liturgical [li-tur-ji-kuh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or relating to formal public worship or .
- of or relating to the or Eucharistic service.
- of or relating to liturgics.
Also li·tur·gic. Origin of liturgical 1635–45; Medieval Latin lītūrgic(us) Late Greek leitourgikós ministering (leitourg(ós) minister + -ikos; see ) + 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 Examples from the Web for liturgic Historical Examples of liturgic
There, on all sides, are heard convent bells and liturgic sounds.
Throughout the movement is this alternation of liturgic chorale with tender melody.
Philip H. Goepp
Even Quinet notices this liturgic impotence of the Ultramontane religion.
A liturgic sound reaches our ears at a cross path off the road, and a general silence is made in the thick crowd.
It is at about this time that we find indications of the more systematic development of the liturgic priestly chant.
British Dictionary definitions for liturgic liturgical liturgic (lɪˈtɜːdʒɪk) adjective
- of or relating to public worship
- of or relating to the liturgy
Derived Formsliturgically, adverb Word Origin and History for liturgic liturgical adj.
1640s, from Late Latin liturgicus, from New Testament Greek leitourgikos “ministering,” from leitourgos (see).