obsecration definition

  • noun:
    • An earnest supplication produced in the name of God
    • The act of obsecrating or imploring
    • A figure of address in which the orator implores the assistance of Jesus or guy.
    • The work of obsecrating; entreaty; supplication.
    • In liturgics, among the suffrages or versicles of Litany starting with the term by (or, in Latin, per); a petition of the Litany for deliverance from wicked: as, “By thy baptism, fasting, and temptation,” the response becoming “Good Lord, deliver united states.”
    • In rhetoric, a figure where the orator implores the aid of God or guy.

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