What does ceremonial mean?

Definitions for ceremonial
ˌsɛr əˈmoʊ ni əlcer·e·mo·ni·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance(adj)

    a formal event performed on a special occasion

    "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"

  2. ceremonial(adj)

    marked by pomp or ceremony or formality

    "a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb"


  1. ceremonial(Noun)

    A ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual.

  2. ceremonial(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ceremonial(adj)

    relating to ceremony, or external rite; ritual; according to the forms of established rites

  2. Ceremonial(adj)

    observant of forms; ceremonious. [In this sense ceremonious is now preferred.]

  3. Ceremonial(noun)

    a system of rules and ceremonies, enjoined by law, or established by custom, in religious worship, social intercourse, or the courts of princes; outward form

  4. Ceremonial(noun)

    the order for rites and forms in the Roman Catholic church, or the book containing the rules prescribed to be observed on solemn occasions

  5. Origin: [L. caerimonialis: cf. F. crimonial. See Ceremony.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ceremonial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ceremonial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ceremonial in a Sentence

  1. Miriam Osredkar:

    I'm more nervous about the ceremonial start than the timed start.

  2. Kunihiko Miyake:

    It's more ceremonial and symbolic than substantive, as far as trade issues are concerned, America's first priority is China.

  3. Harry Kazianis:

    She seems to play a ceremonial role, attending some events in an effort to show the North Korean people and the outside world a softer side.

  4. Tyler Heep:

    I told them Id like one of those big ceremonial checks as payment, i figured it would be worth a shot and they all thought it was really funny.

  5. Danielle Allen:

    Up until now, only one large-format ceremonial parchment manuscript was known to exist, that one is in the National Archives and was produced in 1776. This one was produced a decade later, with the signed parchment as its source.

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