Pertaining to a Christian minister or the duties accompanying the office; pertaining to farm life

Synonyms: Priestly, rural, clerical

Antonyms: Metropolitan, suburban

The global warming speech sounded a bit preachy, with pastoral messages about how it is our duty to treat the Lord's earth with kindness to get into Heaven.

The beautiful, pastoral land seemed so calm, you would hardly have known that the night before, all of the grazing sheep were brutally devoured by a pack of vicious wolves.

Fantasia 1982 - Pastoral Complete