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1. somberness

noun. a manner that is serious and solemn.

Synonyms

  • soberness
  • stuffiness
  • sobriety
  • stodginess
  • sincerity
  • earnestness
  • seriousness
  • graveness
  • gravity
  • serious-mindedness

Antonyms

  • drunkenness
  • intemperance
  • serious
  • frivolous

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • somber (English)
  • sombre (French)

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2. somberness

noun. a state of partial or total darkness.

Synonyms

  • semidarkness
  • gloom

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • fearlessness
  • cheerfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • somber (English)
  • sombre (French)

3. somberness

noun. a feeling of melancholy apprehension.

Synonyms

  • gloominess
  • sombreness
  • apprehension
  • melancholy
  • dread
  • gloom

Antonyms

  • sincere
  • insincere
  • insincerity
  • levity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • somber (English)
  • sombre (French)
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