What is another word for ablution?

490 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɐblˈuːʃən], [ ɐblˈuːʃən], [ ɐ_b_l_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n]

The term 'ablution' is typically used to refer to the act of washing oneself, especially before engaging in prayer or religious rituals. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this act, including 'purification', 'cleansing', 'ritual washing', and 'ablutionary'. Other synonymous words for ablution include 'washing', 'bathing', 'showering', and 'hygiene'. The choice of synonym often depends on the cultural or religious context in which the act is being performed, as well as the specific circumstances surrounding the cleansing process. Utilizing such synonyms adds color and texture to spoken and written language.

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Usage examples for Ablution

Latrines and ablution places were kept scrupulously clean.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France"
Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Their neglect of any sort of ablution is a marked feature of their habits, while their intellectual capacity is placed, by people who have taken considerable trouble to inform themselves upon the subject, at as low a gauge as possible in human beings.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
A Parisian sceptic might incline to ascribe a portion of their cures to cold-bathing and ablution; but, at Andelys, no one ever thought of diminishing the veneration, inspired by the Christian queen of the founder of the monarchy.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
Dawson Turner

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