Meaning of ASCRIPTION in English

əˈskripshən also aˈ- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Late Latin ascription-, ascriptio, from Latin, written addition, from ascriptus (past participle of ascribere to ascribe, add in writing) + -ion, -io -ion

1. : the act of ascribing

the common ascription of special religiousness to the middle ages — G.C.Sellery

2. : a statement or declaration that ascribes

“most gracious”as an ascription applied to the king first appears in the litany in 1559 — F.H.A.Micklewright

specifically : a form of prayer ascribing praise to God spoken by a minister usually after the sermon

3. : the quality or state of being adscript

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