Somberness
Somberness Som"ber*ness, Sombreness Som"bre*ness, n. The quality or state of being somber; gloominess. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • somberness — noun see somber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • somberness — See somberly. * * * …   Universalium

  • somberness — noun The state or quality of being somber …   Wiktionary

  • somberness — som·ber·ness || sÉ‘mbÉ™(r)nɪs / sÉ’m n. gloominess, darkness; dullness; sadness, glumness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somberness — som·ber·ness …   English syllables

  • somberness — noun 1. a state of partial or total darkness he struck a match to dispel the gloom • Syn: ↑gloom, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑sombreness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sombreness — Somberness Som ber*ness, Sombreness Som bre*ness, n. The quality or state of being somber; gloominess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sombreness — noun 1. a state of partial or total darkness he struck a match to dispel the gloom • Syn: ↑gloom, ↑somberness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre, ↑somber (for: ↑somberness …   Useful english dictionary

  • darkness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Absence of light Nouns 1. darkness, dark; blackness, obscurity, gloom, murk; dusk (see dimness); cloudiness; shade, shadow, umbra, penumbra; skiagraphy; shading; swarthiness. 2. (total darkness)… …   English dictionary for students

  • gloominess — noun 1. a feeling of melancholy apprehension • Syn: ↑gloom, ↑somberness, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑sombreness), ↑somber ( …   Useful english dictionary

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