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English definition of “solemn”

solemn

adjective     /ˈsɒl.əm/ US  /ˈsɑː.ləm/
serious and without any humour: a solemn face/voice solemn music Everyone looked very solemn.Lacking humour solemn promise, commitment, undertaking, etc. an agreement that you make in a serious way and expect to keepSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad solemnly     /-li/ adverb Lacking humour
(Definition of solemn adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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