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astral

as·tral

astral

 
 
pronunciation:
ae strl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, emanating from, or resembling the stars; stellar.
There was no moon, and only astral light permeated the dark night sky.
similar words:
celestial, stellar
definition 2: pertaining to spiritual existence, esp. to a human being's existence outside of his or her body.
astral projectionastral plane
derivation: astrally (adv.)
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The word astral contains the following parts:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.