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Definition of "solemnization" [sol•em•ni•za•tion]

  • The performance of a ceremony (in an appropriate and solemn manner), such as performing a marriage. (noun)

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Use "solemnization" in a sentence
  • "Reply Obj. 1: This kind of solemnization regards not only men but also God in so far as it is accompanied by a spiritual consecration or blessing, of which God is the author, though man is the minister, according to Num."
  • "Indeed, as the period approached, the threat appeared more as a delusion, not to be regarded as worthy to disturb my peace, while the happiness I hoped for in my marriage wore a greater appearance of certainty, as the day fixed for its solemnization drew nearer, and I heard it continually spoken of as an occurrence which no accident could possibly prevent."
  • "It is now sung, bizarrely, at the solemnization of Jewish weddings."