ceremonially


adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characterized by ceremony; formal; ritual: a ceremonial occasion.
  2. used in or in connection with ceremonies: ceremonial robes.

noun

  1. a system of ceremonies, rites, or formalities prescribed for or observed on any particular occasion; a rite.
  2. Roman Catholic Church.
    1. the order for rites and ceremonies.
    2. a book containing it.
  3. formal behavior found at, or appropriate to, a certain occasion: the ceremonial of a state banquet.

adjective

  1. involving or relating to ceremony or ritual

noun

  1. the observance of formality, esp in etiquette
  2. a plan for formal observances on a particular occasion; ritual
  3. Christianity
    1. the prescribed order of rites and ceremonies
    2. a book containing this
adj.

c.1400, “belonging to (religious) ritual,” also as a noun, “a ceremonial practice,” from Late Latin caerimonialis “pertaining to ceremony,” from caerimonia (see ceremony). Related: Ceremonially.

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