Synonyms for communion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh-myoon-yuh n
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈmyun yən

Top 10 synonyms for communion Other synonyms for the word communion

Définition of communion

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French comunion "community, communion" (12c.), from Latin communionem (nominative communio) "fellowship, mutual participation, a sharing," used in Late Latin ecclesiastical language for "participation in the sacrament," from communis (see common (adj.)). Used by Augustine, in belief that the word was derived from com- "with, together" + unus "oneness, union."
  • noun affinity, agreement
  • noun sacrament in church; body of believers sharing a sacrament
Example sentences :
  • She would soon be fourteen now, and must think of her first communion.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • But for communion of thought, two minds, not one, are necessary.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • Boche said that Nana and Pauline were women now that they had partaken of communion.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • You may be sure that he has never knelt so long since his first communion.'
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • He induced me to join our communion; and very soon after I was married.
  • Extract from : « Stories of a Western Town » by Octave Thanet
  • Nothing can be more unphilosophical than the denial of all communion of kinds.
  • Extract from : « Sophist » by Plato
  • This is the knowledge of classes which determines where they can have communion with one another and where not.
  • Extract from : « Sophist » by Plato
  • If you do what you wish to do, you will put yourself out of communion.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • She was in such need of communion with some one that for a moment she thought of going in.
  • Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
  • It seemed, indeed, that our first communion must be our last.
  • Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini

Antonyms for communion

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