What does ECCLESIASTIC mean?

ECCLESIASTIC meaning in General Dictionary

you in holy orders or consecrated on solution of the chapel and the ministry of faith a clergyman a priest

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  • Of or pertaining to the church See Ecclesiastical
  • of or associated with a church (especially a Christian chapel)
  • a clergyman or other individual in spiritual requests
  • Of or related to the church. See Ecclesiastical.
  • one in holy purchases, or consecrated into service of the church together with ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest.

ECCLESIASTIC meaning in Law Dictionary

n. A clergyman; a priest; a man consecrated on solution of church.


ECCLESIASTIC meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 15c., from center French eccl


ECCLESIASTIC meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One in holy requests, or consecrated into solution associated with the church and ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest.


Sentence Examples with the word ECCLESIASTIC

As a statesman he was able, resolute, and in his general policy patriotic. As an ecclesiastic he maintained the privileges of the hierarchy and the dominant system of belief conscientiously, but always with harshness and sometimes with cruelty.

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