Definitions for sacramentalˌsæk rəˈmɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•ra•men•talˌsæk rəˈmɛn tl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a sacrament, esp. the sacrament of the Eucharist.

    Category: Religion

  2. powerfully binding:

    a sacramental obligation.

  3. (n.)a sacred act, ceremony, or object instituted by the Church, as prayer, a blessing, or holy water.

    Category: Religion

Origin of sacramental:

1350–1400; < LL sacrāmentālis. See sacrament


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacramental(adj)

    of or relating to or involving a sacrament


  1. sacramental(Noun)

    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.

  2. sacramental(Adjective)

    Used in, or relating to, a sacrament.

    The altar boys were sacked after they were caught sampling the sacramental wine instead of just passing it to the priest before communion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacramental(adj)

    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. Sacramental(adj)

    bound by a sacrament

  3. Sacramental(noun)

    that which relates to a sacrament

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