imploration

noun
im·​plo·​ra·​tion | \ ˌimpləˈrāshən -lōˈr-, -lȯˈr- \
plural -s

Definition of imploration

: earnest supplication : imploring

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History and Etymology for imploration

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin imploration-, imploratio, from imploratus (past participle of implorare to implore) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Imploration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imploration. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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