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See definition of benison on Dictionary.com
  • as inbenediction
  • as inblessing
  • as inkindness

synonyms for benison

  • invocation
  • amen
  • approbation
  • approval
  • beatitude
  • blessing
  • consecration
  • favor
  • grace
  • gratitude
  • okay
  • orison
  • praise
  • sanctification
  • thanks
  • thanksgiving
  • benedictus
  • laying on of hands

antonyms for benison

MOST RELEVANT
  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • refusal
  • anathema
  • execration
  • criticism
  • bad fortune
  • bad luck
  • blight
  • condemnation
  • curse
  • damnation
  • disadvantage
  • disapproval
  • ill will
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How to use benison in a sentence

I wouldn't have missed Dot, doing the honours in her wedding-gown, my benison on her bright face!
THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTHCHARLES DICKENS
By now Mr. Denton has brought you my incoherent note of thanks for the benison of Wigglesworth.
MAVIS OF GREEN HILLFAITH BALDWIN
His memory of his own mother, the sweet, patient sufferer of Bonn, was to him like a benison his whole life long.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
Let them go; but surely it is too much to expect us to pronounce a benison upon their dead and departed dry bones.
THE STORY OF THE UPPER CANADA REBELLION, VOLUME 1JOHN CHARLES DENT
And she looked down at his beautiful bent head and laid her other hand on it in benison.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
And others here Have tendered me the gentle looks that breed The answering benison till hearts of earth Feel heaven's element.
THE MORTAL GODS AND OTHER PLAYSOLIVE TILFORD DARGAN
She smiled a sisterly benison upon his request, and, still holding her hands, he leaned to her and kissed her.
FRANKLIN KANEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Looking round, he was startled to see, beyond the near benison of her sumptuous face, the tall form of the Egyptian priest.
IDOLATRYJULIAN HAWTHORNE
She would doubtless have included Bob in her benison had she known how sympathetic he was during this period.
POLLYTHOMAS NELSON PAGE
Ill no let thee gang without a solid benison, so tak the key, and gang into the scrutoire and bring out the pocket-book.
THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BENISON

  • amen
  • approbation
  • approval
  • beatitude
  • benedictus
  • benison
  • blessing
  • consecration
  • favor
  • grace
  • gratitude
  • invocation
  • laying on of hands
  • okay
  • orison
  • praise
  • sanctification
  • thanks
  • thanksgiving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.