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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: expiation(0.02808 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to expiation.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: compensation for a wrong; “we were unable to get
satisfaction from the local store” [syn: atonement, satisfaction]
2: the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially
appeasing a deity) [syn: atonement, propitiation]
English → English (gcide)
Expiation \Ex`pi*a"tion\, n. [L. expiatio: cf.F. expiation]
1. The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime
or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or
His liberality seemed to have something in it of
self-abasement and expiation. --W. Irving.
2. The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or
sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an
Those shadowy expiations weak,
The blood of bulls and goats. --Milton.
3. An act by which the threats of prodigies were averted
among the ancient heathen. [Obs.] --Hayward.