"propitiation" Definition

  1. n. The act of appeasing the wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious.
  2. n. That which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor.

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Position in dictionary: 78736 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "propitiation": 1
Words that end with "propitiation": 1
Words that contain "propitiation": 1
Next words in dictionary: propitiator, propitiatorily, propitiatory, propitious, proplasm, proplastic, proplastics, propleg, propodia, propodial
Previous words in dictionary: propitiating, propitiated, propitiate, propitiable, propithecus, propionyl, propionic, propione, propionate, propiolic

English Dictionary Definition of propitiation

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