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English definition of “solemn”

solemn

adjective  /ˈsɑl·əm/ us  
having or showing serious purpose and determination: He looked stern and solemn, and rarely spoke. The memorial was a very solemn occasion.
solemnity
noun [U]  /səˈlem·nɪ·t̬i/ us  
There was an air of solemnity in the room.
solemnly
adverb  /ˈsɑl·əm·li/ us  
Borden solemnly promised that he would take care of it.
(Definition of solemn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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