1. Litany

noun. a prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation.

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Rhymes with Litany

  • brittany

Sentences with litany


1. Noun, singular or mass
This poem is a litany of workers.

2. Adjective
The litany closes with more suppliant prayers and recognition of the humility of those praying.

Quotes about litany


1. He made a sound like a choked laughed before he reached out and pulled her into her arms. She was aware of Luke watching them from the window, but she shut her eyes resolutely and buried her face against Jace's shoulder. He smelled of salt and blood, and only when his mouth came close to her ear did she understand what he was saying, and it was the simplest litany of all: her name, just her name.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. litany

noun. ['ˈlɪtəni'] any long and tedious address or recital.

Synonyms

  • speech

Antonyms

  • skew
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • λιτανεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • λιτή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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