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solemn
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • His face grew solemn again, and he raised his glass: 'I think it is fitting that we should begin by drinking a health.
    p. 171.2
  • He wolfed another tasteless meal in the canteen, hurried off to the center, took part in the solemn foolery of a 'discussion group', played two games of table tennis, swallowed several glasses of gin, and sat for half an hour through a lecture entitled 'Ingsoc in relation to chess'.
    p. 109.3

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