Vigil in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Vigil

period of keeping awake during normal sleeping hours, especially to keep watch or pray

Examples of Vigil in a sentence

Part of his nightly vigil was kneeling down at the foot of his bed in prayer.  🔊

The satanic priests gathered around their unholy alter for a midnight vigil.  🔊

After his morning vigil was interrupted, the rest of the day seemed to be full of nothing but trouble.  🔊

Though not part of his normal morning vigil, he was delighted to receive a free donut with his coffee.  🔊

In the Catholic faith, the Easter vigil is one of the most important services of the year.  🔊

Nothing went unnoticed under his watchful vigil.  🔊

As an act of repentance, he stayed awake all night and observed a special vigil.  🔊

The Christmas vigil, more commonly called Christmas Eve, often involves a family gathering.  🔊

Hoping to better their chances, the hunters observed a late night vigil, remaining awake until sunrise.  🔊

To finish his training, the solider had to observe an extended vigil as town guard.  🔊

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