[ US /ˈɹɪtʃuəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɪtʃuːəl/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɪtʃuːəl/ ]
- the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
- stereotyped behavior
- any customary observance or practice
of or relating to or employed in social rites or rituals
a ritual dance of Haiti
sedate little colonial tribe with its ritual tea parties
of or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals
How To Use ritual In A Sentence
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- Here's the good news: When you bring what I call unconditional presence to the trance of fear, you create the foundation for true spiritual awakening. undefined
- There are two main approaches: one is a synthetic plug the same shape as a cork that can be placed in the top of the bottle in the same way as a cork and removed with a corkscrew, so preserving the ritual of opening a bottle of wine.
- By ethical conduct toward all creatures, we enter into a spiritual relationship with the universe. Albert Schweitzer
- They are also less likely to get support from strong religious or spiritual beliefs.
- Building anew on the old sacred texts, these innovations brought a spiritual renewal to every major faith.
- What are the possibilities and risks of according spirituality some therapeutic value for those on the edge of the abyss of self-destruction?
- Drinking among the upper classes of Persian society, for example, took place at secret parties reminiscent of Greek symposia with their strictly ritualized etiquette and emphasis on poetry and discussion.
- Love for others, concern for justice and the poor are not so much a question of social morals as the expression of a sacramental conception of Christian morality because, through priestly ministry, the spiritual sacrifice of all the faithful is accomplished, in union with the sacrifice of Christ, the only mediator. Pope on the Essential Elements of Priestly Ministry
- The urn as unravished bride proleptically contains its ravishment as a natural outcome in the ritual of weddings that parallels the consummation of questions asked. Deforming Keat's 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'