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synodical Line breaks: syn¦od|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /sɪˈnɒdɪk(ə)l/

Definition of synodical in English:


1 Christian Church Relating to or constituted as a synod: synodical government
More example sentences
  • If this new consciousness is taken seriously, it has to lead to the establishment of inter-church organs for synodical and ecumenical discussion and consultation.
  • Purely spiritual episcopacy, synodical government, and the sending of missionary bishops lead North American contributions to Anglican life.
  • Mission support is provided by congregations for both synodical and churchwide ministries.
2 Astronomy another term for synodic.


Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnəd(ə)l/
sense 1.
Example sentences
  • The Catholic church has become so big that we need some kind of a synodal structure in the West the same way you have in the East.
  • And while the religious churching ceremony, as we have noted, was not mandated, synodal statutes from 1350 paradoxically make churching necessary in order to receive the sacraments.
  • In 1240 synodal statutes for the diocese of Worcester ordered local clergy to forbid gathering for the veneration of wells at Cerney.

Words that rhyme with synodical

methodical, periodical, rhapsodical
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