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rit·u·al·is·tic

 (rĭch′o͞o-ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to ritual or ritualism.
2. Advocating or practicing ritual.

rit′u·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

ritualistic

(ˌrɪtjʊəˈlɪstɪk)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of, relating to, or suggestive of ritualism
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) of, relating to, or suggestive of ritualism
ˌritualˈistically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ritualistic - of or characterized by or adhering to ritualism; "a feudal or ritualistic society"; "the ritualistic killing of a sheep"

ritualistic

adjective
Of or characterized by ceremony:
Translations

ritualistic

[ˌrɪtjʊəˈlɪstɪk] ADJritualista (fig) → consagrado, sacramental

ritualistic

adj
(= pre-arranged) remarksüblich; he came out with some ritualistic nonsense about …er hat den üblichen Blödsinn über … (acc)losgelassen (inf)
(= ceremonial)rituell; ritualistic abuseritueller Missbrauch

ritualistic

[ˌrɪtjʊəˈlɪstɪk] adj (ritual) → rituale; (nonsense) → di rito
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As against the purely negative action of the scientific spirit, the high-pitched Grey, the theistic Elsmere, the "ritualistic priest," the quaint Methodist Fleming, both so admirably sketched, present [69] perhaps no unconquerable differences.
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The incredibly vibrant and ritualistic art practised across the Malabar region in the south Indian state of Kerala represents the victory of good over evil, telling stories of brave warriors, local heroes and mythical characters of the past, breaking barriers of caste, gender and other discrimination.
It's believed the fullyintact skeleton was between seven to 10 months old but it is not thought the child was the victim of a sacrifice on the ritualistic site.
But many in Iran seem to have taken his comments as ritualistic. Through four different presidents, Khamenehi has always said he backs each one and called on the public to support them as well.
It looks like a ritualistic murder and former detective Danny Nelson suspects Archibald Atto, a killer from the past.
Meanwhile, Hart's wife Maggie is facing problems in keeping the family together while he is engrossed in the ritualistic murder mystery of Dora Lange.
Central to the theoretical orientation of the book are the concepts of "critical events" and "ritualistic protests." Following Staffenborg (1991), (2) the authors explain a "redefining critical event" as any "contextually dramatic happening that leads to important shifts in public and elite perceptions of reality" (p.
Jenny Thornton, an animal welfare officer called to the scene, said: "It could have been ritualistic."
B/olero, a female duet, is set to a new version of Ravel's famous music while Black Milk is a ritualistic and athletic work for five male dancers.
Fascinated by rituals - particularly the interacting of people in ritualistic ways - the impalpable merging of the sacred and the profane has attracted his perceptive lens.