Associations to the word «Sombre»


SOMBRE, adjective. Dark; gloomy.
SOMBRE, adjective. Dull or dark in colour.
SOMBRE, adjective. Melancholy; dismal.
SOMBRE, adjective. Grave.
SOMBRE, noun. (obsolete) gloom; obscurity; duskiness
SOMBRE, verb. To make sombre or dark; to make shady.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley