ritual meaning

  • A ritual "is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects,
  • Rituals are a feature of all known human societies.
  • The field of ritual studies has seen a number of conflicting definitions of the term.
  • NounPLritualsSUF-ual
    1. rite; a repeated set of actions.
      1. They carried out the ritual carefully.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore ritualSUPmost ritual
    1. Related to a rite or repeated set of actions.
      1. They performed the ritual lighting of the candles.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The ritual and tradition are of course rather absurd, but the principle is good and the ethics are identical with Xtian ethics.
      • The yahrzeit is here, and the least lachrymose country on earth is devising its rituals of commemoration.

Meaning of ritual for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "ritual" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Difficultness: Level 3
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 7
      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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