somberly
adverb see somber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Somberly — Som ber*ly, Sombrely Som bre*ly, adv. In a somber manner; sombrously; gloomily; despondingly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • somberly — adverb in a somber manner That s sure bad news, said Dowd, somberly • Syn: ↑sombrely • Derived from adjective: ↑somber …   Useful english dictionary

  • somberly — See somber. * * * …   Universalium

  • somberly — adverb In a somber manner …   Wiktionary

  • somberly — adv. gloomily, dismally; darkly; sadly, mournfully; gravely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somberly — som·ber·ly …   English syllables

  • Sombrely — Somberly Som ber*ly, Sombrely Som bre*ly, adv. In a somber manner; sombrously; gloomily; despondingly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • somber — somberly, adv. somberness, n. /som beuhr/, adj. 1. gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted: a somber passageway. 2. dark and dull, as color, or as things in respect to color: a somber dress. 3. gloomy, depressing, or dismal: a somber mood. 4.… …   Universalium

  • sombrely — adverb in a somber manner That s sure bad news, said Dowd, somberly • Syn: ↑somberly • Derived from adjective: ↑somber (for: ↑somberly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • somber — or sombre adjective Etymology: French sombre Date: 1760 1. so shaded as to be dark and gloomy 2. a. of a serious mien ; grave < somber dignitaries > b. of a dismal or depressing character ; melancholy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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