verb (used without object), rit·u·al·ized, rit·u·al·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), rit·u·al·ized, rit·u·al·iz·ing.
Words nearby ritualize
OTHER WORDS FROM ritualizede·rit·u·al·ize, verb, de·rit·u·al·ized, de·rit·u·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for ritualized
The absence of a well-organized cult does not mean the absence of ritualized abuse.How the ‘Witch Hunt’ Myth Undermined American Justice|Jason Berry|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This type of therapy aims to challenge obsessive thought patterns and ritualized compulsions.Hoarding Made a Hit TV Show. Now It’s Becoming a Sickness in the DSM.|Casey Schwartz|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These actions have been emancipated from incomplete take-offs and incorporated in ritualized courtship and agonistic behavior.
Warfare—as apart from slaughter—was formalized and ritualized beyond all Western dreams of gallantry.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
This ritualized behavior could conceivably be derived from hetero-preening.
The amount of information on the ritualized behavior of the Bell Vireo and related species heretofore has been meager.