Meaning of ritualism

rit•u•al•ism

Pronunciation: (rich'-u-liz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. adherence to or insistence on ritual.
  2. the study of ritual practices or religious rites.
  3. excessive fondness for ritual.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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