exhortation

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From Old French exhortacion, from Latin exhortātiōnem, accusative singular of exhortātiō (encouraging; exhortation), from exhortor (encourage, exhort), from ex (out of, from) + hortor (encourage).

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exhortation (plural exhortations)

  1. The act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.
  2. Language intended to incite and encourage; advice; counsel; admonition.

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