Ceremonialist



of, relating to, or characterized by ceremony; formal; ritual:
a ceremonial occasion.
used in or in connection with ceremonies:
ceremonial robes.
a system of ceremonies, rites, or formalities prescribed for or observed on any particular occasion; a rite.
Roman Catholic Church.

the order for rites and ceremonies.
a book containing it.

formal behavior found at, or appropriate to, a certain occasion:
the ceremonial of a state banquet.
Historical Examples

adjective
involving or relating to ceremony or ritual
noun
the observance of formality, esp in etiquette
a plan for formal observances on a particular occasion; ritual
(Christianity)

the prescribed order of rites and ceremonies
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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  • Ceremoniously

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  • Ceremony

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