Origin of cessationClassical Latin cessatio from past participle of cessare, cease
The definition of a cessation is an ending.
An example of cessation is the final episode of a long running television show.
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing: a cessation of hostilities.
Origin of cessationMiddle English cessacioun from Old French cessation from Latin cessātiō cessātiōn- from cessātus past participle of cessāre to stop ; see cease .
- Its cessation greatly increased disaffection.
- Cessation of bleeding may take place from natural or from artificial means.
- His title of "the Good" is due perhaps less to his character than to the cessation of internal troubles in his reign.
- It is evident that if there is a long cessation of rain, there can be none to fill the reservoirs.
- After the cessation of hostilities, however, Buffalo, which had been incorporated as a village in 1813, was rapidly rebuilt.