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ANOINTMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does anointment mean? 

ANOINTMENT (noun)
  The noun ANOINTMENT has 1 sense:

1. the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

  Familiarity information: ANOINTMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANOINTMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of applying oil or an oily liquid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

anointing; anointment

Hypernyms ("anointment" is a kind of...):

application; coating; covering (the work of applying something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anointment"):

inunction; unction (anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual)


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