Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A term applied to the manner of performing some ceremonies in the form of prayer. The form of absolution in the Greek church is deprecative, thus expressed
May God absolve you; whereas in the Latin church it is declarative
I absolve you.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Deprecatory'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/d/deprecatory.html. 1802.