A proposition, plan, or treatise built to promote comfort, particularly in the church.
The deacon's litany or great synapte at the start of the liturgy associated with the Orthodox Church.
A proposition or device for securing comfort, particularly in the chapel.
A proposition, system, or treatise designed to promote serenity, particularly in the church.
plural The deacon's litany (diaconica) or great synapte at the start of the liturgy of this Greek Church: called from the petitions “In peace let us pray regarding the Lord … the comfort from above … for comfort of entire globe … why don't we pray, etc.” (reaction “Kyrie eleison”), with which it starts.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...