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One entry found for ceremonious.
Entry Word: ceremonious
Function: adjective
Text: 1 marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details <a century ago everyday life was much more ceremonious than in our anything-goes era>
Synonyms correct, decorous, formal, proper, starchy
Related Words sober, solemn, stately; chivalrous, courtly, gallant; genteel, polished, refined; civil, courteous, polite, red-carpet
Near Antonyms improper, indecorous, unmannerly; discourteous, impolite, rude
Antonyms casual, easygoing, informal, laid-back
2 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules <the ceremonious regalia of the Swiss Guards, the pope's traditional body guards> -- see FORMAL 1