Definition of Ritualization

1. Noun. the act of giving something a ritual meaning or significance ¹



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Definition of Ritualization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ritualization

ritual killing
ritual servitude
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ritualisms
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ritualization (current term)
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Literary usage of Ritualization

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1. The Culture of Violence by Kumar Rupesinghe (1994)
"ritualization of violence against the other has existed in many societies. But what gives myths significance is the way in which modernity, ..."

2. Early Civilization: An Introduction to Anthropology by Alexander Goldenweiser (1922)
"... whereas the course of magic becomes divided into two main streams: one involving perfect ritualization, a pure technique, mechanical in method although ..."

3. Societal Evolution: A Study of the Evolutionary Basis of the Science of Society by Albert Galloway Keller (1915)
"... mores susceptible of preservation and transmission are confined to ranges where, in the presence of constant tests, ritualization develops less readily. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... and towards are both found: it aspires toward a ritualization of conflict — Irving Howe, Harper's, April 1970 -. the literary values towards which he ..."

5. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"The ritualization of social and political events is also largely directed at protecting, repairing, and reinforcing the public and private selves of the ..."

6. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"The ritualization of social and political events is also largely directed at protecting, repairing, and reinforcing the public and private selves of the ..."

7. The British Critic by Robert Nares (1823)
"... spi- ritualization— " That trembling vassal of the Pole, The feeling compass, Navigation's soul." Much is the force of heaven-bred poesy: as by the ..."

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