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adherence to or insistence on .
the study of practices or religious rites.
excessive fondness for .
Historical Examples

Another proof of how the spirit of ritualism tends to absorb morality.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of the Twelve Prophets, Vol. I George Adam Smith

He was also an earnest religious man, and strongly opposed to ritualism.
Clara Maynard W.H.G. Kingston

She had addressed drawing-room meetings, she had aided in many a crusade against Popery and ritualism and other evil things.
Crying for the Light, Vol. 3 [of 3] J. Ewing Ritchie

Both hated ritualism; and both worshipped the Man in the Street.
Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography George William Erskine Russell

Whilst the Churches addicted to ritualism and literalism decline, the Brotherhood movement gains in force and influence.
Mountain Meditations L. Lind-af-Hageby

On the other hand, the priests have cast their system in the mould of ritualism.
Hindu Gods And Heroes Lionel D. Barnett

He rejected the superstitions of his country, and looked upon the ritualism of religion as a mere fashion.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume I John Lord

But his work as poet and painter prepared the world for ritualism in literature.
Old and New Masters Robert Lynd

No church in the country has less of ritualism in it than St. Paul’s.
Our Churches and Chapels Atticus

In regard to the worship of God, Calvin was opposed to splendid churches, and to all ritualism.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI John Lord

emphasis, esp exaggerated emphasis, on the importance of rites and ceremonies
the study of rites and ceremonies, esp magical or religious ones


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