anti-ritualism

noun

an·​ti-rit·​u·​al·​ism
ˌan-tē-ˈri-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm,
-chə-ˌli-;
-ˈrich-wə-;
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-ritualism (audio)
: opposition to rituals or ritualism
By careful comparison of differences in the social dimensions we may come to understand the sociological determinants of ritualism and anti-ritualism.The Times Literary Supplement (London)

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-ritualism was in 1860

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“Anti-ritualism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-ritualism. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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