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Meaning of ORISON

Pronunciation:  'orizun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  reverent petition to a deity
 

ORISON is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: petition, prayer
 
 See Also: asking, benediction, blessing, collect, commination, deprecation, grace, intercession, invocation, request, requiescat, supplication, thanksgiving

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or"i*son\, n. [OF. orison, oreson, oreison, F. oraison,
fr. L. oratio speech, prayer. See {Oration}.]
A prayer; a supplication. [Poetic] --Chaucer. Shak.

      Lowly they bowed, adoring, and began Their orisons,
      each morning duly paid.                  --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aid prayer, Angelus, appeal, application, Ave, Ave Maria, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, breviary, chaplet, collect, communion, contemplation, devotions, entreaty, grace, Hail Mary, impetration, imploration, imprecation, intercession, invocation, Kyrie Eleison, litany, meditation, obsecration, obtestation, Paternoster, petition, plea, prayer, prayer wheel, rogation, rosary, silent prayer, suit, supplication, thanks, thanksgiving
 

 

 

 

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