Part of speech:
An instance or example of solemn behavior; a rite or ceremony performed with reverence.
A set form or system of rites, religious or otherwise
The definition of a rite is a ceremony or formal act to observe a religious, custom or other procedure.
An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
An expression of approval; praise.
(Logic) Reasoning from particular facts or individual cases to a general conclusion; also, a conclusion reached by such reasoning
(Anthropology) The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.
A commonly held system.
A governmental, now esp. municipal, statute or regulation
The act or an instance of celebrating
Characterized by conventional usages or formality; very polite
Conventional is defined as someone or something widely accepted, or something related to a convention.
Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
Very exact; scrupulous
Solemn means someone or something serious, sincere or impressive.
The definition of a cavalcade is a line of riders or carriages moving together, or a series of events.
Something that honors or preserves the memory of another.
The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.
Dedication is defined as the state of being committed to someone, a ceremony for the beginning of something such as the birth of a child, or something written, said or expressed in honor or memory of someone.
A show or spectacle.
Manners or conduct as governed by etiquette, decorum, or custom:
Conferral or receipt of an academic degree or diploma marking completion of studies:
An adornment or cover.
A fact, event, or state of affairs that makes something else possible
Showy display, as of wealth or knowledge; pretentiousness
Empty pomp or display; mere show
Ceremonial attire with all accessories:
A public walk; a promenade; now used in street names.
Vain or ostentatious display:
An event, achievement, etc. in a person's life regarded as having great significance
The definition of a show is a demonstration, display, or performance.
The definition of a sign is anything that shows a meaning, a mark used as an abbreviation or shortening of something, or a publicly displayed board.
A formal or ceremonial removal of a covering from a new statue, tombstone, etc.
The definition of a wedding is a ceremony in which two people get married.
(Intransitive) To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event.
An informal act.
a formal event performed on a special occasion
(Rare) An extraordinary happening, thought to presage good or evil fortune
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
A social convention carried on by tradition and enforced by social disapproval of any violation
A prescribed form or set of forms for public religious worship.
The definition of a sacrament is a religious ceremony recognized by the Christian church, or a rite of passage that infers some blessing or grace on people who receive it.
A formal act
The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
Politeness is defined as behaving in a socially acceptable way with proper manners and etiquette.
The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
(Obs.) Private property
An elegant or refined feature; an amenity:
A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
A conventional act, idea, or practice.
A usual, habitual, or accepted practice:
A long-established, authoritative custom
Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
A ridiculous or ostentatious ceremony, especially of a religious nature
A service or beneficial act done for another:
A conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose
- Formality suggests a conventional, often meaningless, act or custom, usually one associated with social activity the formalities of polite conversation
- Ritual refers to rites or ceremonies collectively, esp. to the rites of a particular religion the ritual of voodooism, and in extended use is applied to a regularly repeated act or series of acts performed in a set, ceremonial manner bedtime rituals
- Rite refers to the prescribed form for a religious ceremony or procedure burial rites
- Ceremony refers to a formal, usually solemn, act established as proper to some religious or state occasion the ceremony of launching a ship
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