Definition of Persecutions

1. Noun. (plural of persecution) ¹



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Definition of Persecutions

1. persecution [n] - See also: persecution

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persecutions

perscopates
perscopating
perscrutation
perscrutations
perse
persecuted
persecutee
persecutees
persecutes
persecutest
persecuteth
persecuting
persecution complex
persecutions (current term)
persecutive
persecutor
persecutors
persecutory
persecutory type of paranoid disorder
persecutour
persecutrices
persecutrix
perseid
perseity
perself
perservere
perses
perseus

Literary usage of Persecutions

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1. Historical Commentaries on the State of Christianity During the First Three by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, Robert Studley Vidal, James Murdock (1854)
"We have been for ages in the-.habit of considering the number of these persecutions as decidedly fixed at ten ; but the early history of Christianity does ..."

2. The Rise of the Mediaeval Church and Its Influence on the Civilisation of by Alexander Clarence Flick (1909)
"Number and general character of the persecutions. V.—Results of persecutions. VI.—Sources. RELIGIOUS persecution originated long before the Christian era ..."

3. The History of the Jews, from the Earliest Period Down to Modern Times by Henry Hart Milman (1864)
"persecutions i^Hk East — Extinction of the Princes of the Captivity — Jews :.a Palestine — in the Byzantine Empire — Fendal System — Chivalry — Power of the ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1846)
"... the primitive Christians lamented and perhaps magnified their own sufferings; The ten but the celebrated number of ten persecutions has been de- tiom. ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"The purest enjoyments of life were poisoned for him by the unheard-of persecutions of party spirit. This party spirit showed itself even in the manner in ..."

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