What does cessation mean?

Definitions for cessationsɛˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cessation, surcease(noun)

    a stopping

    "a cessation of the thunder"


  1. cessation(Noun)

    A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.

    cessation of war, smoking cessation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cessation(noun)

    a ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cessation

    ses-ā′shun, n. a ceasing or stopping: a rest: a pause. [Fr.,—L. cessation-em. See Cease.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cessation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cessation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edwin H. Land:

    Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

  2. Vimal Gokani:

    Smoking cessation is very difficult, but so important.

  3. H Hahn Blavatsky:

    Meditation has been defined as the cessation of active eternal thought.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    The nature of the mission has not changed and the cessation of our combat role has not changed.

  5. Frank Lonegro:

    It may be that the path forward really does involve the cessation of service. We're all looking at that.

Images & Illustrations of cessation

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