AskDefine | Define sacramental

Dictionary Definition

sacramental adj : of or relating to or involving a sacrament

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Used in, or relating to, a sacrament.
    The alther boys were sacked after they were caught sampling the sacramental wine instead of just passing it to the priest before communion.

Extensive Definition

Sacramental may refer to:
  • Sacramental, as an adjective means of or pertaining to sacraments
  • Sacramentals, in Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism, objects whose supernatural effects, unlike those of a sacrament, depend on the belief of the recipient

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Agnus Dei, High-Church, Holy Grail, Host, Pieta, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, bambino, baptismal, beadroll, beads, candle, censer, ceremonial, ceremonious, ceremony, chaplet, ciborium, cross, crucifix, cruet, duty, eucharistial, eucharistic, form, form of worship, formal, formality, formula, formular, formulary, function, holy cross, holy rite, holy water, holy-water sprinkler, icon, incensory, institution, liturgic, liturgistic, liturgy, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, mode of worship, monstrance, mystery, observance, office, order of worship, ordinance, osculatory, ostensorium, paschal, paschal candle, pax, phylacteries, practice, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, prescribed form, pyx, relics, rite, ritual, ritual observance, ritualistic, rituality, rood, rosary, sacrament, sacramentarian, sacred relics, sacring bell, service, shofar, solemnity, sukkah, tabernacle, tallith, thurible, urceole, veronica, vigil light, votive candle
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