What is another word for evensong?

Pronunciation: [ˈiːvənsˌɒŋ] (IPA)

Evensong, also known as Vespers, is a religious service held in the late afternoon or evening. This sacred ritual involves chanting and singing hymns accompanied by organ music. Synonyms for evensong include Evening Prayer, Evening Worship, and Evening Service. It is a peaceful and contemplative time to reflect on the day and give thanks for blessings. The act of attending Evensong can be described as going to Vespers, Evening Church or even Evening Vespers. Regardless of the terminology, the essence of Evensong remains the same, and it continues to be a deeply spiritual experience for all those who attend.

What are the hypernyms for Evensong?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Evensong?

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Usage examples for Evensong

All this time Otterbourne had only one Sunday service, alternately matins or evensong, and the church bell was rung as soon as the clergyman could be espied riding down the lane.
"John Keble's Parishes"
Charlotte M Yonge
The sermon at evensong on that day was preached by Mr. Keble himself, in which he spoke of the end of all things; and said the best fate that could befall that new church was that it should be burnt at the Judgment Day.
"John Keble's Parishes"
Charlotte M Yonge
Great improvements had taken place in his time, and he was greatly beloved by his flock, from whom, for nearly forty years, he had never been absent for a single Sunday, and during all that time had given them the privilege of daily matins and evensong.
"John Keble's Parishes"
Charlotte M Yonge

Famous quotes with Evensong

  • Now we were the very good malchicks, smiling good evensong to one and all, though these wrinkled old lighters started to get all shook, their veiny old rookers all trembling round their glasses, and making the suds spill on the table. 'Leave us be, lads,' said one of them, her face all mappy with being a thousand years old, 'we’re only poor old women.'
    Anthony Burgess
  • Be the day never so long, Evermore at last they ring to evensong.
    John Heywood

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