as the only one or ones:
exclusively or only:
plants found solely in the tropics.
She wanted solely to get out of the house for a while.
only; completely; entirely
without another or others; singly; alone
for one thing only
adjective 1. grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or mood: solemn remarks. 2. gravely or somberly impressive; causing serious thoughts or a grave mood: solemn music. 3. serious or earnest: solemn assurances. 4. characterized by dignified or serious formality, as proceedings; of a formal or ceremonious character: a solemn occasion. […]
verb (used with object), solemnified, solemnifying. 1. to make solemn: to solemnify an occasion with hymns and prayers. verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to make serious or grave
noun, plural solemnities. 1. the state or character of being solemn; earnestness; gravity; impressiveness: the solemnity of a state funeral. 2. Often, solemnities. a solemn observance, ceremonial proceeding, or special formality: the solemnities of Easter. 3. Law. a formality that renders an act or document valid. noun (pl) -ties 1. the state or quality of […]
verb (used with object), solemnized, solemnizing. 1. to perform the ceremony of (marriage). 2. to hold or perform (ceremonies, rites, etc.) in due manner. 3. to observe or commemorate with rites or ceremonies: to solemnize an occasion with prayer. 4. to go through with ceremony or formality. 5. to render solemn, serious, or grave; dignify. […]