HyperDic: crucifixion

English > 3 senses of the word crucifixion / Crucifixion:
NOUNactcrucifixionthe act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world
eventCrucifixionthe death of Jesus by crucifixion
actcrucifixion, excruciationthe infliction of extremely painful / painful punishment or suffering
crucifixion / Crucifixion > pronunciation
Soundskruw.sihfih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > crucifixion: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross.
Broaderexecution, executing, capital punishment, death penaltyputting a condemned person to death
Spanishcrucifixión
Catalancrucificació, crucifixió
Verbscrucifykill by nailing onto a cross
English > Crucifixion: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe death of Jesus by crucifixion.
Instance ofdeath, decease, expiryThe event of dying or departure from life
English > crucifixion: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe infliction of extremely painful / painful punishment or suffering.
Synonymexcruciation
Broadertorture, torturingThe deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
Spanishcrucifixión
Catalancrucifixió
Verbscrucifytreat cruelly

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