of, pertaining to, or characterized by ceremony
; formal; ritual: a ceremonial occasion.
used in or in connection with ceremonies
: ceremonial robes.
a system of ceremonies, rites, or formalities prescribed for or observed on any particular occasion; a rite.
formal behavior found at, or appropriate to, a certain occasion: the ceremonial of a state banquet.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English Related forms
< Medieval Latin cēremōniālis, Late Latin caerimōniālis.
anticeremonialist, noun, adjective
1. solemn, conventional, ceremonious. 3. ritual, liturgy.