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Definition of Somber


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Somber Quotations

There is a collective as well as an individual humor inclining peoples to sadness or cheerfulness, making them see things in bright or somber lights. In fact, only society can pass a collective opinion on the value of human life; for this the individual is incompetent.
Emile Durkheim

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, it is some consolation that the man most responsible for that terrible morning will not be smiling smugly to himself as satellite TV brings to the leafy boulevards of Abbottabad the somber images of New Yorkers commemorating those who perished in the Twin Towers.
Bobby Ghosh

I went to see 'Phantom of the Opera' with my grandma and my mom when I was very little. The stage, the voice, the music... Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has been a massive inspiration to me for some time - the storytelling, that deliciously somber undertone in his music.
Lady Gaga

Even colors were important to me. If it was a somber scene, the colors were muted and dark. If it was a happy or seductive scene, the colors were brighter.
Donna Mills

I like guitar sounds to be a little somber.
Joe Trohman
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Somber Translations

somber in Dutch is naargeestig, somber, mistroostig
somber in Hungarian is kietlen, komor
somber in Italian is fosco
somber in Norwegian is sturen
somber in Spanish is obscuro, lobrego
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