What is another word for supplicant?

160 synonyms found


[ sˈʌplɪkənt], [ sˈʌplɪkənt], [ s_ˈʌ_p_l_ɪ_k_ə_n_t]

A supplicant is a person who begs or pleads for something, often in a humble or desperate manner. Some synonyms for supplicant include petitioner, piteous, beggar, solicitor, and entreat. Petitioner is often used in a more formal context, such as legal proceedings or government requests. Piteous emphasizes the pitiful or heartfelt nature of the supplicant's request. Beggar and solicitor both have a connotation of asking for financial assistance. Entreat emphasizes the act of begging or pleading with urgency and sincerity. Other synonyms for supplicant include beseecher, pleader, suitor, and seeker. Regardless of the word chosen, a supplicant is someone who is in a position of need or desperation, reaching out for help from others.

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What are the opposite words for supplicant?

The word "supplicant" refers to someone who is begging for something, pleading with someone for help or forgiveness. The antonyms for this word include self-sufficient, independent, authoritative, autonomous, and confidant. Someone who is described as self-sufficient does not need to beg or plead for anything, as they are able to take care of themselves. An authoritative person is someone who has power over others, and does not need to beg or plead for anything. An autonomous person is someone who is self-governing and doesn't require help from others. And a confidant person is someone who is trusted, thus they don't need to plead for anyone's help.

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Usage examples for Supplicant

The linden, with foliage withered by the autumn blasts, was more like the same tree in the spring when the birds were singing in its boughs, than yonder absorbed supplicant resembled the bold Heinz of a few days ago.
"In The Fire Of The Forge, Volume 5."
Georg Ebers
The supplicant calls upon one having purchased the rite.
"The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians"
Clark Wissler
"You cannot be admitted, honest woman," said Balcanquhail, scanning the supplicant with something of a contemptuous expression of face.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX"
Alexander Leighton

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