Adjective "astral" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to or resembling the stars.
  1. 'The car's headlights led the way in this intensely gorgeous astral setting.'
  2. 'The clear African sky at night, with its infinite astral array, takes some beating as a holiday experience.'
  3. 'In principle, everyone had the power to prevail over astral influences.'
  4. 'If someone believes they can leave their body and travel the world and the millions of different astral planes, they will.'
  5. 'Lessons included learning astral projection, which Helen first tried at the age of 12.'
  6. 'According to the book, I had been the victim of some kind of lower astral entity, a being that had attached itself to me in my weakened state, and was causing the fear and paralysis.'
  7. 'By some accounts, the astral body is a third component of humans, along with the material body and disincarnate soul.'
  8. 'We simply step out of the physical body and are in our astral body, going on in the mind as usual.'
  9. 'The last time I heard similar themes in an interview, someone were earnestly explaining the concept of astral flying.'
  10. 'Even with an astral body, he found it hard to keep up.'
  11. 'The physical body can be cured by treating the astral body with energy healing.'
  12. 'In astral projection, it is the astral body, not the soul or consciousness, that leaves the body.'
  13. 'It puts things in perspective. It's the closest I'll ever get to astral projection.'


1. pertaining to or proceeding from the stars; stellar; star-shaped.

2. Biology. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling an aster; having a discoid, radiate flower head.

3. Theosophy. noting a supersensible substance pervading all space and forming the substance of a second body (astral body) belonging to each individual. It accompanies the individual through life, is able to leave the human body at will, and survives the individual after death.

More examples(as adjective)

"houses can be astral."

"planes can be astral."

"bodies can be astral."

"travels can be astral."

"weeks can be astral."

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Early 17th century: from late Latin astralis, from astrum ‘star’.