Definition of entreaty in English:
noun (plural entreaties)
An earnest or humble request: the king turned a deaf ear to his entreaties
More example sentences
- And she mostly steadfastly ignores my shouted commands, my entreaties and panting demands to be set free when the siren songs call me again.
- I am powerless before the scented entreaties of an aesthetic appeal!
- He was steadfast in his devotion, firm in his beliefs, and constant in his prayerful entreaties.
late Middle English (in the sense 'treatment, management'; formerly also as intreaty): from entreat, on the pattern of treaty.
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