Definitions of sanctification

  1. a religious ceremony in which something is made holy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of making holy; state of being made holy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Act of sanctifying: state of being sanctified. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Spiritual perfection; holiness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Act or process of sanctifying; sanctified state; consecration. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. The act of making holy; the work of God's grace, by which men are gradually purified from sin; the state of being purified or sanctified. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for sanctification

  1. The Puritan churches held that sanctification by the will was evidence of justification. – The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees by Mary Caroline Crawford
  2. You cannot reverse the awful law of your sanctification – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte