ritualism

Definitions of ritualism
1

n exaggerated emphasis on the importance of rites or ritualistic forms in worship

Type of:
pattern, practice
a customary way of operation or behavior

n the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies

Type of:
cultural anthropology, social anthropology
the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society

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