verb (used with object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
Origin of implore
Examples from the Web for imploration
She heard the imploration, and, woman-like, sight of the awful agony extinguished the memory of her wrongs.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
Joyce Basil held up her hand in imploration, but Reybold did not heed the woman's remark.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
Stun their ears, madam, with the suddenness of your imploration, and let the voice come from your heart.A Nest of Linnets|Frank Frankfort Moore
Will the same tune do as well for a dance as for a prayer, for a moonlight serenade as for an imploration of Divine mercy?
British Dictionary definitions for imploration
Word Origin for implore
Word Origin and History for imploration
c.1500, from Middle French implorer and directly from Latin implorare "call for help, beseech," originally "invoke with weeping," from assimilated form of in- "on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plorare "to weep, cry out." Related: Implored; imploring; imploringly.