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Definition 1: lacking brightness or color; dull - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where somber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drab faded curtains
  • sober Puritan grey
  • children in somber brown clothes

Synonyms for somber in the sense of this definition

(somber is similar to ...) weak in color; not colorful

Definition 2: grave or even gloomy in character - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where somber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • solemn and mournful music
  • a suit of somber black
  • a somber mood

Synonyms for somber in the sense of this definition

(somber is similar to ...) causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

"the economic outlook is depressing" "something cheerless about the room" "a moody and uncheerful person" "an uncheerful place"

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