Origin of pastoral
OTHER WORDS FROM pastoral
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pastoralpastoral , pastorale
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How to use pastoral in a sentence
Takeda’s video-collage shuttles rapidly through various photo-based locations, usually urban but occasionally as pastoral as in previous year’s shows.In the galleries: A multi-sensory exhibit with cherry blossoms and a dire warning|Mark Jenkins|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
An example that I’m aware of was a big wind farm in Kenya, and it was on pastoral land belonging to pastoralists.Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet (Ep. 346 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 29, 2021|Freakonomics
These aren’t the idyllic, pastoral farms we’re taught to picture as children, with birds free to wander around in the greenery.It’s hard to make chickenless chicken delicious. Has Beyond Meat cracked the code?|Sigal Samuel|July 9, 2021|Vox
For a short stroll or run, check out pastoral Harmon Canyon Preserve, which slices through the mountainous foothills perched at the city’s northern edge.The Ultimate Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide|Shawnté Salabert|June 23, 2021|Outside Online
Those posts cite prominent conversion “therapists” and include a video with advice for conversion therapy practitioners and others that falsely suggest “Schema therapy” and “professionals and pastoral mentors” can successfully change LGBTQ people.5 things social media platforms can do to combat anti-LGBTQ disinformation|Brianna January|January 7, 2021|Washington Blade
He is to be admired for his kindness and genuine pastoral concern for all the members of his flock.Pope Francis Pushes the Church Another Step Further on Gays|Gene Robinson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The carriage drivers insist that a great majority of their horses live to enjoy a pastoral retirement.
Fast forward about 20 years, and this American Pastoral image of college seems, for the average college student, an ancient dream.The Price of College Has Increased 1120 Percent Since 1978, So Is It Worth It?|Andrew Rossi|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a novel of suspense and secrets, a pastoral novel that slowly tears the pastoral apart.
For most of the year, pastoral Pag is home to roughly eight thousand residents and thirty thousand indigenous sheep.Party on in Pag: The Controversy on Croatia’s Hottest Island|Kristin Vukovic|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The abnormal rise in wages had the bad effect of inducing the natives to leave their pastoral pursuits to flock into the towns.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Alàri, too, offers a marvellously carved wooden cup, adorned with pastoral scenes.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Can you imagine anything more pastoral than a traffic in cream and butter and eggs?
Stowmarket, as I have said, had the honour of being placed under the pastoral care of one of these Smectymnian divines.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
In addition Broken Hill is the centre of one of the largest pastoral districts in Australia.
British Dictionary definitions for pastoral
- a letter from a clergyman to the people under his charge
- the letter of a bishop to the clergy or people of his diocese
- Also called: pastoral staff the crosier or staff carried by a bishop as a symbol of his pastoral responsibilities
Derived forms of pastoralpastoralism, nounpastorally, adverb
Word Origin for pastoral
Cultural definitions for pastoral
A work of art that celebrates the cultivated enjoyment of the countryside. The poem “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” by Christopher Marlowe, is a pastoral. Its first stanza reads:
Come live with me, and be my love;
And we will all the pleasures prove
That hills and valleys, dales and fields,
Woods or steepy mountain yields.