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EXHORTATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exhortation mean? 

EXHORTATION (noun)
  The noun EXHORTATION has 2 senses:

1. a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
2. the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion

  Familiarity information: EXHORTATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXHORTATION (noun)


Sense 1exhortation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

communicating; communication (the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information)


Sense 2exhortation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

exhortation; incitement

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

persuasion; suasion (the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action)

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

pep talk (a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff)


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