Synonyms and Antonyms of solemnity
1 a mental state free of jesting or trifling the coronation ceremony requires absolute solemnity Synonyms of solemnity earnest, graveness, gravity, intentness, serious-mindedness, seriousness, soberness, sobriety, earnestness, solemnness, staidnessWords Related to solemnity gravitas, humorlessness; decisiveness, deliberation, determination, firmness, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolve; absorption, attentiveness, concentration, engrossment, enthrallment, immersion, intensityNear Antonyms of solemnity lightness, shallowness, superficiality; dalliance, dilettantism; cheerfulness, gaiety (also gayety), glee, high-spiritedness, merriment, mirthAntonyms of solemnity facetiousness, flightiness, flippancy, frivolity, frivolousness, levity, lightheartedness, lightness, play, unseriousness
2 an oft-repeated action or series of actions performed in accordance with tradition or a set of rules the solemnities of the Easter vigil service Synonyms of solemnity ceremonial, ceremony, form, formality, observance, ritual, riteWords Related to solemnity amenities, civility, decorum, etiquette, graces, proprieties; protocol; convention, custom, habit, manners, mores, practice (also practise), standard, tradition, way; celebration, service
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