The hypocrite's voice was full of unction; the deaconess spoke with pious gravity.
Even the Cameronians agreed that there was “unction” in the Doctor.
She recovered, repented, related her experiences with unction, and lived ever after happy.
He adjured Pixie repeatedly, and with unction, to “Buck up!”
Doyle was all unction and hospitality when he met Lily in the hall.
Mr Pancks answered, with an unction which there is no language to convey, 'We rather think so.'
The laver with its foot: thou shalt consecrate all with the oil of unction, that they may be most holy.
Juve pronounced these words with unction, in a solemn voice.
St. Vincent de Paul had preached with unction and a grave simplicity, and Bossuet, his disciple, felt his influence.
If she should be able, after receiving absolution and the unction, she—she may see you, monsignor.
unction unc·tion (ŭngk'shən)
The action of applying or rubbing with an ointment or oil.
(1 John 2:20,27; R.V., "anointing"). Kings, prophets, and priests were anointed, in token of receiving divine grace. All believers are, in a secondary sense, what Christ was in a primary sense, "the Lord's anointed."