Definition of dispensational in US English:

dispensational

adjective

  • See dispensation

    • ‘Note the dispensational process of 2,000 civil rights violations brought during a five-year period.’
    • ‘By the 1960s, a group of Fellowship Baptists founded London Baptist College so that a more thoroughly dispensational position was articulated.’
    • ‘They were deeply loyal to the biblical text, not dispensational, devoted to a style of conservative theology that could hold its own in the world of ideas, and they believed in the central importance of evangelism.’
    • ‘Parts of it were ceremonial and dispensational.’
    • ‘Strongly tied to biblical inerrancy was dispensational premillennialism, which predicted the imminent return of Jesus Christ to earth.’

Pronunciation

dispensational

/-SHənl/