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English adjective: solemn

1. solemn dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises


SamplesA grave God-fearing man.
A quiet sedate nature.
As sober as a judge.
A solemn promise.
The judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence.


Synonymsgrave, sedate, sober


Similarserious


Antonymsfrivolous

2. solemn characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions


SamplesBoth sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate.
An entirely sincere and cruel tyrant.
A film with a solemn social message.


Synonymsearnest, sincere


Similarserious


Antonymsfrivolous









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