gloominess, solemnity, gravitational attraction, temperance, somberness, dryness, glumness, sadness, sobriety, gloom, lugubriousness, gravitational force, soberness, graveness, gravitation, gravity.
For the present the evening sombreness
drifted on as though in hushed expectation.
The familiar dark furniture had been rearranged to catch some of the glow and relieve its sombreness.
His old baffling mask of banter had wholly replaced the sombreness,
but she was aware of a force behind it that gripped her irresistibly.