Definition of Genuflection

1. Noun. The act of bending the knees in worship or reverence.

Exact synonyms: Genuflexion
Generic synonyms: Bow, Bowing, Obeisance
Derivative terms: Genuflect, Genuflect, Genuflect, Genuflect



Definition of Genuflection

1. n. The act of bending the knee, particularly in worship.

Definition of Genuflection

1. Noun. the act of genuflecting ¹

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Definition of Genuflection

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genuflection

genu nervi facialis
genu of corpus callosum
genu of facial canal
genu of facial nerve
genu of internal capsule
genu recurvatum
genu valgum
genu valgums
genu varum
genua
genual
genucubital position
genuflect
genuflected
genuflecting
genuflection (current term)
genuflections
genuflective
genuflects
genuflexion
genuflexions
genuine
genuine fake
genuine fakes
genuine issue of material fact
genuine issues of material fact
genuinely
genuineness
genuinenesses
genupectoral position

Literary usage of Genuflection

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

1. A New French and English Dictionary in Two Parts by William Cobbett (1833)
"... the act of bending the knee, genuflection, kneeling. ' matic temper or constitution. FLEGME, sm. phlegm : (among chemists) the water of distillation ..."

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