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English adjective: somber

1. somber lacking brightness or color; dull

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

Synonymsdrab, sober, sombre

Similarcolorless, colourless

Antonymscolorful, colourful

2. somber grave or even gloomy in character

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

Synonymsmelancholy, sombre

Similarcheerless, depressing, uncheerful


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