Invocation Definition

ĭnvə-kāshən
invocations
noun
invocations
The act or an instance of invoking, especially an appeal to a higher power for assistance.
American Heritage
The act of calling on God, a god, a saint, the Muses, etc. for blessing, help, inspiration, support, or the like.
Webster's New World
A formal prayer used in invoking, as at the beginning of a church service.
Webster's New World
A formal plea for aid from a Muse, god, etc., at the beginning of an epic or similar poem.
Webster's New World
A conjuring of evil spirits.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Invocation

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Singular:
invocation
Plural:
invocations

Origin of Invocation

  • Middle English invocacion from Old French from Latin invocātiō invocātiōn- from invocātus past participle of invocāre to invoke invoke

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French invocacion, from Latin invocatio

    From Wiktionary

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