1. Ascension

noun. (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.

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Words that Rhyme with Ascension

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
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  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

Example sentences of the word ascension


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word ascension


1. There were a group of people before the Ascension known as the Astalsi. They claimed that each person was born with a certain finite amount of ill luck. And so, when an unfortunate event happened, they thought themselves blessed—thereafter, their lives could only get better.
- Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn: The Final Empire

2. ascension

noun. ['əˈsɛnʃən'] a movement upward.

Synonyms

  • uplifting
  • mounting
  • elevation
  • upthrow
  • upheaval
  • heaving
  • climbing
  • rising
  • climb
  • ascent
  • rapid growth
  • takeoff
  • lift
  • zoom
  • raising
  • upthrust
  • heave
  • uplift
  • change of location
  • rise
  • rapid climb
  • travel

Antonyms

  • old
  • descent
  • stand still
  • wane

Etymology

  • ascensio (Latin)

3. ascension

noun. ['əˈsɛnʃən'] the act of changing location in an upward direction.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • mount
  • levitation
  • motion
  • soar
  • ascending
  • zoom
  • climb
  • ascent
  • rise
  • move
  • heaving

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • order
  • descending

Etymology

  • ascensio (Latin)

4. ascension

noun. ['əˈsɛnʃən'] (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon.

Synonyms

  • travel

Antonyms

  • past
  • present

Etymology

  • ascensio (Latin)

5. Ascension

noun. (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter.

Synonyms

  • holy day of obligation
  • Ascension of the Lord
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