propitiation

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pro·pi·ti·a·tion

 (prō-pĭsh′ē-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act of propitiating.
2. Something that propitiates, especially a conciliatory offering to a god.

pro•pi•ti•a•tion

(prəˌpɪʃ iˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of propitiating; conciliation.
2. something that propitiates.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.propitiation - the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
appeasement, calming - the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
2.propitiation - the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)propitiation - the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
amends, reparation - something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends"
Translations

propitiation

[prəˌpɪʃɪˈeɪʃən] Npropiciación f

propitiation

n (liter)Versöhnung f, → Besänftigung f; as propitiation for, in propitiation ofals Sühne für

propitiation

[prəˌpɪʃɪˈeɪʃn] npropiziazione f