An oiling, or greasing. The rite of extreme unction consists in touching with oil consecrated by a bishop several parts of the body of one engaged in dying. Marbury relates that after the rite had been administered to a certain wicked English nobleman it was discovered that the oil had not been properly consecrated and no other could be obtained. When informed of this the sick man said in anger: "Then I'll be damned if I die!" "My son," said the priest, "this is what we fear."
The act of anointing, smearing, or rubbing with an unguent, oil, or ointment, especially for medical purposes, or as a symbol of consecration; as, mercurial unction.
That which is used for anointing; an unguent; an ointment; hence, anything soothing or lenitive.
Divine or sanctifying grace.
That quality in language, address, or the like, which excites emotion; especially, strong devotion; religious fervor and tenderness; sometimes, a simulated, factitious, or unnatural fervor.
Annointing one with oil as a religious-magical rite performed to endow the object or person with supernatural power, grace, or sacredness.
semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
the sacrament of absolution of sins performed by a priest for a person who is sick or at the point of death, sometimes called "extreme unction"; can also be used more generally for any rite which entails anointing with oil for religious purposes
The sacramental annointing of the sick for physical and spiritual healing.
the anointing of the sick with holy oils accompanied by prayer
Anointing of the sick with blessed oil, for the healing of body and soul. The gift of healing is bestowed by the Holy Spirit through the anointing, together with the prayers of the Unction service. See article "Healing," at James 5; James 5:14, 15; 1 John 2:20.) See also SACRAMENT.
The Sacrament which provides spiritual healing for bodily ills and prepares those critically ill for the better life in Heaven. This Sacrament includes anointment with oil. UNIATE GREEK CATHOLICS - Those once Orthodox who later acknowledged the authority of the Pope. In Church Services they follow the Greek rite but adhere to the Roman dogmas. UNFROCK - Depriving a Priest or Bishop of his Orders for a grave offence.
the Sacrament of Anointing, usually for the sick or dying.