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Definition of the adjective somber
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adjective - degrees: more somber / somberer | most somber / somberest
- lacking brightness or color; dull
- grave or even gloomy in character
Alternative definition of the adjective somber
- Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
- Dark, lacking color or brightness.
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Finnish-English dictionary (1916)
by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio
somber 1. dark), -tytan 1. -tan tr. make gloomy (1. melancholy 1. somber) ; darken, obscure, dim, cloud. synkkyys s. gloominess, gloom; melancholy; ...
by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert
Soft sweet expression—Spinone Italiano Somber or frowning expression. The Sussex Spaniel's expression is an important feature of the breed. The Sussex has a somber and serious appearance and its fairly heavy brows produce a frowning ...
by S. Fallows
Dull, opaque, non-luminous, obscure, rayless, lurid, somber, noureflecting, dim, dusky, cloudy, nebulous, pale, wan, caligiuous. "le6111. 81m. Scold, shrew [See Vmco . Vocation. SYN. Profession, oflice, calling, function, mission, avocation, ...
by Sidney L. Landau
discouraging, gloomy, ominous, somber, unpromising, portentous, depressing, dashing, daunting, hopeless. ant. 1, 2 bright, sharp, brilliant, sparkling. 3 rosy, glowing, hopeful, encouraging, promising. dimension n. extent, magnitude, size, ...
"Daddy Lied," a somber poem by Rory Buchanan, reconciles the silence andits irrational sensibilitiesas belonging to the past. Buchanan's father raisedhim as hisfather's fatherhad done: according toa silentcode of manhood. Silence serves as ...
The Pianist's Dictionary (2004)
by Maurice Hinson
somber (Fr.). Gloomy, dull, heavy, somber. sombrio (Sp.). Gloomy, hazy ...
Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin
The modern American wake is a somber affair, with people wearing black or other dark clothing unless the deceased or survivors specify otherwise. The tobacco and snuff are out of fashion now, but they remain in use ceremonially at wakes.
by Martin Manser
abstemious, abstinent, moderate, temperate 2 solemn, serious, grave, staid, sombre, somber (N. Am.), sedate ant. 1 drunk, intoxicated 2 frivolous so-called adj. alleged, professed, supposed sociable adj. friendly, outgoing, gregarious, genial, ...
averb solved, solving, solves somber adjective Dark or grim; gloomy: a somber sky; ...
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Scrabble value of S1O1M3B3E1R1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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