sacramental

[sak-ruh-men-tl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a sacrament, especially the sacrament of the Eucharist.
2.
powerfully binding: a sacramental obligation.
noun
3.
Roman Catholic Church. an action, as the sign of the cross, a ceremony resembling a sacrament, or a sacred object, regarded as being instituted by the church rather than by Christ and serving as a means of receiving sanctifying grace.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin sacrāmentālis. See sacrament, -al1

sacramentally, adverb
sacramentalness, sacramentality, noun
nonsacramental, adjective
unsacramental, adjective
unsacramentally, adverb
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sacramental (ˌsækrəˈmɛntəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or having the nature of a sacrament
2.  bound by or as if by a sacrament
 
n
3.  RC Church a sacrament-like ritual action, such as the sign of the cross or the use of holy water
 
sacra'mentally
 
adv
 
sacramentality
 
n
 
sacra'mentalness
 
n

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Example sentences
The slobbering demand for bread and circuses was silenced, and a sacramental
  mood prevailed.
Divorce does injury to the covenant of salvation, of which sacramental marriage
  is the sign.
They posed as priests and rabbis to acquire sacramental wine.
We have made selective forgetting a sacramental obligation.
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