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ecce is the Latin word maning behold. It occurs in the following phrases:

  • Ecce Homo (disambiguation), Behold the man, used by Pontius Pilate to introduce Jesus
  • Ecce Ancilla Domini, Behold the handmaiden of the Lord painting by Rossetti
  • Ecce Cor Meum, Behold My Hear, album by Paul McCartney
  • Ecce sacerdos magnus, Behold the great priest, in Catholic liturgy

ECCE as an acronym may also refer to:

  • Extensible Computational Chemistry Environment, a computer program providing a user interface for various actions
  • The Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English, an English language examination developed by CaMLA (a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan)
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Usage examples of "ecce".

Ecce Homo chapel not long since, they still left one centesimo and a waistcoat button on the floor.

They say: this is man, ecce homo, here is the weary, greedy, wild, childlike, and sophisticated man of our late age, dying European man who wants to die, overstrung by every longing, sick from every vice, enraptured by knowledge of his doom, ready for any kind of progress, ripe for any kind of retrogression, submitting to fate and pain like the drug addict to his poison, lonely, hollowed-out, age-old, at once Faust and Karamazov, beast and sage, wholly exposed, wholly without ambition, wholly naked, filled with childish dread of death and filled with weary readiness to die.

Ecce Homo because I was sure that Animalculist Preformation was correct.

Finding that Tabachetti returned to Varallo about 1610, I was able to understand two or three figures in the Ecce Homo chapel which I had long thought must be by Tabachetti, but had not ventured to ascribe to him, inasmuch as I believed him to have finally left Varallo some twenty years before the Ecce Homo chapel was made.

They say: this is man, ecce homo, here is the weary, greedy, wild, childlike, and sophisticated man of our late age, dying European man who wants to die, overstrung by every longing, sick from every vice, enraptured by knowledge of his doom, ready for any kind of progress, ripe for any kind of retrogression, submitting to fate and pain like the drug addict to his poison, lonely, hollowed-out, age-old, at once Faust and Karamazov, beast and sage, wholly exposed, wholly without ambition, wholly naked, filled with childish dread of death and filled .

Peter had sent word by Mary that I should hide, stay away from the Ecce Homo, Pilate's judgment seat, and from Golgotha, where the execution was to be.

The Archbishop, his arms raised to heaven, lighted by a last ray which penetrated the casements of the nave, stood out upon a dark background, where one could scarcely distinguish a pedestal without a statue, on which were written these two words of the Passion of Christ: ECCE HOMO!

Whisper that can be heard ev'rywhere in the great Residence, ev'ry skin seems immediate to ev'ry other, into the morning, Scribes carry ink-pots and quills and quill-sharpeners, in and out of Cells of many sizes, whose austerities are ever compromis'd by concessions to the Rococo, boys in pointed hoods go mutely up and down with buckets of water and kindling, cooks already have begun to quarrel over details of the noon meal, in his rooftop Bureau, an Astronomer finishes his Night's reductions, writes down his last entries, and seeks his Mat, Vigil-keepers meanwhile arise, and limp down to the ingenious College Coffee Machine, whose self-igniting Roaster has, hours earlier, come on by means of a French Clockwork Device which, the beans having been roasted for the desir'd time, then controls their Transfer to a certain Engine, where they are mill'd to a coarse Powder, discharg'd into an infusing chamber, combin'd with water heated exactly, Ecce Coffea!