Definition of Chrismation

1. n. The act of applying the chrism, or consecrated oil.

Definition of Chrismation

1. Noun. (ecclesiastical) The sacrament of applying chrism to complete baptism in the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches. ¹

2. Noun. (ecclesiastical) In general, the act of applying chrism, or consecrated oil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chrismation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrismation

choy sum
chrch
chrematistic
chrematistics
chreotechnics
chresard
chresards
chresmologue
chresmologues
chrestomathic
chrestomathies
chrestomathy
chrism
chrisma
chrismal
chrismation (current term)
chrismations
chrismatories
chrismatory
chrismon
chrismons
chrisms
chrisom
chrisoms
chrisstanleyite
christelite
christella
christen
christened
christener

Literary usage of Chrismation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"The double chrismation was first brought in by Pope Innocent, ... Ef this double chrismation was not received in Fran«. nor in any of the Eastern churches. ..."

2. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham, Richard Bingham (1840)
"Where we may observe, that the chrismation here spoken of, was not the chrismation which presbyters were ordinarily allowed to give in the Western Church, ..."

3. A critical and practical elucidation of the Book of common prayer, and by John Shepherd (1828)
"The same writer says, " that where a Bishop cannot be pre- " sent, it is safer that chrismation should be omitted, " than administered without authority. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... general Roman) form, combined under one answer. 7.—Confession of Faith, with full Creed. 8.—Baptism. 9.—chrismation, with which is said the forro "Deus ..."

5. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1849)
"The case is evident, that chrismation or consigning with ointment was used in baptism ; and it is as evident that this chrismation was it which St. Gregory ..."

6. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"7'i9 D) Ancient authorities, however, give .it taut «» great prominence to the chrismation on the forehead which was reserved for the bishop, ..."

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