incense (Meaning)

Wordnet

incense (n)

a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned

the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned

Wordnet

incense (v)

perfume especially with a censer

make furious

Webster

incense (v. t.)

To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn.

To inflame with anger; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden.

Webster

incense (n.)

To offer incense to. See Incense.

To perfume with, or as with, incense.

The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as an offering to some deity.

The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices, frankincense, etc.

Also used figuratively.

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incense Sentence Examples

  1. The sweet scent of incense wafted through the ancient temple, creating an ethereal atmosphere.
  2. The monks performed daily rituals that involved burning incense to invoke the divine.
  3. The aroma of burning incense has been used for centuries to dispel negative energy and promote relaxation.
  4. The church used incense during mass to symbolize the prayers of the faithful rising to heaven.
  5. The fragrant smoke from the incense filled the living room, creating a cozy and welcoming ambiance.
  6. The yoga studio incorporated incense into their classes to enhance the meditative experience.
  7. The pungent smell of incense permeated the air of the old bookstore, creating a mysterious and nostalgic atmosphere.
  8. The incense burner was adorned with intricate carvings, adding an element of beauty to the ritual.
  9. The therapist used incense as a complementary therapy to reduce stress and anxiety.
  10. The exotic scent of incense brought a touch of the Orient to the Western home.

FAQs About the word incense

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The sweet scent of incense wafted through the ancient temple, creating an ethereal atmosphere.

The monks performed daily rituals that involved burning incense to invoke the divine.

The aroma of burning incense has been used for centuries to dispel negative energy and promote relaxation.

The church used incense during mass to symbolize the prayers of the faithful rising to heaven.