What is another word for celebrations?

Pronunciation: [sˌɛləbɹˈe͡ɪʃənz] (IPA)

When we think of "celebrations", we often associate them with grand events, parties, and gatherings. However, there are many synonyms for this word that convey different emotions and meanings. "Festivities" are similar in nature to celebrations, but may also connote a sense of joy and merriment. "Commencements" implies the beginning of something new and perhaps a more formal occasion, such as graduation ceremonies. "Observances" suggests a more solemn tone, as in religious or cultural observances. "Revelries" connotes a sense of excessive merrymaking, while "festivals" often involve a showcase of art, music, and culture. "Jubilations" suggests a sense of triumph and victory. Regardless of the word chosen, celebrations remain an important aspect of human life and culture.

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Usage examples for Celebrations

Such mistakes are easily avoided, however, and no fault can reasonably be found with these celebrations when religious zeal is kept within the bounds of discretion.
"England in the Days of Old"
William Andrews
May Day celebrations are still kept up in the little town of Helston, the key to the Lizard.
"Cornwall"
G. E. Mitton
There is more than mere sentiment in birthday celebrations both at home and in school.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Celebrations

  • Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations.
    Jane Asher
  • For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
    Joseph Conrad
  • A lot of my reading over the next few months will be the works of Hans Christian Andersen - I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary celebrations of his birth next year.
    Roger Moore
  • And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary.
    Graeme Murphy
  • My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
    Frederick Reines

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