in a Sentence
Definition of Abbess
the female superior of a community of nuns
Examples of Abbess in a sentence
An Abbess is the female leader of a small community of nuns.
You have to be a nun for a certain amount of time before you can be an Abbess.
An Abbess is voted into office by secret votes of the community she would lead.
A woman of illegitimate birth, who is not a virgin, or is a widow cannot be an Abbess.
The sisters looked to their Abbess for encouragement.
WATCH our daily vocabulary videos and LEARN new words in a fun and exciting way!
*Get the Word of the Day!*
Most Searched Words (with Video)