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English adjective: sombre

1. sombre lacking brightness or color; dull

SamplesDrab faded curtains.
Sober Puritan grey.
Children in somber brown clothes.

Synonymsdrab, sober, somber

Similarcolorless, colourless

Antonymscolorful, colourful

2. sombre grave or even gloomy in character

SamplesSolemn and mournful music.
A suit of somber black.
A somber mood.

Synonymsmelancholy, somber

Similarcheerless, depressing, uncheerful


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