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  1. cru·ci·fix·ion
    IPA[ˌkro͞osəˈfikSHən]
  2. n. noun

    • 1. the execution of a person by nailing or binding them to a cross.

    • 2. the killing of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

    • 3. an artistic representation or musical composition based on the Crucifixion.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: crucifixion, plural noun: crucifixions

    • noun

      an ancient form of execution in which a person was nailed or bound to a cross.

      the killing of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

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