Consecution definition

kŏnsĭ-kyo͝oshən
A sequence or succession.
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(logic) The relation of consequent to antecedent; deduction.
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Logical sequence; chain of reasoning.
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Sequence; succession.
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(archaic) A following, or sequel; actual or logical dependence.
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(archaic) Sequence.
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(logic) The relation of consequent to antecedent.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
consecution
Plural:
consecutions

Origin of consecution

  • Middle English consecucioun attainment from Latin cōnsecūtiō cōnsecūtiōn- orderly sequence from cōnsecūtus past participle of cōnsequī to follow closely consequent

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

  • Middle English consecucioun (“attainment”), from Latin consecutio (“effect, proper sequence, attainment”), from past participle of consequor (“to follow, result, reach”)

    From Wiktionary