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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English solemne, from Old French solempne, from Late Latin sōlennis and sōlempnis, from Latin sōlemnis, from sollemnis (ritual; festive, solemn, customary, celebrated at a fixed date), from sollus (entire).

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solemn (comparative more solemn, superlative most solemn)

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

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sollemnis.

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AdjectiveEdit

solemn m, n (feminine singular solemnă, masculine plural solemni, feminine and neuter plural solemne)

  1. solemn, grave, serious
  2. impressive, exalted
  3. festive, celebratory

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