consummation


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con·sum·ma·tion

 (kŏn′sə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
2. An ultimate goal or end.

con•sum•ma•tion

(ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of consummating.
2. the state of being consummated.
3. end; goal.
[1350–1400; << Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consummation - the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action
2.consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
fruition, realisation, realization - something that is made real or concrete; "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"
orgasm, sexual climax, climax, coming - the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
fulfillment, fulfilment - the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action

consummation

noun completion, end, achievement, perfection, realization, fulfilment, culmination We look forward to the consummation of this transaction.

consummation

noun
Translations
إتمام، إنجاز، كَمال
dokonalostdokončenídovršení
fuldbyrdelse
beteljesítés
fullkomnun
tamamlama

consummation

[ˌkɒnsʌˈmeɪʃən] Nconsumación f

consummation

[ˌkɒnsəˈmeɪʃən] n [marriage, relationship] → consommation f

consummation

n
(of marriage)Vollzug m
(fig, = peak) → Höhepunkt m; (= fulfilment)Erfüllung f

consummation

[ˌkɒnsəˈmeɪʃn] n (of marriage) → consumazione f

consummate

(ˈkonsəmeit) verb
to complete or fulfil.
(-mət) adjective
complete; perfect.
ˌconsumˈmation noun

consummation

n. consumación.
References in classic literature ?
And now Mr Jones, having seen his good offices to that poor woman and her family brought to a happy conclusion, began to apply himself to his own concerns; but here, lest many of my readers should censure his folly for thus troubling himself with the affairs of others, and lest some few should think he acted more disinterestedly than indeed he did, we think proper to assure our reader, that he was so far from being unconcerned in this matter, that he had indeed a very considerable interest in bringing it to that final consummation.
It is the story of a life which reaches its consummation in attaining to a second ingenuousness or in returning to childhood.
Except for the final consummation, the old order had passed away, and the final consummation was nearer than I dreamed.
This unhappy man had made the very principle of his life to consist in the pursuit and systematic exercise revenge; and when, by its completest triumph consummation that evil principle was left with no further material to support it -- when, in short, there was no more Devil's work on earth for him to do, it only remained for the unhumanised mortal to betake himself whither his master would find him tasks enough, and pay him his wages duly.
Well, my eyes WERE sealed, it appeared, at present-- a consummation for which it seemed blasphemous not to thank God.
I would specially refer such as doubt the sustaining influence of ancestral faith upon character and will to the eleventh and nineteenth chapters, in which are contained the opening and consummation of the Tellurionical Records extending over nine years.
Miss La Creevy, who was a member of the little council, ventured to insinuate some doubts relative to the probability of Miss Nickleby's arriving at this happy consummation in the compass of an ordinary lifetime; but the good lady set that question entirely at rest, by informing them that she had a presentiment on the subject--a species of second-sight with which she had been in the habit of clenching every argument with the deceased Mr Nickleby, and, in nine cases and three-quarters out of every ten, determining it the wrong way.
He had sold Tom under the spur of a driving necessity, to get out of the power of a man whom he dreaded,--and his first feeling, after the consummation of the bargain, had been that of relief.
In men's clubs such celebrations were, though expiring, less uncommon; but either the natural shyness of the softer sex, or a sarcastic attitude on the part of male relatives, had denuded such women's clubs as remained (if any other did) or this their glory and consummation.
All that had so far saved the Chinaman from death was the fact that the two savages were each so anxious to secure his head for the verandah rafters of his own particular long-house that they interfered with one another in the consummation of their common desire.
You may be devoting your powers to the consummation of vengeance against those who have treated you ill.
He was a man of action, and he wanted her, Dede Mason, the woman; he wanted her to love him and to be loved by him; and he wanted all this glorious consummation then and there.