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solemnity

so·lem·ni·ty

solemnity

 
 
pronunciation:
s lem nih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: solemnities
definition 1: the condition or quality of being grave or serious.
The funeral was an occasion of great solemnity.
antonyms:
merriment
similar words:
depth, earnest, gravity
definition 2: a very serious or formal occasion or ceremony.