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ceremonious

cer·e·mo·ni·ous

ceremonious

 
pronunciation:
se r mo ni s
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: given to formality or ceremony; formally polite.
Our governor is a ceremonious person.
synonyms:
punctilious
antonyms:
unceremonious
similar words:
ceremonial, correct, courteous, courtly, dignified, formal, polite, scrupulous
definition 2: marked by or involving ceremony.
a ceremonious funeral procession
synonyms:
ceremonial
similar words:
formal, imposing, majestic, sacramental, solemn, stately
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derivations: ceremoniously (adv.), ceremoniousness (n.)