commination

[ kom-uh-ney-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF commination

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMINATION

A papal excommunication is a billet-doux compared to the Commination of Jugana.

Then follows a commination at the end, which is not unusual in such cases.

Then Oliver had a try; but in a minute he, too, was reciting the commination service.

But I find no such prayer and wish in any word of the Commination Service.

And that we can only answer by the context of the Commination Service.

In that hour that earlier form of absolution will reverse itself on his lips into one of commination.

This general sentence of excommunication is clearly the origin of the form of Commination still said on Ash Wednesday.

All that is given us is a sort of Commination Service writ large.

Many good people are pained by the Commination Service which we have just heard read.

Is the Commination service uncharitable, is the preacher uncharitable, when they tell men so?

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