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4 dicționare găsite pentru expiation
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Expiation \Ex`pi*a"tion\, n. [L. expiatio: cf.F. expiation]
     1. The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime
        or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or
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              His liberality seemed to have something in it of
              self-abasement and expiation.         --W. Irving.
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     2. The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or
        sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an
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              Those shadowy expiations weak,
              The blood of bulls and goats.         --Milton.
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     3. An act by which the threats of prodigies were averted
        among the ancient heathen. [Obs.] --Hayward.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       n 1: compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get
            satisfaction from the local store" [syn: atonement, satisfaction]
       2: the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially
          appeasing a deity) [syn: atonement, propitiation]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "expiation":
     amends, atonement, balancing, commutation, compensation,
     composition, compromise, counteraction, counterbalancing,
     expiatory offering, indemnification, indemnity, lex talionis,
     making amends, making good, making right, making up, offsetting,
     peace offering, piaculum, propitiation, quittance, reclamation,
     recompense, rectification, redemption, redress, reparation,
     repayment, restitution, retaliation, revenge, satisfaction,
     squaring, substitution  
Din dicționarul Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Guilt is said to be expiated when it is visited with punishment
     falling on a substitute. Expiation is made for our sins when
     they are punished not in ourselves but in another who consents
     to stand in our room. It is that by which reconciliation is
     effected. Sin is thus said to be "covered" by vicarious
       The cover or lid of the ark is termed in the LXX. hilasterion,
     that which covered or shut out the claims and demands of the law
     against the sins of God's people, whereby he became "propitious"
     to them.
       The idea of vicarious expiation runs through the whole Old
     Testament system of sacrifices. (See PROPITIATION.)

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