Definitions of solemnity

  1. a solemn and dignified feeling Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a trait of dignified seriousness Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. ceremony adapted to impress with awe. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Ceremoniousness; impressiveness; seriousness; grave earnestness; formal dignity; gravity. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Hence, affected gravity or seriousness. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Solemn state or feeling; awe or reverence; also, that which produces such a feeling; as, the solemnity of an audience; the solemnity of Westminster Abbey. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A solemn or formal observance; proceeding according to due form; the formality which is necessary to render a thing done valid. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A sacred rite or ceremony; a formal and grave celebration; gravity; impressiveness; seriousness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Quality of being solemn; a solemn ceremony; deep gravity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The state of being solemn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Something solemn; a religious rite; legal formality. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A ceremony performed with religious reverence; a religious ceremony; a ritual performance; a ceremony adopted to impress awe; gravity; seriousness; impressiveness; affected gravity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. An impressive religious ceremony; manner of acting adapted to impress awe; gravity; steady seriousness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for solemnity

  1. It broke the solemnity of the ceremony and roused the dancers to action. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  2. The meeting took place amid every surrounding that could lend it solemnity – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie