From Latin adjective rītuālis, from noun rītuum (rite), + adjective suffix -ālis.
ritual (comparative more ritual, superlative most ritual)
- Related to a rite or repeated set of actions.
- They performed the ritual lighting of the candles.
ritual (countable and uncountable, plural rituals)
- A rite; a repeated set of actions.
- The priests carried out the religious ritual carefully.
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