anti-ritualism

noun an·ti-rit·u·al·ism \ ˌan-tē-ˈri-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm , -chə-ˌli- ; -ˈrich-wə- ; ˌan-tī- \

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


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