Adjective "Baptismal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baptismal


    Definition:

    1. Ecclesiastical. a ceremonial immersion in water, or application of water, as an initiatory rite or sacrament of the Christian church.

    2. any similar ceremony or action of initiation, dedication, etc.

    3. a trying or purifying experience or initiation.

    4. Christian Science. purification of thought and character.

    Origin:
    baptism

    Examples:

    "fonts can be baptismal."

    "names can be baptismal."

    "ceremonies can be baptismal."

    "services can be baptismal."

    "regenerations can be baptismal."

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