liturgical

[li-tur-ji-kuh l]
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Also li·tur·gic.

Origin of liturgical

1635–45; < Medieval Latin lītūrgic(us) < Late Greek leitourgikós ministering (leitourg(ós) minister + -ikos -ic; see liturgy) + -al1
Related formsli·tur·gi·cal·ly, adverban·ti·li·tur·gic, adjectivean·ti·li·tur·gi·cal, adjectivean·ti·li·tur·gi·cal·ly, adverbnon·li·tur·gic, adjectivenon·li·tur·gi·cal, adjectivenon·li·tur·gi·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for liturgical

solemn, ritualistic, conventional, ritual

British Dictionary definitions for liturgical

liturgical

liturgic (lɪˈtɜːdʒɪk)

adjective
  1. of or relating to public worship
  2. of or relating to the liturgy
Derived Formsliturgically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for liturgical
adj.

1640s, from Late Latin liturgicus, from New Testament Greek leitourgikos "ministering," from leitourgos (see liturgy).

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