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

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