Definition of supplication in English:


Syllabification: sup·pli·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌsəpliˈkāSHən


  • The action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly: he fell to his knees in supplication
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    • The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplications and general weakness.
    • His gesture is somewhere between surrender and supplication.
    • Councils may be able to make their supplications to the State Government and Parliament but, in the end, they have to comply with the law.

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