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Somber

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Pronunciation : Som"ber, Som"bre
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [F. sombre; cf. Sp. sombra, shade, prob. from LL. subumbrare to put in the shade; L. sub under + umbra shade. See Umbrage.]
Definition : 1. Dull; dusky; somewhat dark; gloomy; as, a somber forest; a somber house.

2. Melancholy; sad; grave; depressing; as, a somber person; somber reflections. The dinner was silent and somber; happily it was also short. Beaconsfield.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Som"ber, Som"bre
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To make somber, or dark; to make shady. [R.]

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Som"ber, Som"bre
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: Gloom; obscurity; duskiness; somberness. [Obs.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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