noun. ['ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən'] the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross.
- death penalty
Words that Rhyme with Crucifixion
How do you spell crucifixion? Is it crucifiction ?
A common misspelling of crucifixion is crucifiction
Example sentences of the word crucifixion
1. Noun, singular or mass
Seeing the crucifixion story in the parts of the passion flower gave the flower its name.
Quotes containing the word crucifixion
1. The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
2. Whatever one man does, it is as if all men did it. For that reason, it is not unfair that one disobedience in a garden should contaminate all humanity; for that reason it is not unjust that the crucifixion of a single Jew should be sufficient to save it.
- Jorge Luis Borges, Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings
noun. ['ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən'] the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering.