Definition of Consummation

1. Noun. The completion of marriage by sexual intercourse.

Generic synonyms: Closing, Completion, Culmination, Mop Up, Windup
Derivative terms: Consummate

2. Noun. The act of bringing to completion or fruition.

Definition of Consummation

1. n. The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated; completion; perfection; termination; end (as of the world or of life).

Definition of Consummation

1. Noun. The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated; the state of being completed; completion. ¹

2. Noun. The first act of sexual intercourse in a relationship, particularly the first such act following marriage. ¹

3. Noun. The achievement of perfection. ¹

4. Noun. Termination; the end (as of the world or of life). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consummation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Consummation

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1. System of Christian Doctrine by Carl Immanuel Nitzsch (1849)
"INDIVIDUAL consummation. The Christian's hope of bliss cannot be extinguished by any delay, or by aught that is incomprehensible in the universal ..."

2. History of the United Netherlands, from the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1900)
"THE UNITED NETHERLANDS CHAPTER XXXIV Mission of the states to Henry to prevent the consummation of peace with Spain—Proposal of Henry to elevate Prince ..."

3. The Life of John Randolph of Roanoke by Hugh A. Garland (1851)
"THE consummation. ANDREW JACKSON was elected by State-rights men. ... to its final and full consummation. The Bank was omnipotent; the principle of ..."

4. Nichiren, the Buddhist Prophet by Masaharu Anesaki (1916)
"Now Nichiren interpreted the " consummation and Perpetuation " in a totally different manner. The inspiration he derived from these narratives was a spirit ..."

5. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1890)
"A compact between the crown and the estates,— a national act,- the consummation of the work of union,— attempted to conceal the real nature of the ..."

6. Lectures on the History of Literature by Thomas Carlyle (1892)
"Friday, June 8th THIRD PERIOD— Continued consummation OF SCEPTICISM ... To-day we shall delineate the consummation of scepticism. It is very strange to look ..."

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