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Definition of Solemnity

Solemnity

  1. A rite or ceremony performed with religious reverence; religious or ritual ceremony; as, the solemnity of a funeral, a sacrament.
  2. ceremony adapted to impress with awe.
  3. Ceremoniousness; impressiveness; seriousness; grave earnestness; formal dignity; gravity.
  4. Hence, affected gravity or seriousness.
  5. 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.
  6. A solemn or formal observance; proceeding according to due form; the formality which is necessary to render a thing done valid.
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Solemnity Translations

solemnity in German is Festlichkeit, Feierlichkeit
solemnity in Spanish is solemnidad
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