1. (a.) Marked with religious rites and pomps; enjoined by, or connected with, religion; sacred.

2. (a.) Pertaining to a festival; festive; festal.

3. (a.) Stately; ceremonious; grand.

4. (a.) Fitted to awaken or express serious reflections; marked by seriousness; serious; grave; devout; as, a solemn promise; solemn earnestness.

5. (a.) Real; earnest; downright.

6. (a.) Affectedly grave or serious; as, to put on a solemn face.

7. (a.) Made in form; ceremonious; as, solemn war; conforming with all legal requirements; as, probate in solemn form.

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