from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Full persuasion or confidence; perfect conviction or certitude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Fullness; full persuasion.

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  • noun Fullness, especially of conviction or persuasion; the state of being fully persuaded


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  • It is hope raised into confidence, and confidence, as it were, screwed up to a kind of plerophory; when a man is so confident of his future happiness, that nothing seems wanting but an actual possession.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VI. 1634-1716 1823

  • So I am now to deliver one more brief oration, which will infallibly secure me the plerophory of the jury and exalt my head to the skies as

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. F. Anstey 1895

  • They hinder our spiritual edification and growth in faith and plerophory, and make us stumble instead of going forward.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) George Gillespie 1630

  • If it do so much as to make him halt, or weaken his plerophory or full assurance; or, 4.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) George Gillespie 1630

  • The third rule is the rule of purity, which respecteth our peace and plerophory of conscience, without which anything is unclean to us, though it be clean and lawful in its own nature: Rom xiv.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) George Gillespie 1630

  • I was confronted with the official ultimatum and _sine quâ non_, and have subsequently learnt that the cause of this self-denying ordinance is due to the uncontrollable enthusiasm of British Public for works of art, which leads them to signify approbation by puncturing innumerable orifices by dint of sticks or umbrellas in the process of pointing out tit-bits of painting, and on account of the detrimental influence on the marketable value of pictures thus distinguished by the plerophory of the _Vox Populi_.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. F. Anstey 1895


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  • The bishops convene a consistory

    To prove their opinions error-free

    And silence the talk

    Of an aberrant flock

    Disturbing their placid plerophory.

    June 23, 2015