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) \

Definition of anti-ritualism

: 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)

First Known Use of anti-ritualism

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-ritualism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-ritualism. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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