courtesy, protocol, punctiliousness, formality, ceremony.
The Captain might have challenged him to a duel but a haughty and icy ceremoniousness
was deemed the best treatment for Denry.
Mr. Shund lowered his hat, his neck and back, with oriental ceremoniousness
in presence of the millions on the balcony.
He was deeply offended at Montanelli's treatment of him, and showed it by unusual ceremoniousness.