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Lance Armstrong has a 17th-century, 15-foot Spanish fresco of the crucifixion hanging on the wall of his Austin mansion. This doesn't mean - and some of you Armstrong acolytes might want to sit down for this - that Lance is Jesus.
Stephen Rodrick

Meaning of "crucifixion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUCIFIXION

crucifixion  [ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUCIFIXION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crucifixion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRUCIFIXION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crucifixion

Crucifixion

Crucifixion is a form of slow and painful execution in which the victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden cross and left to hang until dead. It is principally known from antiquity, but remains in occasional use in some countries. The crucifixion of Jesus is a central event in Christianity and the crucifix is the main religious symbol for many churches.

Definition of crucifixion in the English dictionary

The definition of crucifixion in the dictionary is a method of putting to death by nailing or binding to a cross, normally by the hands and feet, which was widespread in the ancient world.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUCIFIXION


addiction
əˈdɪkʃən
affliction
əˈflɪkʃən
contradiction
ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkʃən
conviction
kənˈvɪkʃən
depiction
dɪˈpɪkʃən
diction
ˈdɪkʃən
eviction
ɪˈvɪkʃən
fiction
ˈfɪkʃən
friction
ˈfrɪkʃən
infixation
ɪnˈfɪkʃən
infixion
ɪnˈfɪkʃən
interdiction
ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃən
jurisdiction
ˌdʒʊərɪsˈdɪkʃən
metafiction
ˈmetəˌfɪkʃən
nonfiction
ˌnɒnˈfɪkʃən
prediction
prɪˈdɪkʃən
prefixion
priːˈfɪkʃən
restriction
rɪˈstrɪkʃən
suffixion
sʌˈfɪkʃən
transfixion
trænsˈfɪkʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUCIFIXION

crucian
crucian carp
cruciate
cruciate ligament
cruciately
crucible
crucible steel
crucifer
cruciferous
crucified
crucifier
crucifies
crucifix
cruciform
cruciformly
crucify
Crucis
cruciverbal
cruciverbalism
cruciverbalist

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUCIFIXION

annexion
axion
complexion
connexion
deflexion
defluxion
disconnexion
dorsiflexion
flexion
fluxion
genuflexion
inflexion
interconnexion
irreflexion
Ixion
peaches-and-cream complexion
reflexion
retroflexion
schoolgirl complexion
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Synonyms and antonyms of crucifixion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crucifixion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUCIFIXION

Find out the translation of crucifixion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crucifixion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crucifixion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

被钉死在十字架上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crucifixión
570 millions of speakers

English

crucifixion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crucifixion
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صلبه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Распятие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crucificação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রুশারোহণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crucifixion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penyaliban
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kreuzigung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

はりつけ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

십자가에 못 박음
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Penyaliban
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đóng đinh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிலுவையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुळावर देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çarmıha germe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crocifissione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ukrzyżowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розп´яття
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răstignire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σταύρωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kruisiging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

crucifixion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

korsfestelsen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crucifixion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUCIFIXION»

The term «crucifixion» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.269 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUCIFIXION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «crucifixion» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «crucifixion» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crucifixion

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4 QUOTES WITH «CRUCIFIXION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crucifixion.
1
Roma Downey
'A.D.' will focus on life after the crucifixion and the dangers that the disciples faced in the aftermath of Jesus' resurrection.
2
Kenneth Scott Latourette
The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
3
Stephen Rodrick
Lance Armstrong has a 17th-century, 15-foot Spanish fresco of the crucifixion hanging on the wall of his Austin mansion. This doesn't mean - and some of you Armstrong acolytes might want to sit down for this - that Lance is Jesus.
4
Miroslav Volf
The significance of the crucifixion is not only what God does for us; consistently throughout the New Testament the crucifixion is portrayed as the pattern that we are to follow. It is a model of social behavior toward the other as well as a statement about what God has done for us.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUCIFIXION»

Discover the use of crucifixion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crucifixion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Crucifixion of Jesus: A Forensic Inquiry
A detailed analysis on Christ's death by a renowned forensic pathologist and medical examiner, from the crown of thorns to the burial tomb, incorporates the latest scientific discoveries regarding the Shroud of Turin and its authenticity.
Frederick T. Zugibe, 2005
2
Ancient Jewish and Christian Perceptions of Crucifixion
David W. Chapman examines the range of ancient Jewish perceptions about crucifixion in classical antiquity.
David W. Chapman, 2008
3
Artisans of the Crucifixion: A Dramatic Program for Lent
They have the flexibility of being performed very simply or quite elaborately. Few if any props are necessary. Jeffrey R. Ingold is the associate pastor of First Lutheran Church in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jeffrey R. Ingold, 1999
4
Crucifixion Or Crucifiction?
Had the Christians accepted the Holy Quran as the Word of the God, the problem of the crucifixion would never have arisen.
Ahmed Deedat, 1984
5
Characters of the Crucifixion
Have you ever wondered what was it like for people during Christ's trial and crucifixion?
Robert Wilkerson, 2011
6
The Crucifixion of Ministry: Surrendering Our Ambitions to ...
Only Jesus' ministry is redemptive. Jesus has to ''show up.'' Theologian Andrew Purves explores at the deepest level the true and essential nature of Christian ministry.
Andrew Purves, 2010
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The Characters of the Crucifixion
The Characters of the Crucifixion retells, from a personal point of view, the gospel versions of the Passion narrative. The accounts are updated for us by "Reflection-prayers", so that we can take them to heart.
Joseph Fichtner, 2000
8
The Crucifixion in American Art
This work features artists living and working in America from the mid-18th to the 21st century who depicted the crucifixion of Christ in their artwork.
Robert Henkes, 2003
9
The Crucifixion of Jesus, Completely Revised and Expanded: A ...
In a language that is both precise and easy to understand, Dr. Zugibe presents his discoveries culled from years of exhaustive research.
Frederick T. Zugibe, 2005
10
The Crucifixion of Mary Magdalene: The Historical Tradition ...
In order to protect its patriarchal foundations, the early Church obscured the matriarchal tradition of Mary Magdalene--whom the canonical Gospels claim was the first apostle, the Gnostic Gospels insist was a holy woman, leader, teacher, ...
Richard J. Hooper, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUCIFIXION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crucifixion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jesus not Catholic or Protestant
But so, too, does the faith which, through crucifixion and resurrection, offers hope to the world. You only need to glance across Belfast's skyline ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Nazi flags taken down by outraged residents
... a sinister picture that has emerged in recent days of masked loyalists standing beside graffiti in Belfast threatening Catholics with crucifixion. «the Irish News, Jul 15»
3
Hobart Lord Mayor Sue Hickey speaks at the Council of Capital City …
... to take up with a terrorist organisation that lauds its medieval and barbaric practices of beheadings and crucifixion, rape, mass murder — it's ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
4
ISIS crucifying their own children
I read an article today that talked about ISIS crucifying their own children who were not doing the Ramadan fasting correctly. Crucifixion is a ... «Bismarck Tribune, Jul 15»
5
New plans: Longtime Western Avenue pastor retires
Visiting holy sites like Sea of Galilee, where Jesus calmed the storm, or the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed before his crucifixion, ... «Statesville Record & Landmark, Jul 15»
6
Ministry Is Not Safe
I suppose I'm much like Peter on the day of the crucifixion - ready to cling on to the known of this life rather than stand in the openness of peril ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
In Sudan: 2 pastors imprisoned for their faith to face trial on …
Stoning, flogging and even crucifixion are all considered acceptable. The country's public order law allows police officers to publically whip ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
8
Turmoil that's worth tuning into for musical Jesus Christ Superstar in …
THIS FAST-paced rock musical tells the story of the last few days of Jesus's life leading to his crucifixion. It focuses on Judas' betrayal and the ... «Keighley News, Jul 15»
9
Nadia Bolz Weber: A pastor for America's outsiders
... Elizabeth and Zacharias for Advent, the creche scene for Christmas, Jesus in the desert for Lent, Good Friday and the crucifixion, the angel ... «PRI, Jul 15»
10
Boston Red Sox: How do you solve a problem like Rick Porcello?
The reaction after a loss, especially a brutal one, can feel like a crucifixion. Oh, and he just signed that enormous contract. There was much ... «isportsweb.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crucifixion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crucifixion>. Aug 2019 ».
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