of, relating to, or involved with theology: a theological student.
based upon the nature and will of God as revealed to humans.
Origin of theological
1520–30;Related formsthe·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·the·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·the·o·log·ic, adjectivenon·the·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·the·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·the·o·log·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·the·o·log·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·the·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·the·o·log·ic, adjectiveun·the·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·the·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
< Medieval Latin theologicālis,
equivalent to theologic(us
) (< Greek theologikós;
) + -ālis -al1
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Examples from the Web for theologic
Historical Examples of theologic
And, besides, there was the question of the theologic controversy.
I was a theorizer, a dreamer, a theologic apprentice, a year ago.
M. Comte then mentions some of the inconsistencies of the theologic school.
Orthodoxy was not a little aghast at its theologic suggestions.
This confirmation of the theologic theory is startling, and sets me meditating upon the moral possibilities of my garden.
British Dictionary definitions for theologic
Derived Formstheologically, adverb
of, relating to, or based on theology
based on God's revelation to man of his nature, his designs, and his will
informal difficult to understand; esoteric
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Word Origin and History for theologic
1520s, from Medieval Latin theologicalis, from Latin theologicus, from theologia (see theology). Earlier was theologic (late 15c.).
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