Ritualistic



noun
1.
adherence to or insistence on ritual.
2.
the study of ritual practices or religious rites.
3.
excessive fondness for ritual.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or suggestive of ritualism
noun
1.
emphasis, esp exaggerated emphasis, on the importance of rites and ceremonies
2.
the study of rites and ceremonies, esp magical or religious ones

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  • Ritualistically

    noun 1. adherence to or insistence on ritual. 2. the study of ritual practices or religious rites. 3. excessive fondness for ritual. noun 1. emphasis, esp exaggerated emphasis, on the importance of rites and ceremonies 2. the study of rites and ceremonies, esp magical or religious ones

  • Ritualization

    [rich-oo-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌrɪtʃ u ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ritualizing. 2. Ethology. the alteration of a behavior pattern, as by a change in intensity, in a way that increases its effectiveness as a signal to other members of the species.



  • Ritualize

    verb (used without object), ritualized, ritualizing. 1. to practice ritualism. verb (used with object), ritualized, ritualizing. 2. to make into a ritual: to ritualize the serving of tea. 3. to convert (someone) to ritualism; impose ritualism upon. verb 1. (intransitive) to engage in ritualism or devise rituals 2. (transitive) to make (something) into a ritual

  • Ritualized

    verb (used without object), ritualized, ritualizing. 1. to practice ritualism. verb (used with object), ritualized, ritualizing. 2. to make into a ritual: to ritualize the serving of tea. 3. to convert (someone) to ritualism; impose ritualism upon. verb 1. (intransitive) to engage in ritualism or devise rituals 2. (transitive) to make (something) into a ritual



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