A Word A Day : Solemn
Word of 23rd May 2007: A Word A Day-Solemn
Solemn( Adjective )
There is a solemn
silence prevailed as the coffin was carried out of the church.Synonyms:
Sonia’s marriage involves performance of traditional
The national flag will be hoisted on the Independence Day at the Red Fort in the usual ceremonial
music is played at this Gurudwara early morning every day.
The opening ceremony of the Bhakra Dam was performed in the background of pious
national anthem and parade. Antonyms:
There is nothing impious
in performing the opening ceremony without the usual mantras.
There is nothing irreligious
in departing from the traditional pattern so long as the objective of a mission is noble and pure. The sanctity of a programme lies in its overall benefit to the common people.
The ceremony does not become sacrilegious
so long as the spirit of the occasion is fully imbibed and enthusiasm aroused.
If we can call agricultural and industrial projects as temples of modern age, it is not irreverent
to compare the manager of such an industry with the head-priest of the religious temple.Go to The A Word A Day IndexSynonyms and Antonyms Vocabulary|English Teacher|Etymology|Longest Word |Letter Writing Proverbs|Misspelled Words|ContractionsFrom A Word A Day-Solemn to HOME PAGE