noun, plural so·lem·ni·ties.
Origin of solemnity
Related formso·ver·so·lem·ni·ty, nounsem·i·so·lem·ni·ty, nounsu·per·so·lem·ni·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for solemnity
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.”
Love seldom reaches upward to solemnity; but love in the bosom of God,--is there nothing solemn there?
I give you the assurance with all the solemnity possible that my devotion to her is greater to-day than ever.The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
The cloisters are surpassed by none in beauty of architecture and solemnity of effect.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
The solemnity of her husband's assertion made Clarissa grave.The Voyage Out|Virginia Woolf
He didnt mind in the least, so long as he succeeded in keeping off her solemnity.Adrienne Toner|Anne Douglas Sedgwick