solemnly

solemnly
solemn ADJECTIVE 1) formal and dignified. 2) not cheerful; serious. 3) deeply sincere.
DERIVATIVES solemnly adverb.
ORIGIN originally in the sense «associated with religious rites»: from Latin sollemnis 'customary, celebrated at a fixed date' .

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  • Solemnly — Sol emn*ly, adv. In a solemn manner; with gravity; seriously; formally. [1913 Webster] There in deaf murmurs solemnly are wise. Dryden. [1913 Webster] I do solemnly assure the reader. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solemnly — adv. Solemnly is used with these verbs: ↑declare, ↑nod, ↑promise, ↑say, ↑swear …   Collocations dictionary

  • solemnly — adverb in a grave and sedate manner (Freq. 4) the judge sat there solemnly • Derived from adjective: ↑solemn …   Useful english dictionary

  • solemnly affirm — index avouch (avow), certify (attest) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solemnly promise — index assure (insure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solemnly request — index petition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solemnly — adverb see solemn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solemnly — See solemn. * * * …   Universalium

  • solemnly — adverb In a solemn manner …   Wiktionary

  • solemnly — Synonyms and related words: bleakly, ceremoniously, decorously, demurely, dismally, drearily, earnestly, formally, funereally, gloomily, grandly, gravely, grimly, heavily, imposingly, in due form, in set form, loftily, magisterially, majestically …   Moby Thesaurus

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