petitioning

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

petitioning

  1. present participle of petition

Noun[edit]

petitioning ‎(plural petitionings)

  1. The act of making a petition or appeal.
    • Herman Melville, Pierre
      They would have turned her forth, I think, but for my own poor petitionings, unceasing in her behalf.