Intercessional



[in-ter-sesh-uh n] /ˌɪn tərˈsɛʃ ən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of .
2.
an interposing or pleading on behalf of another person.
3.
a prayer to God on behalf of another.
4.
Roman History. the interposing of a veto, as by a tribune.
/ˌɪntəˈsɛʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of interceding
2.
the act of interceding or offering petitionary prayer to God on behalf of others
3.
such petitionary prayer
4.
(Roman history) the interposing of a veto by a tribune or other magistrate
n.

early 15c., “act of interceding,” from Latin intercessionem (nominative intercessio) “a going between,” noun of action from past participle stem of intercedere (see intercede). The modern sense was not in classical Latin.

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