sanctification

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noun sanc·ti·fi·ca·tion \ˌsaŋ(k)-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of sanctification

  1. 1 :  an act of sanctifying

  2. 2a :  the state of being sanctifiedb :  the state of growing in divine grace as a result of Christian commitment after baptism or conversion

Examples of sanctification in a sentence

  1. <the sacred site required another sanctification after it had been defiled by the invaders>

  2. <the Christian belief that the suffering and death of Jesus was responsible for the sanctification of all humankind>

14th Century

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14th century

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