Synonyms
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1. simony

noun. ['ˈsaɪməni'] traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments.

Synonyms

  • traffic

Etymology

  • simonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • simonia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Simony

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

How do you pronounce simony?

Pronounce simony as ˈsaɪməni.

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Sentences with simony


1. Noun, singular or mass
Until the 11th century, church officials were appointed not by the pope but by kings who took bribes, a practice known as simony.

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