Definition of prophetical in English:



  • See prophetic

    • ‘His underlying point remains valid today, although, of course, we now hesitate to make historical statements about the narrative characters in the Elijah and Elisha prophetical stories.’
    • ‘The authority of the Bible, as our rule of faith, is demonstrated by its own separate and independent evidences, literary history, moral, internal, prophetical.’
    • ‘She ran over to the stereo and quickly hit the Next button, ending the strangely prophetical tune.’
    • ‘But this is the only factor absent from this prophetical jigsaw.’
    • ‘In short, the traditionally separated out categories of science and religious enthusiasm were in the eighteenth century as mutually invasive as Newton's own scientific and prophetical modes of enquiry.’