noun os·ten·sion \äˈstenchən\

Definition of ostension



  1. 1 :  an act or process of showing, pointing out, or exhibiting

  2. 2 :  exposition of the Host

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Origin and Etymology of ostension

Middle English ostensioun, from Middle French ostension, from Latin ostension-, ostensio, from ostensus (past participle of ostendere to show) + -ion-, -io -ion

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