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synonyms for solemnity

  • earnestness
  • gravity
  • seriousness
  • ceremony
  • impressiveness
See also synonyms for: solemnities

antonyms for solemnity

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  • unimportance
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How to use solemnity in a sentence

The Agnalazaha residents wanted to make sure, however, that the Missouri group realized the solemnity of their promise.
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Secrecy is a way of enveloping bonds of fellowship in solemnity and sacredness.
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He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"
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The Briton, holding the documents in a pudgy hand, looked at the swift-gestured director with portentous solemnity.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Alfaretta's face assumed a look of great solemnity and a shiver of real fear ran over her.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
It is a part of religious worship, and claims that solemnity of mind that is due to every religious service.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
All things that could give solemnity to an observance unite to invest this with a devout character.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
What gives to a religious assembly all its solemnity, is the gracious presence of God.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Shorthouse, shuffling with the key and hampered by the steady weight on his arm, certainly felt the solemnity of the moment.
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He took both her hands between his as he spoke; not so much, it seemed in affection, as to impress solemnity upon her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOLEMNITY

  • acerbity
  • asperity
  • astringence
  • coldness
  • exactingness
  • exactness
  • formality
  • formalness
  • gravity
  • grimness
  • hardness
  • harshness
  • inclemency
  • inflexibility
  • obduracy
  • rigidity
  • rigor
  • seriousness
  • solemnity
  • sternness
  • stiffness
  • strictness
  • stringency
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.