What does sacramental mean?

Definitions for sacramentalˌsæk rəˈmɛn tl

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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

  4. Origin: [L. sacramentalis: cf. F. sacramental, sacramentel.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacramental in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacramental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Phyllis McGinley:

    Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade and to give men their freedom. Let them do what they are best at. While we scrawl interoffice memos and direct national or extranational affairs, men could spend all their time inventing wheels, peering at stars, composing poems, carving statues, exploring continents -- discovering, reforming, or crying out in a sacramental wilderness. Efficiency would probably increase, and no one would have to worry so much about the Gaza Strip or an election.

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