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astral

Line breaks: as¦tral
Pronunciation: /ˈastr(ə)l
 
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Definition of astral in English:

adjective

[attributive]
1Relating to or resembling the stars: astral navigation
More example sentences
  • He's going to allot a section of the sky to each member of the family and have them count the number of stars in their designated astral plot.
  • The two men had cited example after example of astrologically arranged marriages, full of astral promise, turning disastrous.
  • The car's headlights led the way in this intensely gorgeous astral setting.
1.1Relating to a supposed non-physical realm of existence to which various psychic and paranormal phenomena are ascribed, and in which the physical human body is said to have a counterpart: spiritual beings from the astral plane
More example sentences
  • Like us, they have both physical and astral bodies.
  • The physical body can be cured by treating the astral body with energy healing.
  • By some accounts, the astral body is a third component of humans, along with the material body and disincarnate soul.

Origin

early 17th century: from late Latin astralis, from astrum 'star'.

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