Definitions for propitiationprəˌpɪʃ iˈeɪ ʃən
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placation, conciliation, propitiation(noun)
the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
expiation, atonement, propitiation(noun)
the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
The act of propitiating; placation, atonement, expiation.
Origin: ; surface analysis is .
the act of appeasing the wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious
that which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor
Origin: [L. propitiatio: cf. F. propitiation.]
Propitiation is the act of appeasing or making well disposed, especially a deity, thus incurring divine favor to avoid divine retribution.
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