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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”).
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
exhortation (plural exhortations)
- The act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.
- Language intended to incite and encourage; advice; counsel; admonition.
- See also Wikisaurus:advice
Act or practice of exhorting