solemness

World English Dictionary
solemn (ˈsɒləm)
 
adj
1.  characterized or marked by seriousness or sincerity: a solemn vow
2.  characterized by pomp, ceremony, or formality
3.  serious, glum, or pompous
4.  inspiring awe: a solemn occasion
5.  performed with religious ceremony
6.  gloomy or sombre: solemn colours
 
[C14: from Old French solempne, from Latin sōllemnis appointed, perhaps from sollus whole]
 
'solemnly
 
adv
 
'solemnness
 
n
 
'solemness
 
n

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