- the order for rites and ceremonies.
- a book containing it.
SYNONYMS FOR ceremonial
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Origin of ceremonial
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ceremonialceremonial , ceremonious
Example sentences from the Web for ceremonial
The Patriots had not moved on to some younger model, giving their star a ceremonial rocking chair.NFL QBs’ second acts have often failed. As usual, Tom Brady is ready to defy the odds.|Eric Adelson|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
Time and again he pumped humor, life and even a little political sense into the nearly two-centuries-old ceremonial.‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses|Gillian Brockell|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
Many of these places still grant someone the title as a ceremonial position, and it’s become common for the “elections” to raise money for local charities or community initiatives.The story behind the most fraudulent election in history|PopSci Staff|October 28, 2020|Popular Science
I took a right turn and descended the Spruce Canyon Trail, passing through a forest full of edible and ceremonial plants marked with numbered signs.
Maj. Gen. M.A.R. West, commanding commonwealth Division, ceremonially dropped the puck in the regimental championship game.
Now, ceremonially she put it down in front of them, on the ground.
The bride cut it ceremonially, and it was distributed in the usual way.The Retrospect|Ada Cambridge
Similarly knights of an order of chivalry are ceremonially led to their stalls in the chapel of their order.
Every stage of its growth was ceremonially observed and mentioned in rituals and songs.Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs|Alice C. Fletcher
Yet they are regarded as ceremonially pure, and are often cooks to the zamindars.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
It matters not how filthy the water may be, chemically; if it be ceremonially clean, he uses it freely.India, Its Life and Thought|John P. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for ceremonial
- the prescribed order of rites and ceremonies
- a book containing this