Definition of "sombreness" [sombreness]

  • Alternative spelling of somberness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sombreness" in a sentence
  • "They were eyes that masked the soul with a thousand guises, and that sometimes opened, at rare moments, and allowed it to rush up as though it were about to fare forth nakedly into the world on some wonderful adventure, — eyes that could brood with the hopeless sombreness of leaden skies; that could snap and crackle points of fire like those which sparkle from"
  • "The sombreness and the sternness of it appeal to me, but not the sadness."
  • ""The coastal region is quite flat, so that an excess of sky bears down with an intolerable weight, pressing the essence out of everything beneath it for it imposes such a burden on us that we have all been forced inward on ourselves in an introspective sombreness intensified by the perpetual abrasive clamor of the sea.""