An Introduction to Benedictio
Benedictio (etymologically derives from Latin ‘bene,’ meaning “well” and ‘dico’ meaning “to speak”; literally “to speak well of”), is a figure which consists in the pronouncement of a blessing, or the act of blessing.
It is a sacred word often used in the religious sense of prayer and blessing. The term benedictio is of Latin, its English synonym is BenedictionOpens in new window. It also denotes any expression of good wishes.