Associations to the word «Crucifixion»

Wiktionary

CRUCIFIXION, noun. An execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross and left to hang there until dead.
CRUCIFIXION, noun. (absolute use, often capitalized: The Crucifixion) The death on the Cross of Christ.
CRUCIFIXION, noun. (figuratively) An ordeal, terrible, especially malicious treatment imposed upon someone.

Dictionary definition

CRUCIFIXION, noun. The act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross.
CRUCIFIXION, noun. The death of Jesus by crucifixion.
CRUCIFIXION, noun. The infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering.

Wise words

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