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 ?
A feeling which I cannot describe--an indefinite sense of some catastrophe, or consummation --impelled me to make my way into this part of the house, where I discovered what you see.
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.
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.
I did feel, sometimes, for a little while, that I could have wished my wife had been my counsellor; had had more character and purpose, to sustain me and improve me by; had been endowed with power to fill up the void which somewhere seemed to be about me; but I felt as if this were an unearthly consummation of my happiness, that never had been meant to be, and never could have been.
The disenchantment of Dulcinea will attain its due consummation.
Had he known what further the boy contemplated he would doubtless have entirely abandoned his own scheme of revenge and aided the boy whole heartedly in the consummation of the lad's, which would have been better for Paulvitch, could he have but read the future but a few short hours ahead.
Now I suddenly realised vividly the hideous idea--revolting as a spider--of vice, which, without love, grossly and shamelessly begins with that in which true love finds its consummation.
I smile because there appears to me to be about as much inclination for the consummation of the engagement in question as there is for my own.
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.
The dead don't sigh, and for all practical purposes I was that, except for the final consummation, the growing cold, the rigor mortis - that blessed state
Rose might shrink at first from the plain-spokenness of the situation, but this phase would soon pass and then the fact that she knew he was not hiding his love for her even from his wife would make it far easier to press his suit and possibly to bring it to a swift consummation.