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1. inscription

noun. ['ˌɪnˈskrɪpʃən'] letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something.

Synonyms

  • piece of writing
  • epitaph
  • epigraph
  • superscription
  • written material
  • lettering

Antonyms

  • infidelity

Etymology

  • inscriptionem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Inscription

  • nonprescription
  • transcription
  • subscription
  • proscription
  • prescription
  • conscription
  • description
  • encryption
  • conniption
  • egyptian

Example sentences of the word inscription


1. Noun, singular or mass
An inscription in a child’s book can be a simple message of love.

Quotes containing the word inscription


1. Totally without hope one cannot live. To live without hope is to cease to live. Hell is hopelessness. It is no accident that above the entrance to Dante's hell is the inscription: "Leave behind all hope, you who enter here.
- Jürgen Moltmann, Theology of Hope

2. inscription

noun. ['ˌɪnˈskrɪpʃən'] a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • dedication

Etymology

  • inscriptionem (Latin)

3. inscription

noun. ['ˌɪnˈskrɪpʃən'] the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words.

Synonyms

  • superscription
  • committal to writing

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval
  • competition

Etymology

  • inscriptionem (Latin)
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