Definition of solemnly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɒləmli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːləmli//
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  1. 1without smiling or looking happy synonym seriously (1) He nodded solemnly. opposite cheerfully (1)
  2. 2in a very serious and sincere way She solemnly promised not to say a word to anyone about it. The choir walked solemnly past.