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Definition of "dispensatory" []

  • A book in which the contents, preparation, and uses of medicines are described; a pharmacopoeia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dispensatory" in a sentence
  • "Lucia's many, marvelously concise reflections on objective redemption and coredemption (or redemption and coredemption in first act), in which these are presented as, shall we say, the "genetic matrices" of subjective redemption and coredemption (that in second act), also known as the dispensatory mediation of grace."
  • ""dispensatory" phase, in which the grace of the redemption reaches individual souls in need of regeneration, to lead them to salvation, according to the plan of God, who wills "all men to be saved" (1 Tim 2: 4)."
  • "I bullied and bounced, it sticks to our last sand, and compelled the apothecary to make his salve according to the Edinburgh dispensatory, that it might adhere better."