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English definition of “solemnity”


noun     /səˈlem.nɪ.ti/ US  /-nə.t̬i/
[U] (also solemnness) the quality of being serious : the solemnity of a funeral service Lacking humour solemnities [plural] the ways of behaving or the activities that are considered suitable for a serious , formal , social ceremony , such as a funeral Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
(Definition of solemnity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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