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ecclesiastic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ecclesiastic

  1. of or relating to a church a council to make final determinations on ecclesiastic matters Synonyms of ecclesiastic churchly, ecclesial, ecclesiasticalWords Related to ecclesiastic blessed (also blest), consecrated, divine, hallowed, holy, religious, sacramental, sacred, sacrosanct, sanctified; apostolic, canonical, clerical, episcopal, evangelical (also evangelic), ministerial, papal, pastoral, patriarchal, pontifical, priestly, rabbinic (or rabbinical), sacerdotalNear Antonyms of ecclesiastic lay, profane, secular, temporal; nonclerical; nondenominational, nonsectarianAntonyms of ecclesiastic nonchurch, nonecclesiastical


ecclesiastic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ecclesiastic

  1. a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church as the leading ecclesiastic for his church in the state, the bishop must be beyond reproach in everything he does Synonyms of ecclesiastic cleric, clerical, clerk, deacon, divine, dominie, clergyperson, minister, preacher, priest, reverendWords Related to ecclesiastic churchman, clergyman, father, Holy Joe [slang], padre; clergywoman, deaconess, priestess; abbot, archbishop, archpriest, bishop, dean, diocesan, monsignor, pope, prelate, presbyter; abbé, curate, curé, parson, pastor, rector, shepherd, vicar; chaplain, confessor, sky pilot; evangelist, missionary, missioner, missionizer, revivalist; friar, mendicant, monastic, monk, oblate, religious; high priest, high priestessNear Antonyms of ecclesiastic lay reader, lectorAntonyms of ecclesiastic layman, layperson, secular



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