Examples of vocation in a Sentence
This isn't just a job for me; it's a vocation.
people who follow a religious vocation
He never felt a real sense of vocation.
I'm a carpenter by vocation, but my hobby is painting.
Recent Examples of vocation from the Web
To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Getting ready for the next storm is now a year-round vocation.
These people sully the entire vocation's reputation.
After 9/11 the Archdiocese of New York launched a website aimed at young men discerning a vocation to the priesthood.
Sheryl Kern's vocations have taken her into the worlds of money and chocolate.
But to believe in the future as these photographers did — to have an artistic vocation greater than narcissistic individualism or ceaseless critique — appears more enviable than pitiable in a new century of downscaled dreams.
And that vocation is fueled by a theology of positive thinking.
But Meb is a marathoner, a vocation that requires toughness and patience.
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Synonymscalling, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, occupation, work
Related Wordscall, lifework; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier (also metier), racket [slang]; assignment, engagement, gig, mission; art, craft, handcraft, handicraft; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation; duty, function, job, load, task, workload
Near Antonymsavocation, hobby, pursuit
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- It was her vocation to be an actress.
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