exhortation

noun ex·hor·ta·tion \ ˌek-ˌsȯr-ˈtā-shən , -sər- ; ˌeg-ˌzȯr- , -zər- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of exhortation

1 : an act or instance of exhorting
2 : language intended to incite and encourage

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First Known Use of exhortation

14th century



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