Definition of Kneeling

1. Noun. Supporting yourself on your knees.

Exact synonyms: Kneel
Generic synonyms: Motility, Motion, Move, Movement
Derivative terms: Kneel, Kneel



Definition of Kneeling

1. Verb. (present participle of ''kneel'') ¹

2. Noun. The act by which someone kneels. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kneeling

1. kneel [v] - See also: kneel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kneeling

kneeing
kneeings
kneejerk
kneejerks
kneejoint
kneejointed
kneejoints
kneel
kneel before
kneel down
kneeled
kneeler
kneelers
kneeless
kneelike
kneeling (current term)
kneeling chair
kneeling chairs
kneelingly
kneelings
kneels
kneen
kneepad
kneepads
kneepan
kneepans
kneepiece
kneepieces
knees
knees-up

Literary usage of Kneeling

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Besides the many pictorial representations of kneeling prisoners, and the like, left us by ancient art, Gen., xli, 43 and Esth., iii, 2 may be quoted to ..."

2. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... continue kneeling half a minute, but comes and fils down again by his wife, and talks to her again. We perceived then the woman very attentive ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This homage was afterward transferred to the emperors, by bowing or kneeling, laying hold of the imperial robe, and then pressing the hand to the lips. ..."

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