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Meaning of EXHORTATION

Pronunciation:  `egzor'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
  2. [n]  the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
 

EXHORTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: incitement
 
 See Also: communicating, communication, pep talk, persuasion, suasion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`hor*ta"tion\, n. [L. exhortatio: cf. F.
exhortation.]
1. The act of practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to
   laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or
   commendable.

2. Language intended to incite and encourage; advice;
   counsel; admonition.

         I'll end my exhortation after dinner. --Shak.



 
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