sacrificial

adjective sac·ri·fi·cial \ ˌsa-krə-ˈfi-shəl \

Definition of sacrificial

1 :of, relating to, of the nature of, or involving sacrifice
2 :of or relating to a metal that serves as an anode which is electrolytically consumed instead of another metal that is present

sacrificially

play \ˌsa-krə-ˈfi-shə-lē\ adverb

Examples of sacrificial in a Sentence

  1. their sacrificial acts of self-denial

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First Known Use of sacrificial

1607


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sacrificial

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Definition of sacrificial for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or involving sacrifice


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