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 ?
Davis had declared limes a contraband article, and solemnly vowed to publicly ferrule the first person who was found breaking the law.
Lady," returned the scout, solemnly, "I have listened to all the sounds of the woods for thirty years, as a man will listen whose life and death depend on the quickness of his ears.
Bildad laid down his book, and turning solemnly towards him said, Captain Peleg, thou hast a generous heart; but thou must consider the duty thou owest to the other owners of this ship-- widows and orphans, many of them --and that if we too abundantly reward the labors of this young man, we may be taking the bread from those widows and those orphans.
Greedily sucking in this intelligence, Gabriel solemnly warned the captain against attacking the white whale, in case the monster should be seen; in his gibbering insanity, pronouncing the White Whale to be no less a being than the Shaker God incarnated; the Shakers receiving the Bible.
Shelby; "and I respect your feelings, too, though I don't pretend to share them to their full extent; but I tell you now, solemnly, it's of no use--I can't help myself.
He could see the procession form, with priests and mourn- ers, and move solemnly away, bearing the secret with them.
On a summer afternoon in the Castle gardens, I have seen six students march solemnly into the grounds, in single file, each carrying a bright Chinese parasol and leading a prodigious dog by a string.
On his deathbed Driscoll set Roxy free and delivered his idolized ostensible son solemnly into the keeping of his brother, the judge, and his wife.
Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
Sincerely and earnestly hoping that this little book may do something toward throwing light on the American slave system, and hastening the glad day of deliverance to the millions of my brethren in bonds--faithfully relying upon the power of truth, love, and justice, for success in my humble efforts --and solemnly pledging my self anew to the sacred cause,--I subscribe myself,
There is no saying, indeed," replied Harriet rather solemnly.
I felt myself," she added, "to be as solemnly engaged to him, as if the strictest legal covenant had bound us to each other.