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English noun: crucifixion

1. crucifixion (act) the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross


Broader (hypernym)capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution

2. Crucifixion (event) the death of Jesus by crucifixion


Instance hypernymdeath, decease, expiry

3. crucifixion (act) the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering


Synonymsexcruciation


Broader (hypernym)torture, torturing









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