Definition of morning prayer in English:

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morning prayer


(usually morning prayers)
1A formal act of worship held in the morning, especially regularly or by a group assembled for this purpose.
Example sentences
  • Every morning the Ansar recruits would rise for morning prayers and then do physical training until the sun came over the horizon.
  • Assume that Jews traditionally have a celebratory feast on Saturday after morning prayers and call it the ‘Sabbath feast.’
  • That's why the morning prayers begin with a series of blessings thanking God for the simple and obvious.
1.1 [in singular] (In the Anglican Church) the service of matins.
Example sentences
  • Went along to morning prayer at the church which I have really been enjoying - finding fun in the fact that God can really powerfully move in such a formal setting!
  • I returned quickly to my quarters for morning prayer.
  • I woke up in time for morning prayer, had breakfast, arrived early for my 9 am lecture and stayed fully awake throughout it.

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Syllabification: morn·ing prayer

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