Solemn



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.
5.
made in due legal or other express form, as a declaration or agreement:
a solemn oath.
6.
marked or observed with religious rites; having a religious character:
a solemn holy day.
7.
uttered, prescribed, or made according to religious forms:
a solemn ban on sacrifice.
adjective
1.
characterized or marked by seriousness or sincerity: a solemn vow
2.
characterized by pomp, ceremony, or formality
3.
serious, glum, or pompous
4.
inspiring awe: a solemn occasion
5.
performed with religious ceremony
6.
gloomy or sombre: solemn colours

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