Definition of quadragesimal in English:

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quadragesimal

Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l/

adjective

archaic
1(Of a fast, especially one in Lent) lasting forty days.
1.1Belonging or appropriate to the period of Lent.
Example sentences
  • The second part of the article focuses on the sermons from the point of view of sins, the central theme of quadragesimal sermons.
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