|1.||[ adjective ] becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over|
"the darkening sky"
|2.||[ adjective ] characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom|
"gloomy at the thought of what he had to face" "gloomy predictions" "a gloomy silence" "took a grim view of the economy" "the darkening mood"
|3.||[ noun ] (color) changing to a darker color|
|Related terms:||change_of_color obfuscation darken|