noun, plural so·lem·ni·ties.
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Origin of solemnity
OTHER WORDS FROM solemnityo·ver·so·lem·ni·ty, nounsem·i·so·lem·ni·ty, nounsu·per·so·lem·ni·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for solemnity
Secrecy is a way of enveloping bonds of fellowship in solemnity and sacredness.What the Freemasons Taught the World About the Power of Secrecy|John Dickie|August 13, 2020|Time
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.”
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
The Briton, holding the documents in a pudgy hand, looked at the swift-gestured director with portentous solemnity.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Alfaretta's face assumed a look of great solemnity and a shiver of real fear ran over her.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
It is a part of religious worship, and claims that solemnity of mind that is due to every religious service.
All things that could give solemnity to an observance unite to invest this with a devout character.