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somberness

Definitions of somberness
  1. noun
    a state of partial or total darkness
    synonyms: gloom, sombreness
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    type of:
    semidarkness
    partial darkness
  2. noun
    a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    synonyms: gloom, gloominess, sombreness
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    type of:
    apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread
    fearful expectation or anticipation
    melancholy
    a feeling of thoughtful sadness
  3. noun
    a manner that is serious and solemn
    synonyms: graveness, gravity, soberness, sobriety, sombreness
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    types:
    stodginess, stuffiness
    dull and pompous gravity
    type of:
    earnestness, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity
    the trait of being serious
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