sombre

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French, from Latin sub- + umbra.

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AdjectiveEdit

sombre ‎(comparative sombrer, superlative sombrest)

  1. Dark; gloomy.
  2. Dull or dark in colour.
  3. Melancholy; dismal.
    • Beaconsfield
      The dinner was silent and sombre; happily it was also short.
  4. Grave.
    a sombre situation

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NounEdit

sombre ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) gloom; obscurity; duskiness

VerbEdit

sombre ‎(third-person singular simple present sombres, present participle sombring, simple past and past participle sombred)

  1. To make sombre or dark; to make shady.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sub + umbra.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sombre m, f ‎(plural sombres)

  1. dark

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sombre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sombrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of sombrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of sombrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of sombrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of sombrer

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sub ‎(under) + umbra ‎(shadow).

AdjectiveEdit

sombre m, f

  1. (Jersey) sombre, dark

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VerbEdit

sombre

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of sombrar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of sombrar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of sombrar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of sombrar.
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