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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.
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Professor Keith Bowen, chair of Spires Music, said: "The programme combines solemnity and hope and we hope is a fitting accompaniment to Peace Month activities in Coventry.