Noun(1) a formal event performed on a special occasion
Adjective(1) marked by pomp or ceremony or formality
(1) These are ceremonial occasions, and each person who helps the family is given a portion of the pig.(2) Yet there is a great difference both in method and in results between the traditional approaches to ceremonial represented in the study of ancient Greece and those being developed in more recent fields.(3) The man widely dubbed the New Blair faced the original Blair yesterday at Westminster's weekly feast and ceremonial .(4) For five years, until August 2000 when the pair had a falling-out, she served as prime minister, a largely ceremonial post, under Kumaratunga.(5) Women play important roles in ceremonial and political life in many Melanesian societies.(6) With due ceremonial the last stone of the Ninetieth course was landed on the Rock by the Hedderwick praam-boat on the 30th.(7) When we worship in the spirit, we are opposed to religious rituals and ceremonial posturing, and to the showiness of the symbols of office, and external worship.(8) By the seventeenth century, this indigenous elite did not always dress like Spaniards, certainly not on public ceremonial occasions.(9) But he is a traditionalist and is said to have opposed the constitutional changes which reduced the role of the monarch to that of a ceremonial head of state.(10) In today's world, all that's really left of the Queen's power is ceremonial and symbolic in nature.(11) Forgive me master, but it's time for your little ceremonial .(12) The Washinton Post reports that with a letter from Bush and a ceremonial opening of the US Liaison Office in Tripoli, the US has opened its arms to the former pariah.(13) Perhaps the virginity of the Grail hero, so stressed by late Christian redactors, may be a reminiscence of the virgin state of the initiate in the pagan ceremonial .(14) Therefore, a distinction between formal palace-centered ceremonial processions and feasting must be preserved.(15) His ultimate ambition is to become the president of India, a ceremonial post more to his liking than the rough and tumble at the helm of a state stricken by Pakistani terrorism.(16) While it's highly visible, the new position is largely ceremonial .
1. formal ::
2. official ::
3. state ::
4. public ::
5. ritual ::
8. stately ::
9. courtly ::
10. solemn ::
11. ceremony ::
12. observance ::
1. casual ::
2. informal ::
3. irregular ::
4. unceremonious ::
5. unconventional ::
6. unorthodox ::
Different Formsceremonial, ceremonially, ceremonials
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