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/ ˌrɪtjʊəˈlɪstɪk /


  1. of, relating to, or suggestive of ritualism

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Derived Forms

  • ˌritualˈistically, adverb

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Example Sentences

Students moan and growl and shriek and yawp, as if exorcising demons in a ritualistic ceremony.

There was even a free-spirited frock made of ropes, which flung about through her ritualistic dance.

They repeat tasks over and over with a ritualistic and often perfectionist bent.

This junkie is about to begin a three-day, neo-African, sometimes-terrifying, ritualistic trip.

How did the troubled young girl go about drawing sex acts in her notebook that mirrored the ritualistic killings?

It is music which vitalizes ritualistic worship in our times, as it did in the times of David and Solomon.

Herewith is given a metrical translation of an ancient Pawnee ritualistic hymn.

Mrs. Felsburg was distinguished for being a rigid adherent to the ritualistic laws of her people.

All believers constitute a holy and a royal priesthood; the priests of ritualistic Christendom are an invention.

Having thus condemned the ritualistic teaching of the day, He disposes next of the false teachers.