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used in The Great Gatsby

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serious and without humor or fun — perhaps sad
  • The friends looked out at us with the tragic eyes and short upper lips of southeastern Europe, and I was glad that the sight of Gatsby's splendid car was included in their sombre holiday.
    p. 69.1
sombre = cheerless (without humor or fun)

(editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use somber.)
There are no more uses of "somber" in The Great Gatsby.

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