Meaning of somber

som•ber

Pronunciation: (som'bur), [key]
— adj.
  1. gloomily dark; shadowy; dimly lighted: a somber passageway.
  2. dark and dull, as color, or as things in respect to color: a somber dress.
  3. gloomy, depressing, or dismal: a somber mood.
  4. extremely serious; grave: a somber expression on his face.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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