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synonyms for petrification

On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to petrification, such as: calcification, coagulation, concretion, crystallization, fossilization, and freezing.

How to use petrification in a sentence

  • While wandering through the valley of the Clearwater and the adjacent hills, I was much struck with the wonders of petrification.

    Memoirs of Orange Jacobs | Orange Jacobs
  • One day the Major met a company of miners, and related to them the wonderful specimens of petrification seen by him that day.

    Memoirs of Orange Jacobs | Orange Jacobs
  • When she departed, as she did in a state bordering on petrification, he came forward to the bedside.

    Theo | Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • He would be freed, for ever, from the petrification of the grey, cramping little city.

    The Rough Road | William John Locke
  • This is a startling fact for natural philosophers, and must cause them to modify the existing theory of petrification.

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