Definition of Consecration

1. Noun. A solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal). "His consecration to study"

Generic synonyms: Allegiance, Commitment, Dedication, Loyalty
Derivative terms: Consecrate, Consecrate, Consecrate



2. Noun. (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God. "The Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"
Generic synonyms: Sanctification
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Derivative terms: Consecrate, Consecrate, Consecrate

Definition of Consecration

1. n. The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication.

Definition of Consecration

1. Noun. The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consecration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consecration

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Literary usage of Consecration

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... consecration without waiting for the primate, probably thinking to gain the advantage of a ¬°ait accompli and insure his recognition outside of Africa; ..."

2. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"Thomas seeks consecration from Lan- franc. Lan franc demands his profession. Thomas refuses, York who had professed canonical obedience to the church of ..."

3. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society, William Angus Knight, Wordsworth Society (1900)
"The Fourth Section of the consecration which grows out of the floor consists of the Psalms and Prayers in the Bishop's Book a[d~\ ..."

4. The Reign of William Rufus and the Accession of Henry the First by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"consecration OF GLOUCESTER ABBEY. mans only, and talking to them of their countrymen the CHAP. vn. King and the Bishop of Durham.1 Strange births, ..."

5. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"16-18, and Appendix, note C. Lingard admits that the famous Nag's Head story, which pretended that the consecration of Parker was a mere by parliament in ..."

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