Synonyms and Antonyms of ceremonious

  1. 1 marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details a century ago everyday life was much more ceremonious than in our anything-goes era Synonyms correct, decorous, formal, nice, proper, punctilious, starchy, stiff, stiff-necked, stilted Related Words sober, solemn, stately; chivalrous, courtly, gallant; genteel, polished, refined; civil, courteous, polite, red-carpet Near Antonyms improper, indecorous, unmannerly; discourteous, impolite, rude Antonyms casual, easygoing, informal, laid-back, unceremonious

  2. 2 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules the ceremonious regalia of the Swiss Guards, the pope's traditional body guards Synonyms ceremonial, formal, conventional, orthodox, regular, routineRelated Words authorized, certified, official, sanctioned; accepted, correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly; formalistic, ritual, ritualistic; methodical (also methodic), orderly, systematicNear Antonyms unauthorized, unofficial; graceless, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitableAntonyms casual, freewheeling, informal, irregular, unceremonious, unconventional, unorthodox

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