afflation

noun
af·​fla·​tion | \ ə-ˈflā-shən \
plural -s

Definition of afflation

: a breathing into : inspiration

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First Known Use of afflation

1576, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afflation

Latin afflatus + English -ion

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“Afflation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afflation. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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