Origin of exhortation
Examples from the Web for exhortation
One of the harmful clichés of modern life is the exhortation to be nonjudgmental.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’|David Masciotra|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You would never imagine for a moment you were listening to a fire- and-brimstone orthodox Muslim exhortation.
Let me also say this: The promotion of human rights cannot be about exhortation alone.
There is no proof that they gave heed to the exhortation to repent, and the candle-stick has long since been taken away.The Revelation Explained|F. Smith
Insensibility soon followed this exhortation, and he was carried home, but recovered ultimately.Wrestling and Wrestlers:|Jacob Robinson
After the eating was finished the chief again gave an exhortation, which finished the ceremony.
The priest is standing in front of the altar, and is intoning the Exhortation devoutly.The Human Slaughter-House|Wilhelm Lamszus
If Grandfather only knew, he wouldn't think he needed any exhortation to avoid uxoriousness.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
British Dictionary definitions for exhortation
Word Origin and History for exhortation
late 14c., from Old French exhortacion and directly from Latin exhortationem (nominative exhortatio) "an exhortation, encouragement," noun of action from past participle stem of exhortari, from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + hortari "encourage, urge" (see hortatory).