A couple seeks intercession from a marriage counselor.
- An example of intercession is a couple going to a marriage counselor.
- An example of intercession is someone asking their church congregation to pray for their sick mother.
The definition of intercession is mediation, or a request or prayer in favor of another.
the act of interceding; mediation, pleading, or prayer in behalf of another or others
Origin of intercessionClassical Latin intercessio from intercessus, past participle of intercedere
- Entreaty in favor of another, especially a prayer or petition to God in behalf of another.
- Mediation in a dispute.
Origin of intercessionMiddle English from Old French from Latin intercessiō intercessiōn- intervention from intercessus past participle of intercēdere to intervene ; see intercede.