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crucifixion

noun cru·ci·fix·ion \ˌkrü-sə-ˈfik-shən\

: an act of killing someone by nailing or tying his or her hands and feet to a cross : an act of crucifying someone

the Crucifixion : the killing of Jesus Christ on a cross

Full Definition of CRUCIFIXION

1
a capitalized :  the crucifying of Christ
b :  the act of crucifying
2
:  extreme and painful punishment, affliction, or suffering
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Examples of CRUCIFIXION

  1. the crucifixion of the rebel Spartacus

First Known Use of CRUCIFIXION

15th century
CRUCIFIXION Defined for Kids

crucifixion

noun cru·ci·fix·ion \ˌkrü-sə-ˈfik-shən\

Definition of CRUCIFIXION for Kids

1
:  the act of killing someone by nailing his or her feet and hands to a cross
2
cap :  the crucifying of Jesus Christ on a cross

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