Definition of sombre:
grave, solemn, drab, cheerless, somber, gloomy, dismal, sedate, colourless, blue, sober, melancholic, serious, grim, dingy, sorry, drear, colorless, olive-drab, dreary, melancholy, uncheerful, disconsolate, dark, unplayful.
- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.
She glanced at the cedars above the clearing, but they stood sombre and motionless in silent ranks, and she leaned forward in her chair with heart beating more rapidly than usual as she wondered what made those leaves move.- "A Damaged Reputation", Harold Bindloss.
- "Stories in Verse", Henry Abbey.