Definition of Ablution
the act of washing or cleansing
Examples of Ablution in a sentence
Sylvia has a rare condition that makes her break out in a rash if she gets water on her skin, so her morning ablution consists of using cleansing cream and tissue.
Some religions require believers to perform an ablution before prayer so that they are clean and worthy in the presence of their God.
Although the injury wasn’t severe, the nurse brought in sterile water for the doctor to perform an ablution so that it would be less likely to become infected.
Once I have my cup of coffee and do my morning ablution, including brushing and flossing, I’m ready to start my day.
Because each daughter’s daily ablution seems to take forever, mornings in a house with four teenage girls and one bathroom are unbearable.
Jerry explained to his friends that his parents had taught him to perform an ablution before he ate a meal or snack, but it had nothing to do with religion.
In a ritual act of ablution before prayer, Rashad meditated while he washed his face, hands, upper forehead, and the tops of his feet.
Since the cast made it impossible for Denise to shower or bathe in a tub, the doctor instructed to carry out her ablution in the form of a sponge bath.
Dedicated practitioners of yoga swear by a bedtime ablution ritual to relax the body and encourage deeper sleep.
Since doctors are required to perform an ablution before they examine each patient, dry, chapped hands are an occupational hazard.
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