-ation, -ization (-iz[e] + -ation); -isation (British spelling variation)
(Greek > Latin: a suffix; action, act, process, state, or condition; or result of doing something)
Although there are over 1,450 word entries ending with -ation or -ization listed in this unit, there are certainly many more which exist in the English language. At any rate, this unit provides a significant number of -ation and -ization examples for you to see.
2. Thoughtful observation or study.
3. Meditation on spiritual matters; especially, as a form of devotion.
4. Intention or expectation: "They sought further information in contemplation of which college, or university, to attend."
2. A dispute where there is strong disagreement.
3. The controversy, debate, strife, or dispute that takes place between people; such as, with politicians.
The continuation of the trial was scheduled for two weeks after the judge ordered a continuance for health reasons.
Sometimes X-rays in pregnancy are relatively contraindicated, because of concern for the developing fetus; unless the X-rays are absolutely necessary.
2. The arranging, or calling together, of a formal meeting: A convocation was decided upon so that the heads of the language departments could decide about the use of the funds which were appropriated to them from the state.
3. Etymology: from Latin convocationem, from convocare, "to call together"; from com-, "together" + vocare, "to call"; from vox, "voice".
2. Etymology: from Latin coordinationem, from Latin coordinare, "to set in order, to arrange"; from com-. "together" + ordinatio, "arrangement".
2. The ceremony of installing a new monarch.
2. A large company, or group of companies, which are authorized to act individually: Ralph worked for a group of corporations that are involved in the sales of cell phones for communications that people can use at their homes and where ever they go away from their residences.
2. An instance of a spark or a small ray of fire: After trying for so long to get their campfire started, Tom and Jerry suddenly saw a flicker of light or coruscation appearing among the sticks on the ground.
3. A subjective sensation of flashing lights or glittering in front of the eyes: After the car accident, Jill seemed to be affected with coruscation because she could only see glowing or scintillating lights when she looked around.
4. A striking display of brilliance or wit: Jack's coruscation was certainly impressive when he was able to say exactly who composed which piece of music just by listening to a few measures of any harmonic composition!