There must be a wonderful soothing power in mere words since so many men have used them for self-communion.
She was one of those women who seem to find nothing in self-communion.
In that light and attitude she might have seemed some rapt acolyte abandoned to self-communion.
At this moment, while in self-communion, the military command: "Halt!"
"Jim is just giving them his breakfast about this time," he went on with his self-communion.
He emerged from that self-communion freshly shaved and smoking a cigar.
There was something even of conjugal philosophy in his self-communion upon the occasion.
My self-communion as I walked away from his door, trying to believe that this was for the last time, was not satisfactory.
In short, my self-communion ended in some very sage resolutions.
This last was an interrogatory which Mary Musgrove was often found putting to herself, in winding up a self-communion.
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."
A sacrament of Christianity. In a reenactment of the Last Supper, the words of Jesus — “This is my body” and “This is my blood” — are spoken over bread and wine (the elements of Communion), which are then shared by the worshipers. Communion, also known as the Eucharist, commemorates the death of Jesus. (See transubstantiation.)