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so·lem·ni·ty

 (sə-lĕm′nĭ-tē)
n. pl. so·lem·ni·ties
1. The quality or condition of being solemn.
2. A solemn observance or proceeding.

solemnity

(səˈlɛmnɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being solemn
2. (often plural) solemn ceremony, observance, celebration, etc
3. (Law) law a formality necessary to validate a deed, act, contract, etc

so•lem•ni•ty

(səˈlɛm nɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or character of being solemn; gravity.
2. Often, solemnities. solemn observance; ceremonial proceeding.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solemnity - a trait of dignified seriousness
serious-mindedness, earnestness, seriousness, sincerity - the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
2.solemnity - a solemn and dignified feeling
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
earnestness, seriousness, sincerity - an earnest and sincere feeling

solemnity

noun
2. (often plural) ritual, proceedings, ceremony, rite, formalities, ceremonial, observance, celebration the constitutional solemnities

solemnity

noun
High seriousness of manner or bearing:
Translations
وَقار، رزانَه، رصانَه، هَيْبَه
slavnostnost
alvorhøjtidelighed
alvörugefni; hátíîleiki
ağırbaşlılıkciddiyet

solemnity

[səˈlemnɪtɪ] N [of occasion, promise] → solemnidad f; [of person's expression] → seriedad f, adustez f; [of warning] → seriedad f

solemnity

[səˈlɛmnəti] n [occasion, expression] → solennité f

solemnity

nFeierlichkeit f; (of face, mood, music also, person, plea, warning)Ernst m; (of architecture)Ehrwürdigkeit f, → Erhabenheit f; (of promise, duty, oath)heiliger Ernst; (of colour)Tristheit f; with great solemnityfeierlich (und würdig)

solemnity

[səˈlɛmnɪtɪ] nsolennità f inv

solemn

(ˈsoləm) adjective
1. serious and earnest. a solemn question; He looked very solemn as he announced the bad news.
2. stately; having formal dignity. a solemn procession.
ˈsolemnly adverb
ˈsolemnness noun
solemnity (səˈlemnəti) noun
the state of being solemn. the solemnity of the occasion.
References in classic literature ?
But he had his solemnities and she had her reveries, her lurid, violent, crude reveries.
bishops decided that when the solemnities of Mary, the Mother of God (January 1), Assumption (August 15), or All Saints (November 1) fell on a Saturday or Monday, the obligation to attend Mass is removed.
Recent liturgies include at least two, beginning the service with the "Procession with Palms" and the Gospel reading about Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, but transitioning quickly to the solemnities of Holy Week with the reading of all or part of the passion narrative for the year.