sombreness

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

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  • 2 sombreness — sombre (US also somber) ► ADJECTIVE 1) dark or dull. 2) oppressively solemn or sober. DERIVATIVES sombrely adverb sombreness noun. ORIGIN French, from Latin sub under + umbra shade …

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  • 3 sombreness — som·bre·ness …

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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), ↑ …

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

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  • 7 graveness — noun a manner that is serious and solemn • Syn: ↑gravity, ↑sobriety, ↑soberness, ↑somberness, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑ …

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  • 8 soberness — noun 1. the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol • Syn: ↑sobriety • Ant: ↑drunkenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sober • Hypernyms: ↑temporary state …

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  • 9 somber — adjective 1. lacking brightness or color; dull (Freq. 1) drab faded curtains sober Puritan grey children in somber brown clothes • Syn: ↑drab, ↑sober, ↑sombre …

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

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  • 11 A Christmas Carol — For other uses, see A Christmas Carol (disambiguation). A Christmas Carol   …

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  • 12 Bureau of Missing Persons — Infobox Film name = Bureau of Missing Persons image size = caption = Videotape cover director = Roy Del Ruth producer = Henry Blanke (uncredited) writer = John H. Ayres (story) Carol Bird (story) Robert Presnell, Sr. starring = Pat O Brian Lewis… …

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  • 13 The Sign of the Ram — Infobox Film name = The Sign of the Ram image size = caption = Theatrical Poster director = John Sturges producer = Irving Cummings Jr. writer = Screenplay: Charles Bennett Story: Margaret Ferguson narrator = starring = Susan Peters Alexander… …

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  • 14 folk art — folk art, adj. folk artist. artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as …

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  • 15 Hasidism — /has i diz euhm, hah si /, n. Judaism. the principles and practices of the Hasidim. Also, Hassidism, Chasidism, Chassidism. [HASID + ISM] * * * Pietistic and mystical movement in Judaism that originated in 18th century Poland. It was a reaction… …

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  • 16 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 17 Liturgical Colours —     Liturgical Colours     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Liturgical Colours     By a law of her liturgy the Church directs that the vestments worn by her sacred ministers, and the drapery used in the decoration of the altar should correspond in… …

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  • 18 sombre — som|bre BrE somber AmE [ˈsɔmbə US ˈsa:mbər] adj [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: sombre, probably from Latin sub under + umbra shade, shadow ] 1.) sad and serious = ↑grave ▪ They sat in sombre silence. ▪ …

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  • 19 sombre — (US also somber) adjective 1》 dark or dull. 2》 oppressively solemn or sober. Derivatives sombrely adverb sombreness noun Word History Sombre and sombrero come from the same source: Latin umbra shade . Sombre …

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  • 20 sullenness — n. 1. Moroseness, moodiness, sourness, churlishness, spleen, sulkiness, ill temper, bad blood. 2. Gloominess, sombreness, dismalness. 3. Sluggishness, slowness, heaviness. 4. Obstinacy, intractableness, stubbornness, intractability. 5. Malignity …

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