Definition of obsecration
1 : supplication; specifically : a supplicatory prayer mentioning in its appeal things or events held to be sacred “through thy victory over death, O Lord, deliver us” is an obsecration
2 : deesis
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Origin and Etymology of obsecration
Middle English obsecracioun, from Latin obsecration-, obsecratio, from obsecratus (past participle of obsecrare to beseech) + -ion-, -io -ion
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