riteless

riteless

(ˈraɪtləs)
adj
lacking rite or ceremony
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In his major volume on religion, one of Stanner's most critical re-appraisals of the Durkheimian and Radcliffe-Brownian dogma is his analysis and insistence that among Aboriginal societies, the critical feature is that most rites are mythless and most myths are riteless.
Coming of age in Seville: The structuring of a riteless passage to manhood.