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 Dictionary entry overview: What does somber mean? 

SOMBER (adjective)
  The adjective SOMBER has 2 senses:

1. grave or even gloomy in character
2. lacking brightness or color; dull

  Familiarity information: SOMBER used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SOMBER (adjective)

Sense 1somber [BACK TO TOP]


Grave or even gloomy in character


somber; sombre; melancholy

Context examples:

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


cheerless; uncheerful (lacking cheer; depressing)

Sense 2somber [BACK TO TOP]


Lacking brightness or color; dull


drab; somber; sombre; sober

Context examples:

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


colorless; colourless (weak in color; not colorful)

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