Synonyms for ceremonious
Antonyms for ceremonious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CEREMONIOUS
The note was not a long one, nor was it encumbered by any ceremonious phraseology.
Finally, she bowed in a manner sufficiently distant and ceremonious.
Hat and gloves are invariably worn with this gown if the affair is ceremonious.
His phrases are ceremonious without the dignity of ceremony.
Dinner at the moat-house was a solemn and ceremonious function.
Major Stone bowed with the ceremonious detail that was a part of him.
He was ushered into the ceremonious, barely-furnished, best room.
They are not fine or ceremonious, but lively, odd, and pleasant.
Ole had been very modest and ceremonious with Lisbeth as he bade her good-by.
The queens, stately and ceremonious, were softened and could not restrain their laughter.
1550s, from Middle French cérémonieux or directly from Late Latin caerimoniosus, from Latin caerimonia (see ceremony). Meaning "full of show and ceremony" is from 1610s. Related: Ceremoniously; ceremoniousness.