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

2 senses of supplicant

Sense 1
prayer, supplicant -- (someone who prays to God)
       => religious person -- (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)

Sense 2
petitioner, suppliant, supplicant, requester -- (one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors")
       => applicant, applier -- (a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission)

Antonyms of adj supplicant

1 sense of supplicant

Sense 1
suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory -- (humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness")

INDIRECT (VIA beseeching) -> imperative -- (requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative")

Similarity of adj supplicant

1 sense of supplicant

Sense 1
suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory -- (humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness")
       => beseeching (vs. imperative), pleading, imploring -- (begging)

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