Complete Definition of "solemn"

English

Etymology
From L. sollemnis via L. sŨlemnis, LL. sŨlennis and sŨlempnis, and ME. solemne OF. solempne.

Pronunciation
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Adjective
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  1. Deeply serious and somber.
  2. Somberly impressive.
  3. Performed with great ceremony.
  4. Sacred.
  5. Gloomy or sombre.

Translations
trans-top|deeply serious and sober
German: ernst
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trans-top|somberly impressive
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trans-top|performed with great ceremony
German: feierlich
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trans-top|sacred
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trans-top|gloomy or sombre
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ttbc|French: solennel
ttbc|Italian: solenne
ttbc|Serbian: sveĨan (3)
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Derived terms
solemnity
solemnize
solemnly
solemnness

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