Origin of flagellation
Related formsself-flag·el·la·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for flagellation
When you've had your worst week of the campaign, to submit yourself to two or three more days of flagellation?
The later influence visible in the above-mentioned "Flagellation," as throughout all his work, is that of Antonio Pollaiuolo.Luca Signorelli|Maud Cruttwell
Can flagellation, fasting, Nor fervent prayer itself, not cleanse my soul From its fond doting on her comeliness?The Scarlet Stigma|James Edgar Smith
The poor fellow was writhing under the cruel infliction of a flagellation with a raw-hide, and rent the air with his cries.An Englishman's Travels in America|John Benwell