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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Som·ber·ness, Som·bre·ness , n. The quality or state of being somber; gloominess.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 somberness
      n 1: a state of partial or total darkness; "he struck a match to
           dispell the gloom" [syn: gloom, sombreness]
      2: a feeling of melancholy apprehension [syn: gloom, gloominess]
      3: a manner that is serious and solemn [syn: graveness, gravity,
          sobriety, soberness]