Associations to the word «Ceremonial»

Wiktionary

CEREMONIAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal.
CEREMONIAL, adjective. (archaic) Observant of forms; ceremonious.
CEREMONIAL, noun. A ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual.
CEREMONIAL COUNTIES, noun. Plural of ceremonial county
CEREMONIAL COUNTY, noun. (UK) A definitive geographic region, not generally having direct administrative functions, but which has an appointed Lord-Lieutenant. Similar to a traditional county.

Dictionary definition

CEREMONIAL, noun. A formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor".
CEREMONIAL, adjective. Marked by pomp or ceremony or formality; "a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats