Gloomth


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n.1.Gloom.
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Since the suffix -th ceased to be productive after the Middle English period, Walpole's coinages greenth, blueth and gloomth clearly display "non-productive creativity" in the sense of Bauer (2001: 64).
There's also the pure Gothic of the scenes in Dracula's Transylvanian castle, saturated with cobwebs, dark shadows and general gloomth (a term coined by Horace Walpole, the great pioneer of Gothic culture), but it's the lively depiction of Whitby (where Stoker plotted part of the novel) that won my heart.
That can't be; Gothic is merely architecture; and as one has a satisfaction in imprinting the gloomth of abbeys and cathedrals on one's house, so one's garden, on the contrary, is to be nothing but riant, and the gaiety of nature'.