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Found 2 items, similar to expiation.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: expiation expiation 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) Definition: Expiation 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 penalty. [1913 Webster] His liberality seemed to have something in it of self-abasement and expiation. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an atonement. [1913 Webster] Those shadowy expiations weak, The blood of bulls and goats. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. An act by which the threats of prodigies were averted among the ancient heathen. [Obs.] --Hayward. [1913 Webster]


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