ritualism

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noun rit·u·al·ism \ˈri-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm, -chə-ˌli-; ˈrich-wə-\

Definition of ritualism

  1. 1 :  the use of ritual

  2. 2 :  excessive devotion to ritual

ritualist

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ritualistic

play \ˌri-chə-wə-ˈlis-tik, -chə-ˈlis-; ˌrich-wə-\ adjective

ritualistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1843

First Known Use of ritualism

1843

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