Definition of Compellation

1. n. Style of address or salutation; an appellation.



Definition of Compellation

1. Noun. The act of directing oneself directly to another. ¹

2. Noun. A designation, identifying name or title. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compellation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compellation

compatriot
compatriotic
compatriotism
compatriots
compear
compeared
compears
comped
compeer
compeered
compeering
compeers
compel
compellable
compellably
compellation (current term)
compellations
compellative
compellatives
compellatory
compelled
compeller
compellers
compelling
compellingly
compels
compend
compendia
compendious
compendiously

Literary usage of Compellation

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1. Sacred Classics: Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity by Henry Stebbing, Richard Cattermole (1836)
"That of Son of God, was so familiar a compellation of the Messiah, who was then so much expected and talked of, that the Humans it seems, who lived amongst ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"And a fair precedent of it we have from the compellation given to Our blessed ... this name may also be intimated as a distinctive compellation of a bishop ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"A compellation indeed, which is offensive and indecent and culpable, but whither the giving any person that compellation, is a malicious, ..."

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