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Definition of "sacral" []

  • Of, near, or relating to the sacrum. (adjective)
  • Relating to sacred rites or observances. (adjective)

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 "sacral" in a sentence
  • "A further practical aspect of providing a proper gathering space for a modern church was examined by Fr. Neil Roy, by illustrating the medieval Galilee chapel and its "transitus" character, both in terms of entering the sacral from the secular and in terms of entering the heavenly from the earthly."
  • "Out here in the desert, among the great open tables of a vast, imposing communion, the idea of sacral man-made space registers in the viscerally absurd, feels essentially and obviously offensive."
  • "Because of a genetic disorder called sacral agenesis, Siggins's legs¬†were amputated when she was young."