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1. mummery

noun. meaningless ceremonies and flattery.

Synonyms

  • nonsensicality
  • meaninglessness
  • hokum
  • bunk
  • flummery

Antonyms

  • significance
  • meaningfulness
  • purposefulness
  • arrive

Etymology

  • momerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word mummery


1. Noun, singular or mass
The informal roots of mummery eventually led to traveling bands of actors -- players, jongleurs, minstrels and their helpers -- who performed at fairs, holiday celebrations and other events to earn their living.

2. Verb, base form
Then, the plant may contract mummery berry fungus.

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