9 letter words ending in ical

Academical (a.) Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.

Academical (a.) Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.

Acoustical (a.) Of or pertaining to acoustics.

Acrostical (n.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, acrostics.

Agrestical (a.) Agrestic.

Alchemical (a.) Of or relating to alchemy.

Anagogical (a.) Mystical; having a secondary spiritual meaning; as, the rest of the Sabbath, in an anagogical sense, signifies the repose of the saints in heaven; an anagogical explication.

Analogical (a.) Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy.

Analogical (a.) Having analogy; analogous.

Analytical (a.) Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.

Anarchical (a.) Pertaining to anarchy; without rule or government; in political confusion; tending to produce anarchy; as, anarchic despotism; anarchical opinions.

Anatomical (a.) Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.

Apagogical (a.) Proving indirectly, by showing the absurdity, or impossibility of the contrary.

Aporetical (a.) Doubting; skeptical.

Apozemical (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a decoction.

Appendical (a.) Of or like an appendix.

Aromatical (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, aroma; fragrant; spicy; strong-scented; odoriferous; as, aromatic balsam.

Artistical (a.) Of or pertaining to art or to artists; made in the manner of an artist; conformable to art; characterized by art; showing taste or skill.

Autopsical (a.) Pertaining to autopsy; autoptical.

Autoptical (a.) Seen with one's own eyes; belonging to, or connected with, personal observation; as, autoptic testimony or experience.

Balsamical (a.) Having the qualities of balsam; containing, or resembling, balsam; soft; mitigative; soothing; restorative.

Beatifical (a.) Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment; blissful.

Biological (a.) Of or relating to biology.

Cannonical (a.) Of or pertaining to a canon; established by, or according to a , canon or canons.

Catharical (a.) Cleansing the bowels; promoting evacuations by stool; purgative.

Catharical (a.) Of or pertaining to the purgative principle of senna, as cathartic acid.

Catholical (a.) Catholic.

Causidical (a.) Pertaining to an advocate, or to the maintenance and defense of suits.

Cherubical (a.) Of or pertaining to cherubs; angelic.

Chimerical (a.) Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; having, or capable of having, no existence except in thought; as, chimerical projects.

Climatical (a.) Climatic.

Conoidical (a.) Pertaining to a conoid; having the form of a conoid.

Cosmetical (a.) Imparting or improving beauty, particularly the beauty of the complexion; as, a cosmetical preparation.

Coxcomical (a.) Coxcombical.

Despotical (a.) Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.

Dexterical (a.) Dexterous.

Diabetical (a.) Pertaining to diabetes; as, diabetic or diabetical treatment.

Diabolical (a.) Pertaining to the devil; resembling, or appropriate, or appropriate to, the devil; devilish; infernal; impious; atrocious; nefarious; outrageously wicked; as, a diabolic or diabolical temper or act.

Dialogical (a.) Relating to a dialogue; dialogistical.

Didactical (a.) Fitted or intended to teach; conveying instruction; preceptive; instructive; teaching some moral lesson; as, didactic essays.

Dietetical (a.) Of or performance to diet, or to the rules for regulating the kind and quantity of food to be eaten.

Dioptrical (a.) Of or pertaining to dioptrics; assisting vision by means of the refraction of light; refractive; as, the dioptric system; a dioptric glass or telescope.

Diuretical (a.) Diuretic.

Dogmatical (a.) Pertaining to a dogma, or to an established and authorized doctrine or tenet.

Dogmatical (a.) Asserting a thing positively and authoritatively; positive; magisterial; hence, arrogantly authoritative; overbearing.

Domestical (a.) Domestic.

Domestical (n.) A family; a household.

Dramatical (a.) Of or pertaining to the drama; appropriate to, or having the qualities of, a drama; theatrical; vivid.

Dynastical (a.) Dynastic.

Economical (a.) Pertaining to the household; domestic.

Economical (a.) Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.

Economical (a.) Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.

Economical (a.) Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time.

Economical (a.) Relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to political economy; as, economic purposes; economical truths.

Economical (a.) Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.

Ecstatical (a.) Ecstatic.

Ecstatical (a.) Tending to external objects.

Ecumenical (a.) General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council.

Egilopical (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with, an aegilops, or tumor in the corner of the eye.

Egoistical (a.) Pertaining to egoism; imbued with egoism or excessive thoughts of self; self-loving.

Electrical (a.) Pertaining to electricity; consisting of, containing, derived from, or produced by, electricity; as, electric power or virtue; an electric jar; electric effects; an electric spark.

Electrical (a.) Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; as, an electric or electrical machine or substance.

Electrical (a.) Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic.

Elenchical (a.) Pertaining to an elench.

Elenctical (a.) Serving to refute; refutative; -- applied to indirect modes of proof, and opposed to deictic.

Elliptical (a.) Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.

Elliptical (a.) Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.

Emphatical (a.) Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of voice; laying stress; deserving of stress or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong; as, to remonstrate in am emphatic manner; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.

Emphatical (a.) Striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible.

Enclitical (v. i.) Affixed; subjoined; -- said of a word or particle which leans back upon the preceding word so as to become a part of it, and to lose its own independent accent, generally varying also the accent of the preceding word.

Encyclical (a.) Sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or for a whole order of men; general; circular; as, an encyclical letter of a council, of a bishop, or the pope.

Encyclical (n.) An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.

Enneatical (a.) Occurring once in every nine times, days, years, etc.; every ninth.

Epidemical (a.) Common to, or affecting at the same time, a large number in a community; -- applied to a disease which, spreading widely, attacks many persons at the same time; as, an epidemic disease; an epidemic catarrh, fever, etc. See Endemic.

Epidemical (a.) Spreading widely, or generally prevailing; affecting great numbers, as an epidemic does; as, epidemic rage; an epidemic evil.

Epilogical (a.) Of or pertaining to an epilogue.

Episodical (a.) Of or pertaining to an episode; adventitious.

Eremitical (a.) Of or pertaining to an eremite; hermitical; living in solitude.

Esoterical (a.) Esoteric.

Esthetical (n.) Alt. of Esthetics

Euphonical (a.) Pertaining to, or exhibiting, euphony; agreeable in sound; pleasing to the ear; euphonious; as, a euphonic expression; euphonical orthography.

Evolatical (a.) Apt to fly away.

Exegetical (a.) Pertaining to exegesis; tending to unfold or illustrate; explanatory; expository.

Exoterical (a.) External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to esoteric, or secret.

Flaminical (a.) Pertaining to a flamen.

Forensical (a.) Forensic.

Frenetical (a.) Frenetic; frantic; frenzied.

Fullonical (a.) Pertaining to a fuller of cloth.

Geodesical (a.) Of or pertaining to geodesy; geodetic.

Geodetical (a.) Of or pertaining to geodesy; obtained or determined by the operations of geodesy; engaged in geodesy; geodesic; as, geodetic surveying; geodetic observers.

Geogonical (a.) Of or pertaining to geogony, or to the formation of the earth.

Geological (a.) Of or pertaining to geology, or the science of the earth.

Geoponical (a.) Pertaining to tillage of the earth, or agriculture.

Gigantical (a.) Bulky, big.

Gnomonical (a.) Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing.

Granitical (a.) Granitic.

Harmonical (a.) Concordant; musical; consonant; as, harmonic sounds.

Harmonical (a.) Relating to harmony, -- as melodic relates to melody; harmonious; esp., relating to the accessory sounds or overtones which accompany the predominant and apparent single tone of any string or sonorous body.

Harmonical (a.) Having relations or properties bearing some resemblance to those of musical consonances; -- said of certain numbers, ratios, proportions, points,

Hermetical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as, hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic.

Hermetical (a.) Of or pertaining to the system which explains the causes of diseases and the operations of medicine on the principles of the hermetic philosophy, and which made much use, as a remedy, of an alkali and an acid; as, hermetic medicine.

Hermetical (a.) Made perfectly close or air-tight by fusion, so that no gas or spirit can enter or escape; as, an hermetic seal. See Note under Hermetically.

Hermitical (a.) Pertaining to, or suited for, a hermit.

Historical (a.) Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page.

Hydropical (a.) Dropsical, or resembling dropsy.

Hydrotical (a.) Hydrotic.

Hysterical (a.) Of or pertaining to hysteria; affected, or troubled, with hysterics; convulsive, fitful.

Iconomical (a.) Opposed to pictures or images as objects of worship.

Immetrical (a.) Not metrical or rhythmical.

Irrubrical (a.) Contrary to the rubric; not rubrical.

Isagogical (a.) Introductory; especially, introductory to the study of theology.

Jesuitical (a.) Of or pertaining to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods.

Jesuitical (a.) Designing; cunning; deceitful; crafty; -- an opprobrious use of the word.

Juristical (a.) Of or pertaining to a jurist, to the legal profession, or to jurisprudence.

Lactifical (a.) Producing or yielding milk.

Largifical (a.) Generous; ample; liberal.

Liturgical () Pertaining to, of or the nature of, a liturgy; of or pertaining to public prayer and worship.

Logistical (a.) Logical.

Logistical (a.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic.

Magnetical (a.) Pertaining to the magnet; possessing the properties of the magnet, or corresponding properties; as, a magnetic bar of iron; a magnetic needle.

Magnetical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or characterized by, the earth's magnetism; as, the magnetic north; the magnetic meridian.

Magnetical (a.) Capable of becoming a magnet; susceptible to magnetism; as, the magnetic metals.

Magnetical (a.) Endowed with extraordinary personal power to excite the feelings and to win the affections; attractive; inducing attachment.

Magnetical (a.) Having, susceptible to, or induced by, animal magnetism, so called; as, a magnetic sleep. See Magnetism.

Magnifical (a.) Grand; splendid; illustrious; magnificent.

Maieutical (a.) Serving to assist childbirth.

Maieutical (a.) Fig. : Aiding, or tending to, the definition and interpretation of thoughts or language.

Majestical (a.) Majestic.

Mechanical (a.) Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the quantitative relations of force and matter, as distinguished from mental, vital, chemical, etc.; as, mechanical principles; a mechanical theory; mechanical deposits.

Mechanical (a.) Of or pertaining to a machine or to machinery or tools; made or formed by a machine or with tools; as, mechanical precision; mechanical products.

Mechanical (a.) Done as if by a machine; uninfluenced by will or emotion; proceeding automatically, or by habit, without special intention or reflection; as, mechanical singing; mechanical verses; mechanical service.

Mechanical (a.) Made and operated by interaction of forces without a directing intelligence; as, a mechanical universe.

Mechanical (a.) Obtained by trial, by measurements, etc.; approximate; empirical. See the 2d Note under Geometric.

Mechanical (n.) A mechanic.

Mephitical (a.) Tending to destroy life; poisonous; noxious; as, mephitic exhalations; mephitic regions.

Mephitical (a.) Offensive to the smell; as, mephitic odors.

Mesmerical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or induced by, mesmerism; as, mesmeric sleep.

Metallical (a.) See Metallic.

Meteorical (a.) Meteoric.

Methodical (a.) Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise.

Methodical (a.) Proceeding with regard to method; systematic.

Methodical (a.) Of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists.

Mnemonical (a.) Assisting in memory.

Monastical (a.) Of or pertaining to monasteries, or to their occupants, rules, etc., as, monastic institutions or rules.

Monastical (a.) Secluded from temporal concerns and devoted to religion; recluse.

Morbifical (a.) Causing disease; generating a sickly state; as, a morbific matter.

Myological (a.) Of or pertaining to myology.

Narcotical (a.) Narcotic.

Neological (a.) Of or pertaining to neology; employing new words; of the nature of, or containing, new words or new doctrines.

Neoterical (a.) Recent in origin; modern; new.

Noematical (a.) Of or pertaining to the understanding.

Noological (a.) Of or pertaining to noology.

Omiletical (a.) Homiletical.

Operatical (a.) Of or pertaining to the opera or to operas; characteristic of, or resembling, the opera.

Oratorical (a.) Of or pertaining to an orator or to oratory; characterized by oratory; rhetorical; becoming to an orator; as, an oratorical triumph; an oratorical essay.

Orological (a.) Of or pertaining to orology.

Otological (a.) Of or pertaining tootology.

Oxytonical (a.) Oxytone.

Papistical (a.) Of or pertaining to the Church of Rome and its doctrines and ceremonies; pertaining to popery; popish; -- used disparagingly.

Parsonical (a.) Of or pertaining to a parson; clerical.

Pathetical (a.) Pathetic.

Pedantical (a.) Of or pertaining to a pedant; characteristic of, or resembling, a pedant; ostentatious of learning; as, a pedantic writer; a pedantic description; a pedantical affectation.

Periodical (a.) Of or pertaining to a period or periods, or to division by periods.

Periodical (a.) Performed in a period, or regular revolution; proceeding in a series of successive circuits; as, the periodical motion of the planets round the sun.

Periodical (a.) Happening, by revolution, at a stated time; returning regularly, after a certain period of time; acting, happening, or appearing, at fixed intervals; recurring; as, periodical epidemics.

Periodical (a.) Of or pertaining to a period; constituting a complete sentence.

Periodical (n.) A magazine or other publication which appears at stated or regular intervals.

Phthisical (a.) Of or pertaining to phthisis; affected with phthisis; wasting; consumptive.

Pictorical (a.) Pictorial.

Pindarical (a.) Pindaric.

Planetical (a.) Of or pertaining to planets.

Platonical (a.) Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or opinions.

Platonical (a.) Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical.

Podagrical (a.) Pertaining to the gout; gouty; caused by gout.

Podagrical (a.) Afflicted with gout.

Pontifical (a.) Of or pertaining to a pontiff, or high priest; as, pontifical authority; hence, belonging to the pope; papal.

Pontifical (a.) Of or pertaining to the building of bridges.

Pontifical (n.) A book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff.

Pontifical (n.) The dress and ornaments of a pontiff.

Poristical (a.) Of or pertaining to a porism; of the nature of a porism.

Prejudical (a.) Of or pertaining to the determination of some matter not previously decided; as, a prejudical inquiry or action at law.

Prelatical (a.) Of or pertaining to prelates or prelacy; as, prelatical authority.

Primatical (a.) Of or pertaining to a primate.

Prolifical (a.) Producing young or fruit abundantly; fruitful; prolific.

Prosodical (a.) Of or pertaining to prosody; according to the rules of prosody.

Pulpitical (a.) Of or pertaining to the pulpit; suited to the pulpit.

Puristical (a.) Of or pertaining to purists or purism.

Rabbinical (a.) Of or pertaining to the rabbins or rabbis, or pertaining to the opinions, learning, or language of the rabbins.

Rhetorical (a.) Of or pertaining to rhetoric; according to, or exhibiting, rhetoric; oratorical; as, the rhetorical art; a rhetorical treatise; a rhetorical flourish.

Rhythmical (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, rhythm

Romantical (a.) Romantic.

Sabbatical (a.) Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.

Sacrifical (a.) Employed in sacrifice.

Satrapical (a.) Satrapal.

Semnifical (a.) Forming or producing seed, or the male generative product of animals or of plants.

Seraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to a seraph; becoming, or suitable to, a seraph; angelic; sublime; pure; refined.

Sermonical (a.) Like, or appropriate to, a sermon; grave and didactic.

Socratical (a.) Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing.

Sorbonical (a.) Belonging to the Sorbonne or to a Sorbonist.

Spagyrical (a.) Chemical; alchemical.

Specifical (a.) Specific.

Spondaical (a.) Or of pertaining to a spondee; consisting of spondees.

Spondaical (a.) Containing spondees in excess; marked by spondees; as, a spondaic hexameter, i. e., one which has a spondee instead of a dactyl in the fifth foot.

Sporadical (a.) Sporadic.

Subconical (a.) Slightly conical.

Subtypical (a.) Deviating somewhat from the type of a species, genus, or other group; slightly aberrant.

Suicidical (a.) Suicidal.

Syllabical (a.) Of or pertaining to a syllable or syllables; as, syllabic accent.

Syllabical (a.) Consisting of a syllable or syllables; as, a syllabic augment.

Symbolical (a.) Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the figure of an eye is symbolic of sight and knowledge.

Syndetical (a.) Connecting; conjunctive; as, syndetic words or connectives; syndetic references in a dictionary.

Synoptical (a.) Affording a general view of the whole, or of the principal parts of a thing; as, a synoptic table; a synoptical statement of an argument.

Talmudical (a.) Of or pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as, Talmudic Greek; Talmudical phrases.

Terrifical (a.) Terrific.

Theatrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures.

Theistical (a.) Of or pertaining to theism, or a theist; according to the doctrine of theists.

Theurgical (a.) Of or pertaining to theurgy; magical.

Trochaical (a.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.

Tyrannical (a.) Of or pertaining to a tyrant; suiting a tyrant; unjustly severe in government; absolute; imperious; despotic; cruel; arbitrary; as, a tyrannical prince; a tyrannical master; tyrannical government.

Umbratical (a.) Of or pertaining to the shade or darkness; shadowy; unreal; secluded; retired.

Vulnifical (a.) Causing wounds; inflicting wounds; wounding.

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