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synonyms for hymns

  • chant
  • ditty
  • oratorio
  • paean
  • psalm
  • aria
  • canticle
  • carol
  • choral
  • chorale
  • descant
  • evensong
  • hallelujah
  • hosanna
  • laud
  • lay
  • lied
  • ode
  • shout
  • alleluia
  • littany
  • song of praise
  • worship song
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How to use hymns in a sentence

An industrious housewife, she hummed the hymns of contentment and peace from morning till evening.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
They spent sleepless nights, and it was especially at such times that they would sing hymns.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
With holy hymns, broken by their sobs, they commit his mutilated body to the grave, where after lifes long toil he sleepeth well.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
True hymns are sacred lyrics, and a lyric to be lyrical and heart appealing, must be inevitable.
HYMNS FROM THE EASTJOHN BROWNLIE
Cast them down with the sword of them that love thee: and let all that know thy name praise thee with hymns.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Nelson specially delighted in Ken's morning, evening, and midnight hymns.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Then beginning in his own language, and singing hymns with a loud voice, he put Gorgias's soldiers to flight.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In this state I was accustomed to sing—anything but hymns—with a kind of mad, ferocious joy.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
It was truly delightful to us to hear the singing of the hymns, and the music of the organ which accompanied it.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
It is customary with the Germans to sing hymns aloud during the celebration of mass.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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