Word of the Day: Litany

Today’s word of the day is litany. The word litany is a noun with two slightly similar meanings. The first meaning is that it is a series of prayers to God used in church services. Having a series of prayers to God makes sense, as he is omnipotent.

Related: Word of the Day: Omnipotent

The word litany can also be a long and boring list of complaints and reasons and things of that nature. People who are fastidious might create a list like that for those around them!

Related: Word of the Day: Fastidious

Use it in a sentence!


The church service began with a litany and then moved on to praise and worship.





But where did it come from?


The word litany is of Greek origin. It comes from the word “litaneia”, which means prayer.



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