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1. hymn

noun. ['ˈhɪm'] a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation).

Synonyms

  • anthem
  • hymeneal
  • paean
  • choral
  • canticle
  • recessional
  • pean
  • dithyramb
  • religious song
  • doxology

Antonyms

  • depress
  • discourage
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • ymne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ymne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Hymn

  • patronym
  • kibbutzim
  • prelim
  • mckim
  • whim
  • trimm
  • trim
  • swim
  • slim
  • skim
  • primm
  • prim
  • krim
  • klym
  • klim
  • grimme
  • grimm
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  • flim
  • crimm
  • crim
  • clim
  • brimm
  • brim
  • zim
  • yim
  • vim
  • timme
  • timm
  • tim

How do you pronounce hymn?

Pronounce hymn as hɪm.

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Example sentences of the word hymn


1. Noun, singular or mass
Explaining the history to children can make a hymn more appealing and interesting.

2. Adjective
Kids might often remember the personal histories more than a hymn’s official history.

Quotes containing the word hymn


1. His spells portrayed the spirit as a frail thing, contstantly under attack and in need of stength, always threatening to die inside you. Inman found this notion dismal indeed, since he had been taught by sermon and hymn to hold as truth that the soul of man never dies.
- Charles Frazier, Cold Mountain

2. hymn

verb. ['ˈhɪm'] praise by singing a hymn.

Synonyms

  • extol
  • laud
  • exalt
  • glorify

Etymology

  • ymne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ymne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. hymn

verb. ['ˈhɪm'] sing a hymn.

Etymology

  • ymne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ymne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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