Definition of Supplicant

1. Noun. Someone who prays to God.

Exact synonyms: Prayer
Generic synonyms: Religious Person
Specialized synonyms: Beadsman, Bedesman
Derivative terms: Pray



2. Adjective. Humbly entreating. "A suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"

3. Noun. One praying humbly for something. "A suppliant for her favors"
Exact synonyms: Petitioner, Requester, Suppliant
Generic synonyms: Applicant, Applier
Specialized synonyms: Besieger, Postulant, Canvasser, Solicitor
Derivative terms: Supplicate, Supplicate

Definition of Supplicant

1. a. Entreating; asking submissively.

2. n. One who supplicates; a suppliant.

Definition of Supplicant

1. Adjective. begging, pleading, supplicating ¹

2. Noun. one who comes to humbly ask or petition ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supplicant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplicant

suppletions
suppletive
suppletively
suppletories
suppletory
suppli
suppli al telefono
supplial
supplials
suppliance
suppliances
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suppliantly
suppliants
supplicancy
supplicant (current term)
supplicants
supplicate
supplicated
supplicates
supplicating
supplicatingly
supplication
supplications
supplicative
supplicator
supplicators
supplicatory
supplied
supplied with

Literary usage of Supplicant

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1. Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1845)
"But I do uot wish him to be a supplicant to his own menial servants who eat his bread, and receive his wages." — " The first indispensable preliminary to ..."

2. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"... when he saw the supplicant, he presented them at him, but was prevented by the persons present from shooting ; and continually he frequents those places ..."

3. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their ...by Algernon Graves by Algernon Graves (1906)
"... to consider for a moment that the hoary head of his supplicant was at stake. ... supplicant ..."

4. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"BURGH of WICK, supplicant. No. 7. A BURGH representing that they were rebuilding the ... JOHN DRYSDALE, supplicant. WHERE the bankruptcy was occasioned by ..."

5. Collections of the Virginia Historical Society by Virginia Historical Society (1888)
"... the Lords of your Highness's Council, for the hearing and determining of your Majesty's rights, and also for the relieving of your poor supplicant. ..."

6. Journal of the Legislative Council of the Colony of New-York: Began the 9th by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1861)
"This humble supplicant saving to himself and his other partners their further and other objections against the said Bill and praying a favourable ..."

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