sacramental

adjective
sac·​ra·​men·​tal | \ ˌsa-krə-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce sacramental (audio) \

Definition of sacramental

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or having the character of a sacrament sacramental wine
2 : suggesting a sacrament (as in sacredness)

sacramental

noun

Definition of sacramental (Entry 2 of 2)

: an action or object (such as the rosary) of ecclesiastical origin that serves to express or increase devotion

Other Words from sacramental

Adjective

sacramentally \ ˌsa-​krə-​ˈmen-​tᵊl-​ē How to pronounce sacramental (audio) \ adverb

Examples of sacramental in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective In Catholic theology, the Eucharist is the sacramental presence of Christ’s own body and blood. J.d. Flynn, WSJ, 22 May 2022 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 In addition, the new document Saturday imposes restrictions targeting the sacramental life of the church. Arkansas Online, 19 Dec. 2021 When Corbett arrived in 2005, his long hair, black leather jacket, penchant to drink more than sacramental wine and fluency in port patois endeared him to dockworkers. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sacramental

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Sacramental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacramental. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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