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used in The Remains of the Day

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serious and without humor or fun — perhaps sad
  • "How very tragic," I said, sombrely.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (35% in)
sombrely = solemnly (in a manner that is serious—not cheerful or lighthearted)

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

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