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

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

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

Synonyms for sombre in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

Synonyms for sombre in the sense of this definition

(sombre 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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