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1    earnestness, grandeur, gravitas, gravity, impressiveness, momentousness, portentousness, sacredness, sanctity, seriousness  
2      (often plural)    celebration, ceremonial, ceremony, formalities, observance, proceedings, rite, ritual  
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1       adj   Someone or something that is solemn is very serious rather than cheerful or humorous.   (=serious)  
His solemn little face broke into smiles..., He looked solemn.     
   solemnity             n-uncount  
The setting for this morning's signing ceremony matched the solemnity of the occasion.     
2       adj   A solemn promise or agreement is one that you make in a very formal, sincere way.  
...a solemn pledge that he would never remarry.     

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solemn, solemnize, sole, solvent

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