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Sombre
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Sombre as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

27 September 2020
Last seen in: The Guardian Speedy

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Sombre', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Speedy.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Sombre a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Sombre as an answer itself some 66 times.

Sombre is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Speedy' on Sunday, 27 September 2020 with the answer being SOLEMN, we also found SOLEMN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
  • Lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Sombre'.

  • somber Grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DIM
Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

SAD
Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti

4 Letters

DARK
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"

DRAB
A dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

DULL
Make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

GREY
Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"

GRIM
Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

5 Letters

DINGY
Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen"

DREAR
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

GRAVE
A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

SOBER
Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

6 Letters

DISMAL
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

GLOOMY
Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

MOROSE
Showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

SOLEMN
Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

SOMBER
Grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"

7 Letters

JOYLESS
Not experiencing or inspiring joy; "a joyless man"; "a joyless occasion"; "joyless evenings"

8 Letters

FUNEREAL
Suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"

10 Letters

MELANCHOLY
A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy

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