HyperDic: somber

English > 2 senses of the word somber:
ADJECTIVEallsomber, drab, sober, sombrelacking brightness or color
allsomber, sombre, melancholygrave or even gloomy in character
somber > pronunciation
Soundssaa'mber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > somber: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking brightness or color; dull.
Example "children in somber brown clothes"
Synonymsdrab, sober, sombre
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishapagado
Catalanapagat
Nounssombernessa state of partial or total darkness
English > somber: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningGrave or even gloomy in character.
Examples
  • "a suit of somber black"
  • "a somber mood"
Synonymssombre, melancholy
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishsolemne, sombrío, umbrío
Catalanobac, ombriu, ombrívol
Nounssombernessa manner that is serious and solemn
sombernessa feeling of melancholy apprehension
Adverbssomberlyin a somber manner

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