Definition of Sacramental

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or involving a sacrament.

Partainyms: Sacrament
Derivative terms: Sacrament

Definition of Sacramental

1. a. Of or pertaining to a sacrament or the sacraments; of the nature of a sacrament; sacredly or solemnly binding; as, sacramental rites or elements.

2. n. That which relates to a sacrament.

Definition of Sacramental

1. Adjective. Used in, or relating to, a sacrament. ¹

2. Noun. (context: Christianity especially Roman Catholicism) An object (such as holy water or a crucifix) or an action (such as making the sign of the cross) which is regarded as encouraging devotion and thus spiritually aiding the person who uses it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sacramental

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacramental

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sacrament of reconciliation
sacrament of the Eucharist
sacramental (current term)
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Literary usage of Sacramental

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"With regard to the sacramental character of the other orders see DEACONS; ... With this, there is the sacramental grace which makes the recipient a fit and ..."

2. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"Our whole view of the nature of Christianity and of the history of the Church must be affected by the conclusions to which we conic regarding sacramental ..."

3. Church Unity: Studies of Its Most Important Problems by Charles Augustus Briggs (1909)
"And yet it is just this sacramental System about which the Church is so greatly divided. The consensus of Christianity as to the Sacraments is set forth in ..."

4. History of the Methodist episcopal Church in the United States of America by Abel Stevens (1864)
"The Two Conferences of 1779 —The sacramental Controversy followed by a temporary Rupture — The Right of the Question — Vindication of the sacramental Party ..."

5. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Sale of wine for sacramental purposes. "'—The sale of wine for sacramental purposes is in some states expressly provided for, and treated like the sale for ..."

6. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Sale of wine for sacramental purposes.49—The sale of wine for sacramental purposes is in some states expressly provided for, and treated like the sale for ..."

7. Historical Introduction to the Private Law of Rome by James Muirhead, Henry Goudy (1899)
"In the early sacramental procedure each party had to deposit his stake before he could be heard on the question at issue ; but afterwards he only gave ..."

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