Definition of Supplication

1. Noun. A prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service.

Exact synonyms: Invocation
Group relationships: Divine Service, Religious Service, Service
Generic synonyms: Orison, Petition, Prayer
Specialized synonyms: Rogation
Derivative terms: Invoke



2. Noun. A humble request for help from someone in authority.
Exact synonyms: Plea
Generic synonyms: Appeal, Entreaty, Prayer
Derivative terms: Supplicate

3. Noun. The act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving). "The priest sank to his knees in prayer"
Exact synonyms: Prayer
Generic synonyms: Worship
Specialized synonyms: Devotion, Benediction, Blessing
Derivative terms: Pray

Definition of Supplication

1. n. The act of supplicating; humble and earnest prayer, as in worship.

Definition of Supplication

1. Noun. An act of supplicating; a humble request. ¹

2. Noun. A prayer or entreaty to a god. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supplication

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplication

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supplicatingly
supplication (current term)
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Literary usage of Supplication

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

1. Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testament by John Brown (1818)
""0 Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and lo his supplication, О LOUD my God, to hearken unto the cry and lo the prayer, ..."

2. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"8:28. thy servant, and to his supplication, 30. hearken thou to the supplication of 38. What prayer and supplication soever 45,49. their prayer and fluir ..."

3. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1884)
"The supplication, humble enough in outward form, must have been most irritating ... The framers of the supplication must have been aware that Charles might ..."

4. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1904)
"supplication by James Tennent, servitor to William Murray of supplication ... supplication by the bailies of Dysart against James Thomson, ..."

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