doxology

[ dok-sol-uh-jee ]
/ dɒkˈsɒl ə dʒi /

noun, plural dox·ol·o·gies.

a hymn or form of words containing an ascription of praise to God.
the Doxology, the metrical formula beginning “Praise God from whom all blessings flow.”

QUIZZES

IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!

It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
disgruntle

Origin of doxology

1640–50; <Medieval Latin doxologia<Greek, equivalent to doxo- (combining form of dóxa honor, glory) + -logia-logy

OTHER WORDS FROM doxology

dox·o·log·i·cal [dok-suh-log-i-kuhl], /ˌdɒk səˈlɒg ɪ kəl/, adjectivedox·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for doxology

British Dictionary definitions for doxology

doxology
/ (dɒkˈsɒlədʒɪ) /

noun plural -gies

a hymn, verse, or form of words in Christian liturgy glorifying God

Derived forms of doxology

doxological (ˌdɒksəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivedoxologically, adverb

Word Origin for doxology

C17: from Medieval Latin doxologia, from Greek, from doxologos uttering praise, from doxa praise; see -logy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012