commination (Meaning)

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commination (n)

prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday

a threat of divine punishment or vengeance

commination Sentence Examples

  1. The prophet's commination warned of dire consequences for those who did not heed the word of God.
  2. The king's commination against rebellion struck fear into the hearts of his subjects.
  3. The priest delivered a solemn commination to the congregation, urging them to repent for their sins.
  4. The commination of the wicked was swift and severe, as the town faced natural disasters one after another.
  5. The commination of the enemy nation was declared from the pulpit, invoking divine wrath upon their land.
  6. The witch's commination upon the village brought about a series of misfortunes that left the townsfolk trembling.
  7. The prophetess's commination against corruption in the kingdom led to a widespread movement for reform.
  8. The commination of the unjust rulers echoed throughout the land, stirring discontent among the oppressed.
  9. The commination of the heretics was met with defiance, as they refused to renounce their beliefs.
  10. The commination of the blasphemers was seen as a warning sign of impending doom by the superstitious villagers.

FAQs About the word commination

prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday, a threat of divine punishment or vengeance

censure,condemnation, reprimand, reproof, reproach, criticism, stricture, excoriation, riot act, rebuke

endorsement, commendation, commendation, honor, indorsement, acclamation,citation, honor, acclamation, citation

The prophet's commination warned of dire consequences for those who did not heed the word of God.

The king's commination against rebellion struck fear into the hearts of his subjects.

The priest delivered a solemn commination to the congregation, urging them to repent for their sins.

The commination of the wicked was swift and severe, as the town faced natural disasters one after another.