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ceremonial

cer·e·mo·ni·al

ceremonial

 
pronunciation:
se r mo ni l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to, characterized by, or used in a ceremony.
a ceremonial eventa ceremonial headdress
antonyms:
informal
similar words:
ceremonious, formal, gala, occasional, pompous, solemn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of formalities or rites performed on certain occasions; rite.
similar words:
ceremony, rite, ritual, sacrament
definition 2: formal or dignified behavior or atmosphere appropriate to certain occasions.
the elaborate ceremonial of a royal banquet
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derivations: ceremonially (adv.), ceremonialism (n.), ceremonialist (n.)
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