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Sombre meaning

sombre - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Dull; dusky; somewhat dark; gloomy; as, a somber forest; a somber house.
  2. 2. Melancholy; sad; grave; depressing; as, a somber person; somber reflections.
  3. 3. To make somber, or dark; to make shady.
  4. 4. Gloom; obscurity; duskiness; somberness.
  5. 5. Dark; melancholy.

sombre - examples of usage

  1. The sombre daylight was drawing to an early close as the two stood looking out of the sitting- room window. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. The darkness had come quickly and the woods that stretched between the lodge and the centre of Werowocomoco were thick and sombre. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
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