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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: A prayer.
ETYMOLOGY:Via French from Latin oration (speech, prayer), from orare (to speak, pray), from os (mouth).
USAGE:"David Carlin's brilliant title, Our Father Who Wasn't There, mingles orison and lament. It is the apparent opening of a prayer for an absent or lost father."
A Son Searches for the Father Who Wasn't There; The Canberra Times (Australia); Feb 6, 2010.
See more usage examples of orison in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. -Oscar Wilde, writer (1854-1900)