immolation

noun im·mo·la·tion \ ˌi-mə-ˈlā-shən \
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of immolation

1 : the act of immolating : the state of being immolated
2 : something that is immolated

Examples of immolation in a Sentence

  1. the blood-drenched immolations that the ancient Aztecs annually offered by the thousands

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First Known Use of immolation

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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