an act or instance of supplicating; humble prayer, entreaty, or petition.
- non·sup·pli·ca·tion, noun
- pre·sup·pli·ca·tion, noun
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How to use supplication in a sentence
In one of those scenes, a character says supplications with his prayer bead while burying the dead.The Potential Oscar Film That’s Too Hot for the Nigerian Government | Daniel Malloy | December 16, 2020 | Ozy
It goes without saying that Ms. Solomon sees a fair share of supplication this time of year.
Possibly, but it will be a polite, even gingerly, supplication.Why the GOP Should Embrace the Tea Party's Message | Tunku Varadarajan | August 27, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
The expression of his features was calm and composed, and his eyes were raised to heaven with a look of hope and supplication.
He attempts to pray and make supplication—yea, even he endeavours to perform the service.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
I have put off the robe of peace, and have put upon me the sackcloth of supplication, and I will cry to the most High in my days.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Wherefore those men carefully watching him, found Daniel praying and making supplication to his God.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Not a single outer sign of fervour: no kneeling, no clasped hands, or other sign of supplication.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
British Dictionary definitions for supplication
the act of supplicating
a humble entreaty or petition; prayer
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