somber

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "sombre."
somber(
sam
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buhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (melancholy)
a. sombrío
How can you be so somber amidst all this revelry?¿Cómo puedes estar tan sombrío en medio de toda esta juerga?
b. lúgubre
I think a more somber tune like a dirge would be more appropriate for the funeral.Creo que una melodía más lúgubre, como una endecha, sería más apropiada para el funeral.
2. (color)
a. sombrío
I prefer to wear somber and neutral colors because they don't stain as easily.Prefiero llevar colores sombríos y neutros porque es más difícil que se manchen.
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somber
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (color)
a. oscuro(a)
2. (person, mood)
a. sombrío(a)
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