Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of vouchsafing.
  • n. That which is vouchsafed; a gift or grant in condescension.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of vouchsafing, or that which is vouchsafed; a gift or grant in condescension.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of vouchsafing, or that which is vouchsafed; a gift or grant in condescension.

Etymologies

vouchsafe +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The soul may frequently be put beside the direct acts, and exercise of this duty; and yet that virtue and principle, which hath touched their hearts, and by gracious vouchsafement is seated there, may still habitually incline them the same way.

    The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.

  • Breaks forth into the admiration of that grace that is the spring of such a wonderful vouchsafement: Behold (see you, observe) what manner of love, or how great love, the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called, effectually called (he who calls things that are not makes them to be what they were not) the sons of God! The Father adopts all the children of the Son.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • _divine vouchsafement_ to enrol Numidicus in the number of the

    The Ancient Church Its History, Doctrine, Worship, and Constitution

  • St. Cyprian, writing to Pope Cornelius, says: "Let us be mutually mindful of each other, let us ever pray for each other, and if one of us shall, by the speediness of the Divine vouchsafement, depart hence first, let our love continue in the presence of the Lord, let not prayer for our brethren and sisters cease in the presence of the mercy of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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