ascensional(redirected from ascensionally)
1. The act or process of ascending; ascent.
2. Astronomy The rising of a star above the horizon.
a. In Christianity, the bodily rising of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.
b. A feast celebrating this event, observed on Ascension Day.
[Middle English ascensioun, from Old French ascention, from Latin ascēnsiō, ascēnsiōn-, from ascēnsus, past participle of ascendere, to ascend; see ascend.]
|Adj.||1.||ascensional - tending to rise|