Associations to the word «Somber»

Wiktionary

SOMBER, adjective. Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
SOMBER, adjective. Dark, lacking color or brightness.
SOMBER, verb. Alternative form of sombre

Dictionary definition

SOMBER, adjective. Lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes".
SOMBER, adjective. Grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats