orison

noun
or·​i·​son | \ ˈȯr-ə-sən How to pronounce orison (audio) , ˈär-, -zən \

Definition of orison

: prayer

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Examples of orison in a Sentence

a fervent orison asking for divine guidance in bringing about a peaceful solution to the grave international crisis

First Known Use of orison

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orison

Middle English, from Anglo-French ureisun, oreison, from Late Latin oration-, oratio, from Latin, oration

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The first known use of orison was in the 13th century

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orismology

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“Orison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orison. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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