- Exhortation is defined as the act or process of making a strong urging or appeal.
An example of an exhortation is an emotional speech that inspires people to act.
exhortation definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the act of exhorting
- a plea, sermon, etc. that exhorts
Origin: Middle English exhortacion ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin exhortatio
exhortation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act or an instance of exhorting.
- A speech or discourse that encourages, incites, or earnestly advises.