Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun benediction

2 senses of benediction

Sense 1
blessing, benediction -- (the act of praying for divine protection)
       => prayer, supplication -- (the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer")

Sense 2
benediction, blessing -- (a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection)
       => prayer, petition, orison -- (reverent petition to a deity)

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