Cessation Definition

sĕ-sāshən
noun
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing.
A cessation of hostilities.
American Heritage
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time.
Webster's New World
The definition of a cessation is an ending.
An example of cessation is the final episode of a long running television show.
YourDictionary

(formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.

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Other Word Forms of Cessation

Noun

Singular:
cessation
Plural:
cessations

Origin of Cessation

  • Middle English cessacioun from Old French cessation from Latin cessātiō cessātiōn- from cessātus past participle of cessāre to stop cease

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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