Definition of Apostolical

1. Adjective. Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles. "Papal dispensation"

Exact synonyms: Apostolic, Papal, Pontifical
Partainyms: Pope, Pope, Pope, Pope
Derivative terms: Pope, Pontiff



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings.
Exact synonyms: Apostolic
Partainyms: Apostle, Apostle
Derivative terms: Apostle, Apostle, Apostle

Definition of Apostolical

1. Adjective. apostolic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apostolical

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apostolical (current term)
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Literary usage of Apostolical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1849)
"As men originally spoke of an apostolical tradition relating to matters of doctrine, without its ever having occurred to them that the apostles had drawn up ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"And is it not now a madness to say there was no such thing, no succession of bishops in the churches apostolical, no ordination of bishops by the apostles, ..."

3. The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being the Letters by United States Dept. of State, Jared Sparks (1829)
"The establishment of an apostolical Vicar Bishop appears the most eligible, the more so as the Catholic subjects of the United States would find themselves ..."

4. The evidences of the genuineness of the Gospels by Andrews Norton (1847)
"ON THE WRITINGS ASCRIBED TO apostolical FATHERS. ... They are called Writings of apostolical Fathers because they are, or have been supposed to be, ..."

5. The History of Baptism by Robert Robinson (1817)
"This doctrine was the parent of the baptism of Abortives : and this doctrine in all its stages was called an apostolical tradition. ..."

6. The Christian Examiner (1847)
"V. —CHASE'S apostolical CONSTITUTIONS.— TORREY'S NEANDER. ... There is no notice of any production under the title of "apostolical Constitutions " by any ..."

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