ceremoniously


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Related to ceremoniously: aimlessly, readily

cer·e·mo·ni·ous

 (sĕr′ə-mō′nē-əs)
adj.
1. Strictly observant of or devoted to ceremony, ritual, or etiquette; punctilious: "borne on silvery trays by ceremonious world-weary waiters" (Financial Times).
2.
a. Characterized by ceremony.
b. In accord with prescribed or customary usage; rigidly formal.

cer′e·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
cer′e·mo′ni·ous·ness n.
ceremonially, ceremoniously - Ceremonially relates to the performance of a procedure; ceremoniously relates to the performer of the procedure.
See also related terms for procedure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ceremoniously - in a ceremonious manner; "my mother advised her children ceremoniously"
unceremoniously - in an unceremonious manner; "he was dismissed unceremoniously"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ احْتِفالِيّةٍ رَسْمِيَّةٍ
obřadně
ceremonielthøjtideligt
szertartásoskodóan
hátíîlega
obradne
merasimleresmi bir şekildetörenle

ceremoniously

[ˌserɪˈməʊnɪəslɪ] ADVceremoniosamente

ceremoniously

[ˌsɛrɪˈməʊniəsli] adv [bow, thank] → avec cérémonie; [cut, present] → solennellement

ceremoniously

advmit großem Zeremoniell

ceremoniously

[ˌsɛrɪˈməʊnɪəslɪ] adv (see adj) → in modo formale, in modo cerimonioso

ceremony

(ˈserəməni) , ((American) -mouni) plural ˈceremonies noun
1. a sacred or formal act, eg a wedding, funeral etc. a marriage ceremony.
2. solemn display and formality. pomp and ceremony.
ˌcereˈmonial (-ˈməu-) adjective
formal or official. a ceremonial occasion such as the opening of parliament.
ˌcereˈmonially adverb
ˌcereˈmonious (-ˈməu-) adjective
(negative unceremonious) carefully formal or polite.
ˌcereˈmoniously adverb
References in classic literature ?
He thanked her ceremoniously, bowed to her husband and rode away.
Instead therefore of communicating the secret of his lodgings to a servant, he acquainted the lady herself with it particularly, and soon after very ceremoniously withdrew.
She measured a teacup full, tied it up in a bit of sacking, and presented it ceremoniously to grandmother.
As we sat at a late breakfast in the hotel at Allerheiligen, next morning, these young people and took places near us without observing us; but presently they saw us and at once bowed and smiled; not ceremoniously, but with the gratified look of people who have found acquaintances where they were expecting strangers.
But after it was over, the adjutant he had seen the previous day ceremoniously informed Bolkonski that the Emperor desired to give him an audience.
The clergyman ceremoniously raised his hat, and walked on.
With each of them, as he entered, he ceremoniously shook hands, both parties touching their bonnets at the same time in a military manner.
Mr Quilp accompanied this admission with such an awful wink, indicative of old rovings and backslidings, that Mrs Jiniwin was indignant, and could not forbear from remarking under her breath that he might at least put off his confessions until his wife was absent; for which act of boldness and insubordination Mr Quilp first stared her out of countenance and then drank her health ceremoniously.
I have seen him so terrify a client or a witness by ceremoniously unfolding this pocket-handkerchief as if he were immediately going to blow his nose, and then pausing, as if he knew he should not have time to do it before such client or witness committed himself, that the self-committal has followed directly, quite as a matter of course.
He was taken on the shoulders of half a dozen blossom-faced men, who shuffled with him to the churchyard, and who were preceded by another blossom-faced man, affecting a stately stalk, as if he were a Policeman of the D(eath) Division, and ceremoniously pretending not to know his intimate acquaintances, as he led the pageant.
Micawber his arm, and glancing at the heap of books and papers lying before Traddles on the table, said they would leave us to ourselves; which they ceremoniously did.
Lady Lundie ceremoniously returned her brother-in-law's salute--and pointedly abstained from noticing Anne's presence in the room.