1 The minister was concerned that nothing should disturb the solemnity of the marriage service.
2 The world leaders celebrated the year 2000 with a solemn pledge to reduce poverty and hunger by 2015.
3 Finally, his expression solemn, he replied, You are a complex woman, Annabel, despite the fact that you sometimes behave like an impulsive child.
4 Unfortunately, Tony and Tina have disparate notions of marriage: Tony sees it as a carefree extended love affair, while Tina sees it as a solemn commitment to build a family and a home.
5 This hilarity is improper on this solemn day of mourning.
6 A clock struck slowly in the house with a measured, solemn chime.
7 Her conduct during the funeral ceremony was staid and solemn.
8 The congregation being fully assembled, now, the bell rang once more, to warn laggards and stragglers, and then a solemn hush fell upon the church which was only broken by the tittering and whispering of the choir in the gallery.
9 "The secret of your birth! Do you mean to say - " "Gentlemen," says the young man, very solemn, "I will reveal it to you, for I feel I may have confidence in you."
10 She simply bowed, and took the thimble, looking as solemn as she could..
11 On this solemn day, the congregation responded to the prayers of the priest during the litany with fervor and intensity.
12 She usually had a smile on her face, but now she looked solemn.
13 All members had to swear a solemn oath never to reveal the secrets of the organization.
14 It had been a solemn and impressive ceremony and, whatever my uncertainties, I felt bound to respond.
15 'In that case,' said the Dodo solemnly, rising to its feet, 'I move that the meeting adjourn, for the immediate adoption of more energetic remedies--' .