- suppliants, the,
Origin of supplicant
Examples from the Web for supplicant
The idea that Facebook should be a supplicant to anybody is absurd.Snapchat’s Diss Captures Facebook’s Cruel Cool World|Daniel Gross|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The supplicant, sobbing and wringing her hands, stood awhile silent.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
General Heatherstone looked keenly at the supplicant, but was silent to his appeal.The Mystery of Cloomber|Arthur Conan Doyle
And he undid her own riband from his arm, and put it around the neck of the supplicant.
Word Origin for supplicant
1590s, from Latin supplicantem (nominative supplicans), present participle of supplicare "plead humbly" (see supplication).