Derived forms of sombresombrely or US somberly, adverbsombreness or US somberness, nounsombrous (ˈsɒmbrəs), adjective
Word Origin for sombre
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How to use sombre in a sentence
To highlight them, Frum believes, would have been to make the book less amusing and more sombre.
His eyes became more sombre, looked suddenly as if even their material weight must have increased.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The more his kind wife exerted herself to comfort him, the more obstinately he persisted in maintaining his own sombre views.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
In quiet shade the sombre valley lay,While all the little hills around were clothedWith the soft lustre of the dewy moon.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi