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1. ceremony

noun. ['ˈsɛrəˌmoʊni'] a formal event performed on a special occasion.

Synonyms

  • pageant
  • military ceremony
  • dedication
  • observance
  • nuptials
  • installation
  • wedding ceremony
  • memorialization
  • funeral
  • hymeneals
  • potlatch
  • pageantry
  • social occasion
  • social function
  • wedding
  • fire walking
  • initiation
  • function
  • exercise
  • opening
  • commemoration
  • circumstance
  • Maundy
  • formality
  • ceremonial occasion
  • induction
  • formalities
  • ceremonial
  • memorialisation
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • finish
  • folly
  • hardware
  • malfunction

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Words that Rhyme with Ceremony

  • aramony

How do you pronounce ceremony?

Pronounce ceremony as ˈsɛrəˌmoʊni.

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How to spell ceremony? Is it cermony? Or seramony? Common misspellings are:

  • cermony
  • seramony

Example sentences of the word ceremony


1. Noun, singular or mass
Include the date, time and location of the ceremony.

Quotes containing the word ceremony


1. A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
- Robert Orben

2. Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while the worstAre full of passionate intensity.
- W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

3. Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin. The entertainment for this evening is not new, you've seen this entertainment through and through you have seen your birth, your life, your death....you may recall all the rest. Did you have a good world when you died? -enough to base a movie on??
- Jim Morrison, An American Prayer

2. ceremony

noun. ['ˈsɛrəˌmoʊni'] any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way.

Synonyms

  • activity
  • chanoyu

Antonyms

  • competition
  • unfaithfulness
  • infidelity

3. ceremony

noun. ['ˈsɛrəˌmoʊni'] the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion.

Synonyms

  • religious ceremony
  • purgation
  • activity
  • military ceremony
  • groundbreaking ceremony
  • purification
  • religious ritual
  • lustrum
  • presentation

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • inattention
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