reconsecration love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A renewed consecration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Renewed consecration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of reconsecrating; a second or subsequent consecration.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When the Maccabees reconsecrated the ancient Temple (Chanukah means "reconsecration") they emptied it of all images -- in this case, the Hellenistic statues celebrating the "gods," who personified familiar human virtues -- warriors for justice, masters of the natural world, protecting fathers, fecund mothers.

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  • When the Maccabees reconsecrated the ancient Temple (Chanukah means "reconsecration") they emptied it of all images -- in this case, the Hellenistic statues celebrating the "gods," who personified familiar human virtues -- warriors for justice, masters of the natural world, protecting fathers, fecund mothers.

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  • There would have to be ceremonies of reconsecration to make all pure again, and that could not be done until truth was out and justice vindicated.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Whatever the reason he is silent, history will judge the President harshly for his failure unless he decides to act now and help inaugurate a reconsecration of the time-honored American values of thrift, saving, hard work, family, and high moral character.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Let's Talk About Values, Obama

  • This morning, church members will begin what they call a rededication and reconsecration.

    CNN Transcript Aug 3, 2008

  • Next hour, church members will begin what they call a rededication and reconsecration.

    CNN Transcript Aug 3, 2008

  • Instead of taking them from the service for the visitation of the sick, the most logical source, he had borrowed most of the language from a prayer for the reconsecration of churches and objects inside churches.

    Incubus

  • Much has been lost on account of this extraordinary transmutation and reconsecration, whose loss we can never cease to deplore; but we must not forget at the same time that much has been conserved which would otherwise have wasted away under the slow ravages of time, been consigned to the lime-kiln, or disappeared in obscure and ignoble use.

    Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood

  • In such legends may be recognised the propagation of Hinduism by the Rajput adventurers and the reconsecration of the aboriginal shrines to its deities.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • And so the Ebenezer of the soul becomes both a thanksgiving and a reconsecration.

    My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

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