[ thee-uh-loj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌθi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl /


of, relating to, or involved with theology: a theological student.
based upon the nature and will of God as revealed to humans.
Sometimes the·o·log·ic.

Origin of theological

1520–30; < Medieval Latin theologicālis, equivalent to theologic(us) (< Greek theologikós; see theology, -ic) + -ālis -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for theological


/ (ˌθɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /


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
Derived Formstheologically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for theological



1520s, from Medieval Latin theologicalis, from Latin theologicus, from theologia (see theology). Earlier was theologic (late 15c.).

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