Noun(1) a trait of dignified seriousness(2) a solemn and dignified feeling
(1) An air of gravity and solemnity pervaded the president's remarks as a stunned nation listened by radio.(2) There is in Machado's prose a playfulness that teases the reader, humor that mocks solemnity and seriousness.(3) This fifteen metre, golden statue has sat here for 30 years and while its bulk is impressive, don't expect meditative solemnity ; the forecourt is noisy with music, stalls and snack bars.(4) The memorial itself provides the truest dignity, solemnity and recognition justly deserved by those commemorated and respected.(5) In truth, the music didn't really take off - the church was stifling, people were shuffling on their feet and the music ebbed and flowed, promising climaxes that it didn't deliver, and tip-toeing around solemnity .(6) One of the things that many business book authors fail to take into account is the fact that seriousness of message doesn't necessarily require solemnity of presentation.(7) his ashes were laid to rest with great solemnity(8) This casting decision does add an element of social education to the show, though its complexity and solemnity suggests it will find its most appropriate audience among older children and young teenagers.(9) Tilson for is his ability to blend solemnity and humour.(10) A spokesman said he is displaying something not usually associated with the dignity and solemnity of his office - a sense of humour.(11) A slight smile interrupted the seriousness of his face, or perhaps, accentuated its solemnity .(12) In this, his fifth collection, Dean Young writes comic poems that eschew solemnity but are in fact terribly serious.(13) Shapiro's seriousness is not solemnity - the poems in this book do not allow for high-mindedness or convenient emotion - and his grief is not melodrama.(14) Most couples realise that exchanging their vows is a key moment in life that calls for great seriousness and solemnity .(15) In a field rooted in moral concern, there is a long tradition of solemnity and sternness.(16) Koch sought to reinvent American poetry by letting in ├ö├ç├┐fresh air├ö├ç├û, eliminating mythic solemnity and styling a conversational vernacular ablaze with wit and linguistic surprise.
1. flippancy ::
2. frivolity ::
3. levity ::
4. play ::
Different Formssolemnities, solemnity
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