The somber palette was broken by a shade of deep blue iris that was like twilight to this midnight-hour collection.
Far from somber, the holiday is marked by laughter, music, dancing, and fireworks.
In the fashionable shopping district of Damascus the atmosphere is somber.
Both men were dressed like funeral directors, in dark suits, white shirts, and somber ties.
It was a somber event that underscored the roots of the modern French-American relationship.
Now, in his black suit, he was a somber figure; and in the blue eyes I read a fear suppressed.
The place was far off in the woods and the surroundings were wild and somber.
She was dressed in a thin black fabric, and her beautifully shaped hands gleamed unusually white against its somber folds.
It will have a somber theme, something after the manner of Turgenieff.
The shelves are filled with somber sets of the "Transactions" and "Proceedings" of several learned societies.
1760 "gloomy, shadowy" (earlier sombrous, c.1730), from French sombre "dark, gloomy," from Old French sombre (14c.), from an adjective from Late Latin subumbrare "to shadow," from sub "under" (see sub-) + umbra "shade, shadow," perhaps from a suffixed form of PIE *andho- "blind, dark" (see umbrage). Related: Somberly; somberness.