verb (used with object), ob·se·crat·ed, ob·se·crat·ing.
- obscurum per obscurius,
- obsequent stream,
Origin of obsecrate
Examples from the Web for obsecration
And obsecration precedes prayer, for it is from dwelling upon the Divine Goodness that we venture to approach to Him.On Prayer and The Contemplative Life|St. Thomas Aquinas
Word Origin for obsecrate
late 14c., from Latin obsecrationem (nominative obsecratio) "a beseeching, imploring, supplication, entreaty," noun of action from past participle stem of obsecrare "to beseech, entreat" (on religious grounds), from ob- (see ob-) + sacrare "to make or declare sacred" (see sacred).