ex·​e·​get·​i·​cal | \ ˌek-sə-ˈje-ti-kəl How to pronounce exegetical (audio) \
variants: or less commonly exegetic \ ˌek-​sə-​ˈje-​tik How to pronounce exegetic (audio) \

Definition of exegetical

: of or relating to exegesis : explanatory an exegetical text

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Examples of exegetical in a Sentence

a new edition of Shakespeare with an abundance of exegetical commentary for the modern reader

First Known Use of exegetical

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exegetical

Greek exēgētikos, from exēgeisthai

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The first known use of exegetical was in 1607

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“Exegetical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exegetical. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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