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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Dark and gloomy. Also: Sad or serious.

Usage examples (34)
  • We expected the movie to be light and cheerful but it was very somber and long instead.
  • That was much the same thing Torre told players in what he described as a somber clubhouse once the Dodgers had filed in by mid-afternoon.
  • Kool J sighed and answered the question in somber fashion.
  • His expression somber, Ry clapped a hand on Luke's shoulder. for more
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