Definition of climacterical in English:

climacterical

adjective

  • 1Relating to or constituting a climacteric; = "climacteric"; especially relating to or constituting a grand climacteric. Now rare.

  • 2Critical, decisive; subject to significant or frequent changes.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fortescue (d. 1602), translator and alleged sorcerer. From classical Latin clīmactēricus climacteric + -al.

Pronunciation

climacterical

/ˌklʌɪmakˈtɛrɪkl/