Definition of ascensional in English:



  • See ascension

    • ‘The ascensional movement did not cease until the Go-Ahead had reached a height of fourteen thousand feet.’
    • ‘Historians of philosophy and religion call this form of experience ascensional mysticism, yet all that is called ascensional mysticism does not have the indelibly transformative character of the Gnostic ascension.’
    • ‘A light transmitter, weighing about a pound, is carried up by the balloon at a known ascensional rate.’
    • ‘But the management of two balloons would, necessarily, be very difficult, in view of the problem how to keep them both at an equal ascensional force.’
    • ‘That search, which Corto knows is fruitless, reconciles the sublimation of the motivating object with the euphemistic cynicism of a horizontal and not ascensional awareness of the journey.’