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synonyms for commemoration

  • celebration
  • ceremony
  • remembrance
  • tribute
  • custom
  • recognition
  • memorial service
  • monumentalization
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antonyms for commemoration

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  • forgetting
  • neglect
  • negligence
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How to use commemoration in a sentence

It was not that this was a place where despair led to a lasting choice, but that the area was filled with trash and rotting construction signs rather than any commemoration for the lives that were lost.
A VACATION TOWN PROMISES REST AND RELAXATION. THE WATER KNOWS THE TRUTH.NNEKA M. OKONAAUGUST 26, 2021VOX
I think commemoration ought to drive change and not be a substitute for change.
CONGRESS VOTES OVERWHELMINGLY TO MAKE JUNETEENTH A FEDERAL HOLIDAY. THE DAY COMMEMORATES THE END OF SLAVERY IN TEXAS IN 1865.MIKE DEBONISJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Orlando City Hall on June 1 raised the Pride flag in commemoration of Pride month.
‘WE’RE STILL VERY MUCH IN THE HEALING PHASE’MICHAEL K. LAVERSJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
He recently became the first president to visit Tulsa in commemoration of a race massacre there.
WHEN WILL HARRIET TUBMAN ADORN THE $20 BILL?ANNIE LINSKEYJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On May 8, Thiel organized a community commemoration of the 91st anniversary of the Sherman Riot and the lynching of Hughes.
IN TEXAS, A STRUGGLE TO MEMORIALIZE A BRUTAL LYNCHING AS RESISTANCE GROWS TO TEACHING HISTORICAL RACISMSYDNEY TRENTJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On Sunday, he attended a commemoration held near the Delaware Memorial Bridge in Wilmington, Del.
PUBLIC SWARMS ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY ON MEMORIAL DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE PANDEMICTARA BAHRAMPOUR, ANNIE LINSKEYMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The devastation of the Tulsa Race MassacreThe commission organizing the commemoration has been denounced by some community groups who are staging their own events in Greenwood focused on massacre survivors and descendants.
TENSIONS ERUPT IN TULSA AS CITY COMMEMORATES 1921 RACE MASSACREDENEEN L. BROWNMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He remained a Boston fan favorite at commemorations of the Celtics championships he had been a part of.
K.C. JONES, BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMER WITH A KNACK FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, DIES AT 88MATT SCHUDELDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He prepared to light a menorah in commemoration of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah.
CARTER WOULD MAKE HISTORY LIGHTING A HANUKKAH MENORAH. BUT FIRST, HE NEEDED A LONGER MATCH.MICHAEL KRANISHDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Musical festival in Westminster abbey, in commemoration of the birthday of Handel.
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMEMORATION

  • ceremonies
  • commemorations
  • feast days
  • festivals
  • holidays
  • jubilees
  • recurrences
  • red-letter days
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