Definition of sombreness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɒmbənəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːmbərnəs//
    (British English)(US English somberness)[uncountable]
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  1. 1the quality of being dark and dull in colour synonym drabness
  2. 2a feeling of sadness; the quality of being sad and serious synonym melancholy an atmosphere of sombreness and grief