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Definitions and Synonyms of consecration | Another word for consecration | What is consecration?

Definition 1: (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God - [noun denoting act]

Samples where consecration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church

(consecration is a kind of ...) a religious ceremony in which something is made holy

(consecration belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 2: a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where consecration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his consecration to study

(consecration is a kind of ...) the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action

"his long commitment to public service" "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"

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