meaning of baptismal

baptismal meaning in General Dictionary

related to baptism as baptismal vows

View more

  • of or associated with baptism
  • with respect to baptism; because, baptismal vows.

baptismal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, from baptism + -al (1).


baptismal meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with respect to baptism; because, baptismal vows.


Sentence Examples with the word baptismal

The catechetic course, which formerly preceded the complete rite, now intervenes between its two halves; and the sponsors who formerly attested the worthiness of the candidate and received him up as anadochi out of the font, have become god-parents, who take the baptismal vows vicariously for infants who cannot answer for themselves.

View more Sentence Examples