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sombre

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Etymology

From French, from Latin sub- + umbra.

Adjective

sombre (comparative more, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
sombre

Comparative
more

Superlative
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  1. Dark; gloomy.
  2. Dull or dark in colour.
  3. Melancholy; dismal.
  4. Grave.
    a sombre situation

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine sombre
IPA: /sɔ̃bʁ/
sombres
IPA: /sɔ̃bʁ/
Feminine sombre
IPA: /sɔ̃bʁ/
sombres
IPA: /sɔ̃bʁ/

sombre

  1. dark

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Verb form

sombre

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

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