Definition of astral in English:


Syllabification: as·tral
Pronunciation: /ˈastrəl


  • 1Of, connected with, or resembling the stars: astral navigation
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    • 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.
  • 1.1Of or relating to a supposed nonphysical 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.
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    • 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.


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

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