Cessation meaning

sĕ-sāshən
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time.
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(formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
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The definition of a cessation is an ending.

An example of cessation is the final episode of a long running television show.

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A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing.

A cessation of hostilities.

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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