Definition of Cessation

1. Noun. A stopping. "A cessation of the thunder"

Exact synonyms: Surcease
Specialized synonyms: Legal Separation, Separation
Generic synonyms: Halt, Stop
Derivative terms: Cease



Definition of Cessation

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

Definition of Cessation

1. Noun. (formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cessation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cessation

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Literary usage of Cessation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Smokeless Tobacco cessation Introduction Of the estimated six million people ... To date, there are few published studies of smokeless tobacco cessation. ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Under the assumptions that 14% of the smokers participating in a smoking cessation program would quit and that the intervention would have 60% relative ..."

3. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1906)
"Although such termination of war through simple cessation of hostilities is ... Since in the case of termination of war tinn^T* through simple cessation of ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"THE TRANCE OF cessation i.—Translated from the Samyutta-Nikaya (xli. ... What is the trance of cessation? It is the stoppage of all mentality by a gradual ..."

5. The Writings of James Madison: Comprising His Public Papers and His Private by James Madison, Gaillard Hunt (1900)
"Letters recd from Gen' Carleton & Admiral Digby inclosing British proclamation ' of cessation of arms & also letters from Doc' Franklin & Mr. Adams ..."

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