Synonyms for (adjective) solemn

Synonyms: sincere, solemn, earnest

Definition: characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

Usage: both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate; an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant; a film with a solemn social message

Similar words: serious

Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!


Synonyms: sober, solemn, sedate, grave

Definition: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Usage: a grave God-fearing man; a quiet sedate nature; as sober as a judge; a solemn promise; the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence

Similar words: serious

Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!