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1. procession

noun. ['prəˈsɛʃən, proʊˈsɛʃən'] (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Synonyms

  • emanation
  • inception
  • rise
  • origination

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Procession

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

Sentences with procession


1. Noun, singular or mass
Romans practiced a procession to the grave in which the mourners were dressed in black.

Quotes about procession


1. Chemistry is one of these crazy things you can't teach or learn or you can't fake. You go in hoping it will work, hope that you will connect with the other actors. I was fortunate on 'Modern Family' and 'The Procession.' They are great people, very easy to like.
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson

2. Fever jumped aside just in time to dodge the shower of urine, and stumbled into the path of a religious procession - celebrants in robes and pointed hats whirling and clapping and chanting the name of some old-world prophet, 'Hari, Hari! Hari Potter!'
- Philip Reeve, Fever Crumb

3. It may be a procession of faithful failures that enriches the soil of godly success. Faithful actions are not religious acts. They are not even necessary actions undertaken by people of faith. Faithful actions, whether they are marked by success or they end in failure, are actions that are compelled by goodness.
- Desmond Tutu

2. procession

noun. ['prəˈsɛʃən, proʊˈsɛʃən'] the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation.

Synonyms

  • cortege
  • group action
  • wagon train
  • convoy
  • march
  • recession
  • recessional
  • parade
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • motorcade
  • caravan
  • train
  • cavalcade
  • collection

Antonyms

  • regress
  • discouragement
  • ride
  • closing

Etymology

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

3. procession

noun. ['prəˈsɛʃən, proʊˈsɛʃən'] the act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Synonyms

  • push
  • progress
  • advancement
  • forward motion
  • onward motion
  • leapfrog
  • march
  • plain sailing
  • easy going
  • movement
  • motion
  • clear sailing
  • move
  • life history
  • career
  • advance

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • criticize
  • stay in place

Etymology

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