[ pruh-pish-ee-ey-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of propitiating; conciliation: the propitiation of the wrathful gods.

  2. something that propitiates.

Origin of propitiation

1350–1400; Middle English propiciacioun<Late Latin propitiātiōn- (stem of propitiātiō) appeasement. See propitiate, -ion

Other words from propitiation

  • non·pro·pi·ti·a·tion, noun

Words Nearby propitiation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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