propitiation

[ pruh-pish-ee-ey-shuh n ]
/ prəˌpɪʃ iˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of propitiating; conciliation: the propitiation of the wrathful gods.
something that propitiates.

Origin of propitiation

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

Related forms

non·pro·pi·ti·a·tion, noun
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