crucifiction vs crucifixion :

crucifiction or crucifixion

One might suppose that this common misspelling was a product of skepticism were it not for the fact that it most often occurs in the writings of believers. The word should make clear that Jesus was affixed to the cross, not imply that his killing is regarded as a fiction.

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  • n  the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross
  • n  the death of Jesus by crucifixion
  • n  the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering