-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.

Improper laying down or breakdown of a myelin sheath of a nerve fiber, caused by abnormal myelin metabolism.
Painful or otherwise difficult coitus; especially, in males.
An abnormality of the skin or hair pigment (natural substance in plant or animal tissue that gives it its color).
1. In medicine, a referring to a condition caused by dystrophy or the progressive changes that may result from defective nutrition of a tissue or organ.
2. Relates to or is caused by faulty nutrition.
3. In ecology, with reference to a lake or pond, having too low an accumulation of dissolved nutrients to support abundant plant life.
4. Another description of a lake or pond that contains highly acid, brownish waters filled with undecayed plant materials, and eventually developing into a peat bog or marsh.
5. Refers to a lake with high humus material, sparse bottom fauna, and low dissolved oxygen.
1. Changes in bone causing it to become dense and hard like ivory.
2. The thinning or absence of articular cartilage, as occurs in degenerative joint disease; such that the subchondral bone is exposed and lines parts of the articular cavity.
3. The polished, burnished appearance taken on by exposed dentin; dentin eburnation.
eburnation of dentin
A condition observed in arrested dental caries wherein decalcified dentin is burnished and takes on a polished, often brown-stained appearance.
The conversion of certain substances into others which have the appearance or characteristics of ivory.
echolocation (s) (noun), echolocations (pl)
The action or process of economizing (force, material, etc.).
edification (s) (noun), edifications (pl)
Instruction or enlightenment, especially when it is morally or spiritually uplifting: There are some TV programs that provide intellectual learning and edification for those listeners who pay attention.
An enlightenment of intellectual contents.
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1. The imparting and acquiring of knowledge through teaching and learning; especially, at a school or similar institution.
2. The system of educating people in a community or society.
After all, what is education but a process by which a person begins to learn how to learn?
—Peter Ustinov, in Dear Me; 1977.
Unbridled license; unruliness.
effumation (s) (noun), effumations (pl)
The action of converting into fumes or vapor; an emitted vapor.
1. An abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion.
2. A sudden short exclamation; especially, a brief pious utterance or prayer.
3. A sudden act of expulsion or ejecting or suddenly throwing out a fluid from a duct; specifically, seminal fluid.