ceremony

Part of speech: noun

A formal act, rite, or observance; formal civility.

Share it on:

Usage examples "ceremony":

  1. We watched this ceremony for about half an hour. - "My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915", Monica M. Stanley.
  2. Out of politeness the countess looked at her husband before accepting the invitation, but he cried out, without ceremony, that he was ready to go if I took the whole family. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. It was no time for ceremony then; there were no means of sending her away; no place where she could have waited until the time for her mourning for her father was over. - "Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril", G. A. Henty.