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Somberness

noun
1.
A state of partial or total darkness.  Synonyms: gloom, sombreness.
2.
A feeling of melancholy apprehension.  Synonyms: gloom, gloominess, sombreness.
3.
A manner that is serious and solemn.  Synonyms: graveness, gravity, soberness, sobriety, sombreness.






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"Somberness" Quotes from Famous Books



... desert scene. Then as Carley gazed the rifts began to close. Another transformation began, the reverse of what she watched. The golden radiance of sunrise vanished, and under a gray, lowering, coalescing pall of cloud the round hills returned to their bleak somberness, and the green desert took again ...
— The Call of the Canyon • Zane Grey



Words linked to "Somberness" :   semidarkness, stodginess, stuffiness, earnestness, apprehensiveness, dread, seriousness, gloom, somber, serious-mindedness, melancholy, sincerity, apprehension



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