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1. encyclical

noun. ['ɛnˈsɪklɪkəl'] a letter from the pope sent to all Roman Catholic bishops throughout the world.

Synonyms

  • missive
  • encyclical letter

Antonyms

  • exclusive
  • bunchy
  • single

Etymology

  • encyclicus (Latin)
  • εγκυκλιος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Encyclical

  • abascal
  • acoustical
  • aeronautical
  • aeronautical
  • agrochemical
  • allegorical
  • alphabetical
  • analytical
  • anarchical
  • anatomical
  • anatomical
  • anthropological
  • antithetical
  • apolitical
  • archaeological
  • archeological
  • astrological
  • astronautical
  • astronomical
  • asymmetrical

How do you pronounce encyclical?

Pronounce encyclical as ɛnˈsɪklɪkəl.

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Sentences with encyclical


1. Noun, singular or mass
Moved by the book, Pope Pius XI asked Lafarge to help draft an anti-racism encyclical.

2. encyclical

adjective. ['ɛnˈsɪklɪkəl'] intended for wide distribution.

Antonyms

  • collective

Etymology

  • encyclicus (Latin)
  • εγκυκλιος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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