Focus on the pronunciation of solemn
English definition of “solemn”
› having or showing serious purpose and determination: He looked stern and solemn, and rarely spoke. The memorial was a very solemn occasion. solemnity
/səˈlem·nɪ·t̬i/ n [U] › There was an air of solemnity in the room. solemnly
/ˈsɑl·əm·li/ adv › Borden solemnly promised that he would take care of it.