Definition of absinthial in English:

absinthial

adjective

rare, literary
  • Of, relating to, or suggestive of wormwood; (figurative) bitter, harsh.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Image Ipocrysy. Originally from classical Latin absinthium absinthium + -al. In later use probably re-formed from absinthium + -al.

Pronunciation

absinthial

/əbˈsɪnθɪəl//abˈsɪnθɪəl/