somber

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somber (comparative somberer, superlative somberest)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of sombre
    • 2002, Dirk Wittenborn, Fierce People:
      My mother prepared herself for the evening with the same somber deliberateness of the gladiators in Spartacus.

Verb[edit]

somber (third-person singular simple present sombers, present participle sombering, simple past and past participle sombered)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of sombre

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Adjective[edit]

somber (comparative somberder, superlative somberst)

  1. somber (US), sombre (Commonwealth)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of somber
uninflected somber
inflected sombere
comparative somberder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial somber somberder het somberst
het somberste
indefinite m./f. sing. sombere somberdere somberste
n. sing. somber somberder somberste
plural sombere somberdere somberste
definite sombere somberdere somberste
partitive sombers somberders

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