HyperDic: solemn

English > 2 senses of the word solemn:
ADJECTIVEallsolemn, grave, sedate, soberdignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
allsolemn, earnest, sincerecharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
solemn > pronunciation
Soundssaa'lahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > solemn: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.
Examples
  • "a solemn promise"
  • "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
Synonymsgrave, sedate, sober
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishformal, grave, solemne
Catalanformal, greu, solemne
Nounssolemnity, solemnessa trait of dignified seriousness
solemnitya solemn and dignified feeling
Adverbssolemnlyin a grave and sedate manner
English > solemn: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions.
Example "a film with a solemn social message"
Synonymsearnest, sincere
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishserio, sincero
Catalansincer, solemne
Nounssolemnitya trait of dignified seriousness
solemnitya solemn and dignified feeling

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