Antonyms for nuncio

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nuhn-shee-oh, -see-oh, noo n-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnʌn ʃiˌoʊ, -siˌoʊ, ˈnʊn-

Definition of nuncio

Origin :
  • papal envoy, 1520s, from older Italian nuncio (now nunzio), from Latin nuntius "messenger," from PIE root *neu- "to shout" (cf. Greek neuo "to nod, beckon," Old Irish noid "make known").
  • As in legate : noun consul
  • As in pope : noun head of catholic church
  • As in envoy : noun deputy
Example sentences :
  • The King was in a fury, and forebade the Nuncio to pass Lyons.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete » by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  • There is some intention, I understand, of naming me as the Nuncio at Florence.
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • In this conclusion, however, the nuncio was but partially correct.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Henry Martyn Baird
  • No one, except the friends of the nuncio, was pleased with the sermon.
  • Extract from : « History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV » by J. H. Merle D'Aubign
  • The Nuncio was sometimes represented by his auditor, the Patriarch by his vicar.
  • Extract from : « Giordano Bruno » by James Lewis McIntyre
  • Nevertheless, the nuncio advised them to wait for further developments.
  • Extract from : « The Jesuits, 1534-1921 » by Thomas J. Campbell
  • I send also a copy of a note I received from the Pope's Nuncio.
  • Extract from : « The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IV (of 12) » by Various
  • That shall be only when the fifth wind comes—it is so ordained, Nuncio!
  • Extract from : « A Ladder of Swords » by Gilbert Parker
  • "Convince this assembly," said the young monarch to the nuncio.
  • Extract from : « History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2 » by J. H. Merle D'Aubign
  • That shall be only when the Fifth wind comes—it is so ordained, Nuncio!
  • Extract from : « Michel and Angele [A Ladder of Swords], Complete » by Gilbert Parker

Synonyms for nuncio

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