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Definition of "somberness" [som•ber•ness]

  • The state or quality of being somber. (noun)

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Use "somberness" in a sentence
  • "The black hollow of its disused portal looked out from shadows which acquired some of their somberness from the tragic memories connected with its empty void."
  • "Life might easily come to be sober to somberness, which is a thing unwholesome and undesirable."
  • ""This Life is a Mist," the first track, starts the album off in a very mellow and transcending mood while evoking emotions of somberness, which is distinctly used to create an uprising of emotion throughout the rest of the album."