- the act of ministering care, aid, religious service, etc.
- an instance of this.
Origin of ministration
Related Wordsrecognition, regard, treatment, spotlight, awareness, concern, duty, use, office, business, supply, assistance, work, account, benefit, maintenance, employment, utility, control, management
Examples from the Web for ministration
His most eloquent teaching was his ministration to the wants and the sufferings of the wretched.Self-Help
Euthyphro explains that he means by pious acts, acts of service or ministration.Euthyphro
"Thank you," Champney said quietly when the priest had finished his ministration.Flamsted quarries
Mary E. Waller
After this ministration to Buddha they suddenly disappeared.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms
The Sinai law was the “ministration of death” written on stone.The Arena
- the act or an instance of serving or giving aid
- the act or an instance of ministering religiously
Word Origin and History for ministration
mid-14c., "the action of ministering or serving," from Old French ministration or directly from Latin ministrationem (nominative ministratio), noun of action from past participle stem of ministrare "to serve" (see minister (v.)).