Antonyms
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1. canonical

adjective. ['kəˈnɑːnəkəl'] appearing in a biblical canon.

Antonyms

  • irregular

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Canonical

  • monocle

Example sentences of the word canonical


1. Noun, singular or mass
The Catholic Council of Trent approved the additional books as canonical in the 1500s AD.

2. Adjective
The canonical interview conducted by the parish priest or his assistant must be done a month before the wedding.

2. canonical

adjective. ['kəˈnɑːnəkəl'] conforming to orthodox or recognized rules.

Synonyms

  • sanctioned
  • orthodox

Antonyms

  • unauthorized
  • illegal
  • unorthodoxy

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)

3. canonical

adjective. ['kəˈnɑːnəkəl'] reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality.

Synonyms

  • basic
  • standard

Antonyms

  • liberal
  • incidental
  • acidic

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)

4. canonical

adjective. ['kəˈnɑːnəkəl'] of or relating to or required by canon law.

Antonyms

  • last

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)
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