Relating to the giving of a blessing.
More example sentences
- Our thanks, yet again, to Shirley for arranging another highly successful outing, and to Richard for rounding off the day with such a benedictory and appropriate poetry recital.
- The householders do aarathi to the actors personating Narasimha, Bhoodevi and Prahlada, followed by benedictory verses.
- He signed off with a benedictory song on his favourite harmonium gifted to him in 1966 by the Don Bosco School, Broadway.
late 18th century: from Latin benedictorius, from benedicere 'wish well' (see benediction).