crucifixion

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cru·ci·fix·ion

 (kro͞o′sə-fĭk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of crucifying; execution on a cross.
b. Crucifixion The crucifying of Jesus on Calvary. Used with the.
c. A representation of Jesus on the cross.
2. An extremely difficult, painful trial; torturous suffering.

crucifixion

(ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən)
n
a method of putting to death by nailing or binding to a cross, normally by the hands and feet, which was widespread in the ancient world

Crucifixion

(ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Crucifixion the crucifying of Christ at Calvary, regarded by Christians as the culminating redemptive act of his ministry
2. (Art Terms) a picture or representation of this

cru•ci•fix•ion

(ˌkru səˈfɪk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of crucifying or the state of being crucified.
2. (cap.) the death of Jesus upon the Cross.
3. a picture or other representation of this.
4. severe and unjust punishment or suffering.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crucifixion - the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient worldcrucifixion - the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross
capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution - putting a condemned person to death
2.Crucifixion - the death of Jesus by crucifixion
3.crucifixion - the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
torturing, torture - the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
Translations
صَلْب المسيح، صورة المَسيح مَصلوبا
ukřižování
Jesu korsfæstelsekorsfæstelse
ristiinnaulitseminen
keresztre feszítés
krossfesting
はりつけ
kruisdoodkruisiging
ukrižovanie
križanje
korsfästning
çarmıha ger meHz.İsa'nın çarmıha gerilerek ölmesi

crucifixion

[ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən] Ncrucifixión f

crucifixion

[ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən] ncrucifixion f, crucifiement m

crucifixion

nKreuzigung f

crucifixion

[ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃn] ncrocifissione f

crucify

(ˈkruːsifai) verb
to put to death by fixing the hands and feet to a cross. Christ was crucified.
ˈcrucifix (-fiks) noun
a figure of Christ on the cross.
ˌcruciˈfixion (-ˈfikʃən) noun
(a) death on the cross, especially that of Christ.