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  1. sombreadjective

    Synonyms:
    dire, melancholy, dreary, dismal

  2. sombreadjective

    Dark; gloomy.

    Synonyms:
    melancholy, dismal, dire, dreary

  3. sombreadjective

    Dull or dark in colour.

    Synonyms:
    dismal, dire, dreary, melancholy

  4. sombreadjective

    Melancholy; dismal.

    Synonyms:
    melancholy, dire, dismal, dreary

  5. sombreadjective

    Grave.

    a sombre situation

    Synonyms:
    dreary, melancholy, dire, dismal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sombre

    Synonyms:
    dull, grave, gloomy, dark, murky, cloudy, funereal, sable, mournful, dusky, pensive, melancholy

    Antonyms:
    bright, gay, sunny, joyous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drab, sober, somber, sombreadjective

    lacking brightness or color; dull

    "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"

    Synonyms:
    sober, serious, melancholy, somber, dingy, drear, grim, gloomy, dismal, blue, dark, grave, drab, olive-drab, sedate, disconsolate, dreary, unplayful, solemn, sorry

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, colorful, colourful

  2. somber, sombre, melancholyadjective

    grave or even gloomy in character

    "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"

    Synonyms:
    somber, drab, melancholy, melancholic, sober

    Antonyms:
    colourful, colorful, cheerful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sombreadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Written also somber.] shady, dusky, cloudy, murky, dark, dull, darksome, rayless, sunless, unilluminated, obscure, dismal, sombrous, gloomy

  2. sombreadjective

    Synonyms:
    melancholy, sad, mournful, doleful, lugubrious, funereal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sombre":

    bleak, gloomy, dark, grim, dismal, pessimistic, somber, dusky

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