Genuflection

Genuflection (or genuflexion), bending at least one knee to the ground, was from early times a gesture of deep respect for a superior. In 328 BC, Alexander the Great introduced into his court-etiquette some form of genuflection already in use in Persia. In the Byzantine Empire even senators were required to genuflect to the emperor. In medieval Eu...
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Genuflection

• (n.) The act of bending the knee, particularly in worship.
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genuflection

genuflexion noun the act of bending the knees in worship or reverence
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Genuflection

Gen`u·flec'tion noun [ French génuflexion , from Late Latin genuflexio , from Latin genu knee + flexio a bending, from flectere , flexum , to bend. See Knee , Flexible .] The act of bending the knee, particularly in worship. Bp. Stillingf...
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genuflection

genuflection, genuflexion 1. An act of bending the knee or touching it to the ground in reverence or worship. 2. An attitude; a gesture: involving, like prostration, a profession of dependence or helplessness, and therefore very naturally adopted for praying and for worship in general.
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genuflection

[n] - the act of bending the knees in worship or reverence
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