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Definitions for sacrificial
ˌsæk rəˈfɪʃ əlsac·ri·fi·cial

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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.

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

  2. sacrificial(Adjective)

    Used as a sacrifice.

    Etymology: 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

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How to say sacrificial in sign language?

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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

Examples of sacrificial in a Sentence

  1. Ayn Rand:

    So long as [men] hold the tribal notion that the individual is sacrificial fodder for the collective, that some men have the right to rule others by force, and that some (any) alleged 'good' can justify it -- there can be no peace within a nation and no peace among nations.

  2. 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.

  3. David Bernstein:

    Bogren was a good sacrificial lamb for this campaign, because his nomination was the product of a compromise with the Democrats, so he didn't have a Republican senator or constituency to fight for him, it's a shame, though, that Josh Hawley demagogued the issue, not only attacking Bogren for vigorously representing a client, but for wildly misrepresenting the arguments Bogren made on behalf of his client to falsely make him look like an anti-Catholic bigot.

  4. Pat Lynch:

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

  5. 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.

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