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Meaning of CONVENTUAL

Pronunciation:  kun'venchooul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
 

CONVENTUAL is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cloistered, cloistral, monastic, monastical, unworldly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*ven"tu*al\ (?; 135), a. [LL. conventualis: cf.
    F. conventuel.]
    Of or pertaining to a convent; monastic. ``A conventual
    garb.'' --Macaulay.
    
    {Conventual church}, a church attached or belonging to a
       convent or monastery. --Wordsworth.
    
    
  2. \Con*ven"tu*al\, n.
    One who lives in a convent; a monk or nun; a recluse.
    --Addison.
    
    
 

 

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