Meaning of quadragesimal in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l/


  • 1 archaic (of a fast, especially one in Lent) lasting forty days.

    1. 1.1Belonging or appropriate to the period of Lent.
      • ‘The second part of the article focuses on the sermons from the point of view of sins, the central theme of quadragesimal sermons.’