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 for somberness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Somberness \Som"ber*ness\, Sombreness \Som"bre*ness\, n.
     The quality or state of being somber; gloominess.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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