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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Characterized by pomp and stately display. Also: Rigidly formal or bound by convention..

Usage examples (40)
  • That kind of ceremonious devotion punctually observed by a gentleman of the old school
  • Their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt
  • Adjective : He greeted his rival with a ceremonious display of friendship. ,a ceremonious reception
  • Every married woman must perform here certain ceremonious ablutions at regular intervals. for more
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