Meaning of litany
Pronunciation: (lit'n-ē), [key]
— pl. -nies.
- a ceremonial or liturgical form of prayer consisting of a series of invocations or supplications with responses that are the same for a number in succession.
- the supplication in this form in the Book of Common Prayer.
- a recitation or recital that resembles a litany.
- a prolonged or tedious account: We heard the whole litany of their complaints.
- litany (Thesaurus)