UNCTION MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Unction Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Divine or sanctifying grace.
  2. (n.) That quality in language, address, or the like, which excites emotion; especially, strong devotion; religious fervor and tenderness; sometimes, a simulated, factitious, or unnatural fervor.
  3. (n.) The act of anointing, smearing, or rubbing with an unguent, oil, or ointment, especially for medical purposes, or as a symbol of consecration; as, mercurial unction.
  4. (n.) That which is used for anointing; an unguent; an ointment; hence, anything soothing or lenitive.


Synonyms:
Balm, Inunction, Oiliness, Ointment, Oleaginousness, Salve, Unguent,

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