Of, relating to, or done as a religious or solemn rite
(of an action) Arising from convention or habit
the players gathered for the ritual pregame huddle
A religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order
the ancient rituals of Christian worship
the role of ritual in religion
A prescribed order of performing such a ceremony, esp. one characteristic of a particular religion or church
A series of actions or type of behavior regularly and invariably followed by someone
her visits to Joy became a ritual
of or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals; "ritual killing"
any customary observance or practice
the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
(ritually) ceremonially: in a ceremonial manner; "he was ceremonially sworn in as President"
A ritual is a set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value. It may be prescribed by a religion or by the traditions of a community. The term usually excludes actions which are arbitrarily chosen by the performers, or dictated purely by logic, chance, necessity, etc.
This is a list of fictional concepts in Artemis Fowl, a novel series by Eoin Colfer.
Tales From the Crypt Presents: Ritual is the third film spin-off from the HBO television series Tales from the Crypt, the first being Demon Knight and the second being Bordello of Blood. The film stars Tim Curry, Jennifer Grey and Craig Sheffer.
Ritual is the third studio album from electronic rock band Jape, released on Co-op Records in 2008. It won the Choice Music Prize for the 2008 Irish Album of the Year in March 2009.
Ritual is the first album by Master's Hammer. It was released in 1991 on Monitor Records.
Ritual is a novel by British writer Mo Hayder, published in 2008. It brings back her popular protagonist Jack Caffery, who was previously only intendedMo Hayder, '''' to star in the author's first two novels, and is the first in a projected five-book cycle.
rite; a repeated set of actions; Related to a rite or repeated set of actions
(RITUALS) People with Asperger’s often prefer to order their day according to a set pattern. Any enforced or perceived disruptions to their self-imposed rituals can cause anxiety or distress.
(Rituals) A detailed method of procedure faithfully or regularly followed. Two common BDD rituals are checking one's reflection in a reflective surface, or skin picking
(Rituals) Commonly accepted events and experiences which support, define and assist in the developmental, spiritual, and community changes that occur in the lives of children and families.
(Rituals) Formalized modes of behaviour in which the members of a group or community regularly engage. Religion represents one of the main contexts in which rituals are practised, but the scope of ritual behaviour extends well beyond this particular sphere. ...
(Rituals) Habitual gestures that repeat within a culture including ceremony, idiosyncrasies or social norms.
(Rituals) Practices by which the gods of the shrines are worshipped and invoked, including prayers, libations, animal sacrifices, incantations, specialized drumming and dancing, and spirit possession, as examples.
(Rituals) Procedures in which employees participate to become "one of the gang."
(Rituals) practiced forms of religious ceremony; Trade Kingdoms
(Rituals) what form does their basic rituals take? How is it related to the form of worship? If you are thinking of building a ratmen society and army list this could be very useful in terms of the way in which magic rituals are interpreted and the shape such magic should take on the battlefield ...
Rituals are activities usually secret in nature, known only to the members of a given fraternity or sorority. ...
Rituals are specific and seemingly meaningless behaviors that a child performs repeatedly in certain situations or circumstances, such as turning the lights on and off several times when entering a room. ...
Several rituals were observed among the Hebrew people to maintain sanitary conditions and to promote good health. One of these involved bodily discharge. Although not all bodily discharges are infectious, many are. ...
A prescribed form or method for the performance of a religious or solemn ceremony