun rises, and the daylight replaces the darkness of the night. These antonyms provide us with alternative ways to express the opposite meaning of gloaming in our writing and speech.

    Usage examples for Gloaming

    They were milking the cows, in the evening gloaming, when they observed a flock of fairies reeling and setting upon the green plain in front of the knoll.
    "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
    W. Y. Evans Wentz
    Jamie, a little cross and very sleepy, was taken home to his bed at The Cedars in a half-awake condition; and afterwards Elsie and Arnold strolled along Miss Ryan's garden in the gloaming, the happiest pair of lovers that ever saw the moon rise over Rushbrook in silent peace.
    "A Vanished Hand"
    Sarah Doudney
    The pigeons had gone to roost, the last blush of crimson had faded from the sky, and the first stars were twinkling faintly in the gloaming.
    "A Vanished Hand"
    Sarah Doudney

    Famous quotes with Gloaming

    • If we got into a situation where people start burning our records, then bring it on. That's the whole point. The gloaming has begun. We're in the darkness. This has happened before. Go read some history.
      Thom Yorke
    • Somewhere—in desolate wind-swept space— In Twilight-land—in No-man’s land— Two hurrying Shapes met face to face, And bade each other stand.“And who are you?” cried one, agape, Shuddering in the gloaming light. “I know not,” said the second Shape, “I only died last night.”
      Thomas Bailey Aldrich
    • There now ensued a series of incidents which transported me to the opposite extremes of ecstasy and horror; incidents which I tremble to recall and dare not seek to interpret.Then in a tone of silver it addressed me: "It is the end. They have come down through the gloaming from the stars. Now all is over, and beyond the Arinurian streams we shall dwell blissfully in Teloe."
      H. P. Lovecraft

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