intercession

play
noun in·ter·ces·sion \ˌin-tər-ˈse-shən\

Definition of intercession

  1. 1 :  the act of interceding

  2. 2 :  prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another

intercessional

play \ˌin-tər-ˈsesh-nəl, -ˈse-shə-nəl\ adjective

intercessor

play \ˌin-tər-ˈse-sər\ noun

intercessory

play \ˌin-tər-ˈses-rē, -ˈse-sə-rē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of intercession

Middle English, from Medieval French or Latin; Medieval French, from Latin intercession-, intercessio, from intercedere


First Known Use: 15th century



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