ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance(adj)
a formal event performed on a special occasion
"a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
marked by pomp or ceremony or formality
"a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb"
A ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual.
Of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal.
relating to ceremony, or external rite; ritual; according to the forms of established rites
observant of forms; ceremonious. [In this sense ceremonious is now preferred.]
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
the order for rites and forms in the Roman Catholic church, or the book containing the rules prescribed to be observed on solemn occasions
Origin: [L. caerimonialis: cf. F. crimonial. See Ceremony.]
The numerical value of ceremonial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ceremonial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of ceremonial in a Sentence
I'm more nervous about the ceremonial start than the timed start.
It's more ceremonial and symbolic than substantive, as far as trade issues are concerned, America's first priority is China.
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.
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.
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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