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catechetical

or cat·e·chet·ic

[kat-i-ket-i-kuh l or kat-i-ket-ik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to catechesis.
  2. pertaining to teaching by question and answer.
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Origin of catechetical

1610–20; < late Medieval Latin catēchētic(us) (< Greek katēchē- (see catechesis) + Medieval Latin -ticus -tic) + -al1
Related formscat·e·chet·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for catechetical

Historical Examples of catechetical

  • But the catechetical school was in full vigor all this time.

    The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

    E. Rameur

  • Generally use the catechetical, the explanations, and the lesson every Sabbath.

    The Sabbath-School Index

    Richard Gay Pardee

  • It should be conducted on the catechetical rather than the lecture plan.

    Training the Teacher

    A. F. Schauffler

  • Whenever I have the opportunity I go to an afternoon catechetical service.

    The Parish Clerk (1907)

    Peter Hampson Ditchfield

  • Such a principle would exclude from the catechetical class much which our catechumens should be taught.


British Dictionary definitions for catechetical

catechetical

catechetic

adjective
  1. of or relating to teaching by question and answer
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Derived Formscatechetically, adverb
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