Ghusul is a ritual cleansing from head to toe, in this instance performed with all the solemnity of a trip to a water park.
The Roman Catholic Church refers to it as the “solemnity of All Saints.”
Beneath the solemnity of this obligation he made for his plan a very elaborate argument.
But I can say, and say with truth, and solemnity, that the idee didn't scare me none.
A feeling of solemnity fell suddenly upon the twins and Albert.
We marched along like this with all the stateliness and solemnity of camels!
This solemnity in quality is paired with astonishing flexibility of utterance, so that its gambols are always grotesque.
The solemnity of the scene accorded with the importance of his undertaking.
Among our greater artists, the chief want, at the present day, is that of solemnity and definite purpose.
Others are of silk, and in colour varied according to the solemnity of the day.
c.1300, "observance of ceremony," from Old French solemnite, solempnete "celebration, high festival, church ceremony" and directly from Latin solemnitatem (nominative solemnitas) "a solemnity," from sollemnis (see solemn). Meaning "state of being solemn" is from 1712. Related: Solemnities.