Synonyms of 'solemn'
serious or glumHis solemn little face broke into smiles.
He's quite a serious person.
Rupert was an earnest young man.
She could tell by his grave expression that something terrible had happened.
We are now far more sober and realistic.
She took them to visit her sedate, elderly cousins.
What are you both looking so glum about?
a staid country doctor
There was nothing portentous or solemn about him.
marked by ceremony or formalityThis is a solemn occasion.
He wrote a very formal letter of apology.
the august surroundings of the Liberal Club
She's too busy with her grand new friends to bother with us now.
imposing, , ,
An imposing figure loomed over me.
a majestic country home
He conducted the interview in a dignified and professional manner.
He represented the nation on ceremonial occasions.
stately, , ,
Instead of moving at his usual stately pace, he was almost running.
a solemn religious ceremony
shrines and sacred places
They are both very religious.
holy, , ,
The local people think of him as a holy man.
Their resting place is in hallowed ground.
hymns and devotional songs
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in the sense of august
dignified and imposingthe august surroundings of the Liberal Club
in the sense of ceremonial
of ceremony or ritualHe represented the nation on ceremonial occasions.
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