What does orison mean?

Definitions for orisonˈɔr ə zən, ˈɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prayer, petition, orison(noun)

    reverent petition to a deity


  1. orison(Noun)

    A prayer.

  2. Origin: From oreison, oresoun etc. and oraisun etc., from oratio.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Orison

    or′i-zun, n. a prayer. [O. Fr. orison (Fr. oraison)—L. oratio, -ōnisorāre, to pray.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orison in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Teresa of Ávila:

    Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which return to the hive and there shut themselves up to work at the making of honey. At the first call of the will, they come back more and more quickly. At last, after countless exercises, of this kind, God disposes them to a state of utter rest and of perfect contemplation.

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