Origin of visitation
Related Words for visitationcall, visiting, retribution, distress, disaster, ordeal, calamity, pain, trouble, punishment, adversity, catastrophe
Examples from the Web for visitation
Contemporary Examples of visitation
Those who do wish to attend, however, must be pre-approved for visitation ahead of the wedding day.Saying Yes to the Dress—Behind Bars
December 8, 2014
The source of dispute: the visitation arrangements for their dog.Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally
June 20, 2014
In the same scene, he refuses to sign papers that would allow him visitation rights.Nine Craziest Moments From ‘Jobs’
August 16, 2013
He does not have custody of his child, nor did the Japanese courts grant him visitation rights.
The extent of visitation and other means of contact between the child and their parents are also made by the court.
Historical Examples of visitation
It seems just like a visitation of divine wrath the way things happen.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
I hope that this visitation has come just in time to save us.Mountain Meditations
He could not any longer put away the solemn duty of visitation.The Shadow of a Crime
Remember this in the days of visitation, and follow Christ, no matter where He leads.The Prodigal Returns
These are surely the days of visitation for the pride of Edom.Journal of a Residence at Bagdad
- the visit made by the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:39–56)
- the Church festival commemorating this, held on July 2
c.1300, "a visit by an ecclesiastical representative to examine the condition of a parish, abbey, etc.," from Latin visitationem (nominative visitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of visitare (see visit). The supernatural sense of "a sight, appearance" is attested from mid-14c.