Definition of ceremonialist in English:

ceremonialist

noun

  • See ceremonial

    • ‘A ceremonialist may evoke a spirit to find a cure for his illness.’
    • ‘On the one hand, he argues, there were the ceremonialists, represented most notably by Archbishop William Laud, who believed that outward and corporate worship shapes inward and private spirituality.’
    • ‘Nor does Confucius' emphasis on ritual mean that he was a punctilious ceremonialist who thought that the rites of worship and of social exchange had to be practiced correctly at all costs.’

Pronunciation

ceremonialist

/ˌsɛrɪˈməʊnɪəlɪst/