Synonyms for sacerdotal

Grammar : Adj
Spell : sas-er-doht-l
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsæs ərˈdoʊt l

Définition of sacerdotal

Origin :
  • c.1400, from Old French sacerdotal and directly from Latin sacerdotalis "of or pertaining to a priest," from sacerdos (genitive sacerdotis) "priest," literally "offerer of sacrifices," from sacer "holy" (see sacred) + stem of dare "to give" (see date (n.1)).
  • adj religious
Example sentences :
  • He did not believe in priests in their sacerdotal character.
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • Freedom from sacerdotal dogma, from secular law, she has always had.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of a People » by H. Fielding
  • No, His sacerdotal qualification is of another sort and a greater.
  • Extract from : « Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews » by Handley C.G. Moule
  • For He is, what every sacerdotal minister must be, an Offerer.
  • Extract from : « Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews » by Handley C.G. Moule
  • The Oriental civilizations on the contrary were sacerdotal in character.
  • Extract from : « The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism » by Franz Cumont
  • It is impossible to connect Naziritism with any sacerdotal duty.
  • Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers » by Robert A. Watson
  • He was alive in his sacerdotal vestments, with his golden censer in his hand.
  • Extract from : « Sermons of Christmas Evans » by Joseph Cross
  • A reason for this has been sought in the supremacy of the sacerdotal caste.
  • Extract from : « A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2) » by Georges Perrot
  • But the presence of the sacerdotal power, as it had hindered The bishop.
  • Extract from : « The Holy Roman Empire » by James Bryce
  • What Macleod could least endure in the non-intrusionists was their sacerdotal temper.
  • Extract from : « Norman Macleod » by John Wellwood

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