Definition of genuflection:
compliance (part of speech: noun)
- servility (part of speech: noun)
This exorcism was, as he had told her, more powerful than that which the Christian exorcists used, and the symbol of exorcism was not unlike the sign of the Cross, to which was added genuflection of Assyrian origin.- "The World For Sale, Volume 2.", Gilbert Parker.
- "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- "The Red Symbol", John Ironside.