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Definition of "liturgical" []

  • Of, relating to, or in accordance with liturgy: a book of liturgical forms. (adjective)
  • Using or used in liturgy. (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 "liturgical" in a sentence
  • "Many of the powers-that-be seem embarrassed by our continued presence, as if a whiff of the old pious practices might reverse what they call the liturgical "progress" of the past four decades."
  • "For those of you interested in liturgical photographs and ceremonial coming from Catholic France, and in particular, attached to the usus antiquior, you may be interested in a new French language blog, Photos des cérémonies de Saint-Eugène which chronicles the liturgical life of the parish of St-Eugène in Paris, France -- a parish which we have featured many times before, and which one amongst the NLM writers is actively involved in."
  • "Thus those involved in liturgical preparations oftentimes confine themselves to the selection of hymns as their first priority and neglect the singing of ritual texts."