sombrely

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sombre or somber (ˈsɒmbə)
 
adj
1.  dismal; melancholy: a sombre mood
2.  dim, gloomy, or shadowy
3.  (of colour, clothes, etc) sober, dull, or dark
 
[C18: from French, from Vulgar Latin subumbrāre (unattested) to shade, from Latin sub beneath + umbra shade]
 
somber or somber
 
adj
 
[C18: from French, from Vulgar Latin subumbrāre (unattested) to shade, from Latin sub beneath + umbra shade]
 
'sombrely or somber
 
adv
 
'somberly or somber
 
adv
 
'sombreness or somber
 
n
 
'somberness or somber
 
n
 
sombrous or somber
 
adj

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sombrely

adverb
in a somber manner; "'That's sure bad news,' said Dowd, somberly" [syn: somberly
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