Solemnity



noun, plural solemnities.
1.
the state or character of being solemn; earnestness; gravity; impressiveness:
the solemnity of a state funeral.
2.
Often, solemnities. a solemn observance, ceremonial proceeding, or special formality:
the solemnities of Easter.
3.
Law. a formality that renders an act or document valid.
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state or quality of being solemn
2.
(often pl) solemn ceremony, observance, celebration, etc
3.
(law) a formality necessary to validate a deed, act, contract, etc

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