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Meaning of DOXOLOGY

Pronunciation:  dâk'sâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
 

DOXOLOGY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: anthem, Christian liturgy, hymn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dox*ol"o*gy\, n.; pl. {Doxologies}. [LL. doxologia,
Gr. ?, fr. ? praising, giving glory; ? opinion, estimation,
glory, praise (from ? to think, imagine) + ? to speak: cf. F.
doxologie. See {Dogma}, and {Legend}.]
In Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to
God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted
by the choir or the congregation.

      David breaks forth into these triumphant praises and
      doxologies.                              --South.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Agnus Dei, alleluia, answer, anthem, antiphon, antiphony, Benedicite, cantata, canticle, chant, chorale, church music, Gloria, Gloria in Excelsis, Gloria Patri, gospel, gospel music, hallelujah, hosanna, hymn, hymn of praise, hymnody, hymnography, hymnology, hymn-tune, Introit, laud, Magnificat, mantra, mass, Miserere, motet, Negro spiritual, Nunc Dimittis, offertory, offertory sentence, oratorio, paean, passion, prosodion, psalm, psalmody, recessional, report, requiem, requiem mass, response, responsory, sacred music, spiritual, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, versicle, white spiritual
 

 

 

 

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