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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A trait of dignified seriousness; A serious and dignified feeling.

Usage examples (36)
  • The term solemnity is also used in contracts, especially matrimony, in votive Masses, in vows, and in ecclesiastical trials.
  • St. John of the Cross 'solemnity is celebrated today by the Discalced Carmelites.
  • All of this points to a new interest in solemnity, decorum, and beauty in Catholic liturgy.
  • The film's solemnity is appropriate for its subject matter, and it reflects the artist's sincerity. for more
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