Definition of supplication noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪʃn//
[uncountable, countable](formal)
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the act of asking for something with a very humble request or prayer She knelt in supplication. He listened with scant patience to their supplications.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: supplication