What does sacrificial mean?

Definitions for sacrificialˌsæk rəˈfɪʃ əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacrificial(adj)

    used in or connected with a sacrifice

    "sacrificial lamb"

Wiktionary

  1. sacrificial(Adjective)

    Relating to sacrifice

    The old sacrificial well is still there, but animals aren't thrown into it to appease monsters anymore.

  2. sacrificial(Adjective)

    Used as a sacrifice.

  3. Origin: From sacrificialis, from sacrificium, from sacrificus, from sacrifico, from sacer + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrificial(adj)

    of or pertaining to sacrifice or sacrifices; consisting in sacrifice; performing sacrifice

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrificial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrificial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pat Lynch:

    These officers are sacrificial lambs, unjustly suffering for a common practice and I don’t blame them for the way they feel.

  2. Scott Stripling:

    The Bible specifies which animals are sacrificial animals and it also says that they are young animals, if the bones match the animals of the Biblical sacrificial system and the type and age specified, then we may be looking at evidence that the tabernacle sat nearby.

  3. Susan Kelechi Watson:

    [ Beth ] took the position of being more sacrificial because of what was happening. This is a guy who for 36 years of Susan Kelechi Watson life has never known Susan Kelechi Watson had a real father somewhere, a biological father somewhere in the world, i think it was time for her to take a step back and let him have that moment, especially since his father was dying. I think there's a time to... start those type of arguments and there's a time to say maybe you know what, maybe I'll just let him live and do what he needs to do and have his time, but pressure on a relationship is gon na happen.

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