Synonyms for Crucifixion:

n.

electric chair, death row, execute, death sentence, capital punishment, the death penalty, the chair, behead, death warrant, martyrdom. eden, commandment, cardinal sin, the Fall, canonical, the Creation, the Cross, canon law, creationism, the crucifixion. crucifixion (noun)
excruciation.
death by being nailed to a cross (noun)
torture, martyrdom, execution.
killing (noun)
execution.
punishment (noun)
forfeiture, fine, penalty, correction, punishment, castigation, revenge, chastisement, verdict, retribution, anguish, imprisonment, confinement, incarceration, agony, judgment, affliction, burden, torture, sentence, reprisal, price, payment, distress, discipline, execution, persecution.

Other synonyms:

capital punishment, electric chair, the death penalty, behead, death row. Other relevant words:
behead, excruciation, eden, execute, creationism, martyrdom, canonical, commandment, capital punishment.

Usage examples for crucifixion

  1. The crucifixion of Christ on the cross, has caused Christians to reverence it, and the sign of the cross to be regarded as a holy sign. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  2. When He said to Peter, " Follow thou Me," which was His interpretation of the commission He had just before given to Peter, and a crucifixion which ensued upon a crowning in the case of the disciple as of the Master, the whole sequence of His Church through the centuries was in His mind and expressed in His voice. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  3. The only way to explain Gethsemane is to approach it from the purely human point of view, as we have already done with the causes which led up to the crucifixion – The New Theology by R. J. Campbell