Sentence Examples


  • The pictures captured the solemnity of this day.
  • Humor will break up the solemnity of an occasion, or provide a welcome moment of light relief.
  • In public he maintained a bearing of rigid solemnity, and was seen to laugh only three times in the course of his life.
  • To mark the solemnity of the occasion, the patriarch's name was changed to Abraham, and that of his wife to Sarah.
  • After a great number of formalities and prayers, the pope pronounces the sentence, and indicates eventually the day on which he will proceed to the ceremony of canonization, which takes place with great solemnity in the basilica of St Peter.