HyperDic: litany

English > 2 senses of the word litany / Litany:
NOUNcommunicationlitanyany long and tedious address or recital / recital
communicationLitanya prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation
litany / Litany > pronunciation
Soundslih'tahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > litany: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAny long and tedious address or recital / recital.
Examples
  • "the patient recited a litany of complaints"
  • "a litany of failures"
Broaderaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Spanishletanía
English > Litany: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation.
Instance ofprayerA fixed text / text used in praying
Part ofBook of Common PrayerThe Anglican service book of the Church of England
Spanishletanía
Catalanlletania

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict