Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

somber in English:

1. gloomy


He looks gloomy.
He looked so gloomy after he lost his job that his brother paid for a holiday for him.
gloomy castle
It is such gloomy and dull days like today that make me really depressed
The vet is rather gloomy about my cat's chances of recovery.
It is not my intention to paint an entirely gloomy picture.
The cemetery is a gloomy place. Despite gloomy predictions, the stock market remains strong. It was another gray, gloomy day.
... actually don't buy this gloomy narrative, and I don't...
Kirby's quintessentially Japanese cuteness is almost incomprehensible to his American audience, who satirize him as a dark and gloomy character constantly, almost as a reflex.
I got gloomy and thought of giving up.
The sky is gloomy and gray - a typical rainy-season sky.
It’s such a gloomy day, it looks as if it’s going to rain any minute.
During her long illness, Mary felt gloomy about being confined to the house for so long.
​unhappy and without ​hope: a gloomy ​person/​expression The ​cemetery is a gloomy ​place.
It was as gloomy inside the mansion as the sunlight was dazzling outside.

English word "somber"(gloomy) occurs in sets:

46. The Weather