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rit·u·al

 (rĭch′o͞o-əl)
n.
1.
a. A ceremony in which the actions and wording follow a prescribed form and order.
b. The body of ceremonies or rites used in a place of worship or by an organization: according to Catholic ritual.
2. A book of rites or ceremonial forms.
3. A set of actions that are conducted routinely in the same manner: My household chores have become a morning ritual.
4. Zoology A set of actions that an animal performs in a fixed sequence, often as a means of communication: the greeting ritual in baboons.
adj.
1. Associated with or performed according to a rite or ritual: a priest's ritual garments; a ritual sacrifice.
2. Being part of an established routine: a ritual glass of milk before bed.

[From Latin rītuālis, of rites, from rītus, rite; see rite.]

rit′u·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ritually - in a ceremonial manner; "he was ceremonially sworn in as President"
Translations

ritually

[ˈrɪtjʊəlɪ] ADVritualmente

ritually

[ˈrɪtʃuəli] advrituellement

ritually

advrituell

ritually

[ˈrɪtjʊəlɪ] advritualmente
References in classic literature ?
Some seven minutes later the island was occupied by an invasion of townsfolk and police, and the latter had put their hands on the victorious duellist, ritually reminding him that anything he said might be used against him.
Then he was ritually slaughtered by the Dark Lord who harrumphed: "You made yourself look like a complete and utter idiot.
Street 204 is one of the two main arteries leading through the camp at Mina to Jamarat, where pilgrims ritually stone the devil by hurling pebbles at three large pillars.
Naoot is charged with contempt of Islam after she wrote "Happy massacre everybody" last October on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, during which animals are ritually slaughtered.
Makkah -- Twelve Pakistani Hajj pilgrims sustained injuries during ritually stoning the devil, the last rite of Hajj in Mina, Saudi officials, said on Sunday.
6 ACROSS the water there's a divisive debate raging about whether or not animals should be ritually slaughtered to meet the needs of Muslims who eat halal meat.
Ritually slaughtering animals this way is cruel but there is no such thing as a humane way to kill for consumption.
It has recently emerged many high street names are selling ritually slaughtered meat without customers' knowledge.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An ancient Egyptian mummy found with an intact brain, but no heart, has a plaque on her abdomen that may have been intended to ritually heal her, say a team of researchers who examined the female body with CT scans.
The problem is not that we cremate our dead, but how ritually denatured, spiritually vacant, religiously timid, and impoverished we have allowed the practice to become.
The roads leading to Bastakiya might be really crowded on the Janmashtami because ritually Hindus fast during the morning time and visit the temple at night," said Jayaraj Babu, a resident of Dubai.
That even includes flying over cemeteries, which would make the man ritually impure.