solemnity


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high seriousness of manner or bearing

Synonyms for solemnity

a trait of dignified seriousness

a solemn and dignified feeling

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We pray that we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe this year, our Christian communities will not only focus on the adorning of our altars but also on preparing our hearts and our entire selves for the coming again in glory of Christ who is our King.
The lawsuit stems from the board's refusal to allow David Williamson, chair of the Central Freethought Community (a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation) the opportunity to deliver a message of solemnity at the beginning of an upcoming meeting.
2, the feast of All Souls, dovetails with the Solemnity of All Saints.
Like Big Ron in his heyday, Wilkins provides a decent level of insight but also a wonderfully original take on the English language and a relaxed tone which suggests that football might still be part of the entertainment industry, rather than a matter of grave national solemnity.
Obviously, SJRD began publishing in 2009, but being able to "inaugurate" with this number the volume V, I think honestly, it deserves at least a certain solemnity, not without its corresponding modesty.
Narratively oblique yet emotionally acute, this richly lensed mood piece about two brothers who are plunged into a state of nascent death anxiety by the strange passing of a friend has already received significant festival exposure, though its low-key solemnity seemingly remains a difficult challenge to distributors.
Many of those were from Huddersfield and their deaths will be remembered with heartfelt solemnity during the anniversary.
Professor Keith Bowen, chair of Spires Music, said: "The programme combines solemnity and hope and we hope is a fitting accompaniment to Peace Month activities in Coventry.
But for Malayan Emergency veterans Bill Lappage and Billy Stammers it will be as much about celebration as solemnity.
The West of Scotland has converted this weekend into a display of club rivalry and hijacked solemnity in exchange for symbolism.
Council believes that it should be possible to identify a limited list of events such as this which involve solemnity and honour and have a duration of greater than that allowed by the pay and display machines.
The grandeur of the setting of the magnificent Arts Building with its grassy slopes below must surely be damaged by the proliferation of modern structures now proposed on the site, modern structures which will surround the North Wales Heroes Memorial and detract from its solemnity.
The chapel's private setting, simplicity, and proximity to the Engineer Memorial Grove enabled participants to feel the depth of solemnity inherent in the ceremony.
WOOTTON Bassett has become a place where our dead heroes are honoured with the dignity and solemnity they deserve.
1 : a serious or formal ceremony <The important visitors were welcomed with fitting solemnity.