Ghusul is a ritual cleansing from head to toe, in this instance performed with all the solemnity of a trip to a water park.
The Roman Catholic Church refers to it as the “solemnity of All Saints.”
Beneath the solemnity of this obligation he made for his plan a very elaborate argument.
There was solemnity, but no hesitation, in the manner with which they now went to the safe.
A feeling of solemnity fell suddenly upon the twins and Albert.
I was dumfounded at his solemnity, at the responsibility he was putting upon me.
This solemnity in quality is paired with astonishing flexibility of utterance, so that its gambols are always grotesque.
And at last his eyes met Mr. Grey's firmly, almost with solemnity.
Among our greater artists, the chief want, at the present day, is that of solemnity and definite purpose.
The solemnity of the hour moved Clelia like the strangeness of the time.
c.1300, "observance of ceremony," from Old French solemnite, solempnete "celebration, high festival, church ceremony" and directly from Latin solemnitatem (nominative solemnitas) "a solemnity," from sollemnis (see solemn). Meaning "state of being solemn" is from 1712. Related: Solemnities.