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Pronunciation:  `kânsu'meyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of bringing to completion or fruition
  2. [n]  the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse

CONSUMMATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: climax, coming, completion, fruition, fulfillment, fulfilment, orgasm, realisation, realization, sexual climax



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`sum*ma"tion\, n. [L. consummatio.]
The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated;
completed; completion; perfection; termination; end (as of
the world or of life).

      ``Tis a consummation Devoutly to be wished. --Shak.

      From its original to its consummation.   --Addison.

      Quiet consummation have, And renown['e]d be thy grave.

{Consummation of marrige}, completion of the connubial
   relation by actual cohabition.

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