Synonyms for pastoral

Synonyms for (noun) pastoral

Synonyms: pastoral

Definition: a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

Similar words: literary composition, literary work

Definition: imaginative or creative writing


Synonyms: pastoral

Definition: a letter from a pastor to the congregation

Similar words: letter, missive

Definition: a written message addressed to a person or organization

Usage: mailed an indignant letter to the editor


Synonyms: idyl, idyll, pastoral, pastorale

Definition: a musical composition that evokes rural life

Similar words: piece, piece of music, opus, musical composition, composition

Definition: a musical work that has been created

Usage: the composition is written in four movements

Synonyms for (adjective) pastoral

Synonyms: arcadian, bucolic, pastoral

Definition: (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

Usage: a country life of arcadian contentment; a pleasant bucolic scene; charming in its pastoral setting; rustic tranquility

Similar words: rural

Definition: living in or characteristic of farming or country life

Usage: rural people; large rural households; unpaved rural roads; an economy that is basically rural