solemnly


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sol·emn

 (sŏl′əm)
adj.
1.
a. Serious and dignified: a solemn occasion. See Synonyms at serious.
b. Showing or behaving with dignified restraint or earnestness: "Spade's face was solemn except for wrinkles at the corners of his eyes" (Dashiell Hammett).
2. Performed with full ceremony: a solemn High Mass.
3. Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion: a solemn vow.
4. Dark or undecorated: a solemn forest; a solemn hall.

[Middle English solemne, from Old French, from Latin sollemnis, established, customary; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

sol′emn·ly adv.
sol′emn·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.solemnly - in a grave and sedate manner; "the judge sat there solemnly"
Translations
بِوَقار، بِرَصانَه
slavnostně
højtideligt
ünnepélyesen
hátíîlega
resno

solemnly

[ˈsɒləmlɪ] ADV [nod, look] → seriamente, con gesto adusto; [say] → con seriedad, con tono solemne; [promise, declare, swear] → solemnemente

solemnly

[ˈsɒləmli] adv
[nod, say] → solennellement
[promise] → solennellementsole proprietor npropriétaire mf uniquesole trader nchef mf d'entreprise individuelle

solemnly

advfeierlich; walkgemessenen Schrittes, würdevoll; look, warn, pleadernst; sayernsthaft; promisehoch und heilig; swearbei allem, was einem heilig ist; I do solemnly swear to tell the truth (Jur) → ich schwöre feierlich, die Wahrheit zu sagen

solemnly

[ˈsɒləmlɪ] advsolennemente

solemn

(ˈsoləm) adjective
1. serious and earnest. a solemn question; He looked very solemn as he announced the bad news.
2. stately; having formal dignity. a solemn procession.
ˈsolemnly adverb
ˈsolemnness noun
solemnity (səˈlemnəti) noun
the state of being solemn. the solemnity of the occasion.
References in classic literature ?
As the hour of two approached the friends began to arrive and after offering such consolation to the stricken relatives as the proprieties of the occasion required, solemnly seated themselves about the room with an augmented consciousness of their importance in the scheme funereal.
When the dead weep, they are beginning to recover," said the Crow solemnly.
A FOX, seeing some sour grapes hanging within an inch of his nose, and being unwilling to admit that there was anything he would not eat, solemnly declared that they were out of his reach.
My sister," said an adjacent Man of God, solemnly, "you cannot stop the wicked from going to Chicago by killing them.
He started, on catching sight of the children, and came forwards to meet them, keeping his musket pointed straight at Bruno, who stood quite still, though he turned pale and kept tight hold of Sylvie's hand, while the Sentinel walked solemnly round and round them, and looked at them from all points of view.
Certain I am, however, that a king's head is solemnly oiled at his coronation, even as a head of salad.
Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the Northerne Parts of Virginia; doe, by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civill Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equall Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete and convenient for the Generall Good of the Colonie; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.
I greatly fear he has declined -- in which case I can lay my hand on my heart, and solemnly declare that his meanness revolts me.
and let a Sabbath song Go up to God so solemnly the dead may feel so wrong
In that case,' said the Dodo solemnly, rising to its feet, `I move that the meeting adjourn, for the immediate adoption of more energetic remedies--'
Anne," she said very solemnly, "I want to tell you something.
I'm glad you warned me," said Sara Ray solemnly, "because now I know I'll make him promise before I marry him that he will go.