astral

adjective as·tral \ ˈas-trəl \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of astral

1 : of, relating to, or coming from the stars
  • astral influences
  • unusual astral occurrences
2 : of or relating to a mitotic or meiotic aster
3 : of or consisting of a supersensible substance held in theosophy to be next above the tangible world in refinement
4 a : visionary
b : elevated in station or position : exalted

astrally

play \-trə-lē\ adverb

Examples of astral in a Sentence

  1. gave the astronomy students the assignment of charting astral movement for the next month

  2. after his film became an unexpected blockbuster, the director was suddenly welcome in the most astral circles of Hollywood society

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Origin and Etymology of astral

Late Latin astralis, from Latin astrum star, from Greek astron



ASTRAL Defined for English Language Learners

astral

adjective

Definition of astral for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the stars

  • : involving a person's spirit rather than the body


Medical Dictionary

astral

adjective as·tral \ ˈas-trəl \

medical Definition of astral

: of or relating to a mitotic or meiotic aster


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