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Definition 1: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solemn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a grave God-fearing man
  • a quiet sedate nature
  • as sober as a judge
  • a solemn promise
  • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence

Synonyms for solemn in the sense of this definition

(solemn is similar to ...) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

"a serious student of history" "a serious attempt to learn to ski" "gave me a serious look" "a serious young man" "are you serious or joking?" "Don't be so serious!"

Definition 2: characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solemn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
  • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
  • a film with a solemn social message

Synonyms for solemn in the sense of this definition

(solemn is similar to ...) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

"a serious student of history" "a serious attempt to learn to ski" "gave me a serious look" "a serious young man" "are you serious or joking?" "Don't be so serious!"

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