how to pronounce solemnity


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solemnity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of solemnity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sad and pious solemnity and the other …”

meanings of solemnity


  1. A solemn or formal observance; proceeding according to due form; the formality which is necessary to render a thing done valid.
  2. A celebration or festivity.
  3. An instance or example of solemn behavior; a rite or ceremony performed with reverence.
  4. A feast day of the highest rank celebrating a mystery of faith such as the Trinity, an event in the life of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, or another important saint.
  5. The quality of being deeply serious and sober or solemn.

solemnity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word solemnity occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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