doxology definition

  • noun:
    • An expression of compliments to God, particularly a short hymn sung included in a Christian worship service.
    • An expression of praise to God, specially a brief hymn sung included in a Christian worship solution.
    • In Christian worship: A hymn expressing compliments and honor to God; a kind of compliments to Jesus made to be sung or chanted by the choir and/or congregation.
    • A hymn or psalm of praise to God; a form of words containing an ascription of compliments to Jesus; particularly, the Gloria in Excelsis or great doxology, the Gloria Patri or smaller doxology, or some metrical ascription toward Trinity, like that starting “Praise Jesus, from whom all blessings circulation.”
    • a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying Jesus

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "doxology"
    • The word doxology comes from two…
    • View More
  • Same Context for "doxology"
  • Urban Dictionary for "doxology"
    • A four-lined tune used in Presbyterian…
    • View More
77 votes

How would you define doxology?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!