Antonyms for obsecration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ob-si-kreyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɒb sɪˌkreɪt

Definition of obsecration

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Latin obsecrationem (nominative obsecratio) "a beseeching, imploring, supplication, entreaty," noun of action from past participle stem of obsecrare "to beseech, entreat" (on religious grounds), from ob- (see ob-) + sacrare "to make or declare sacred" (see sacred).
  • As in supplication : noun appeal
Example sentences :
  • And obsecration precedes prayer, for it is from dwelling upon the Divine Goodness that we venture to approach to Him.
  • Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas

Synonyms for obsecration

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