-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.

1. The action or process of exhaling, breathing forth or throwing off in the form of vapor; evaporation.
2. The action of emitting the breath; expiration; breathing out.
3. That which is exhaled; a mist, vapor, etc.; an emanation or effluvium, a scent.
exhortation (s) (noun), exhortations (pl)
A strong effort to influence other people with words or advice: "The politician was presenting exhortations to her fellow law makers to support the new tax proposal."

"The mother's exhortation to her son to quit making so much noise didn't have much influence on his behavior."

The act of exhuming that which has been buried; as, the exhumation of a body.
exoneration (s) (noun), exonerations (pl)
1. A condition of being relieved from blame or an obligation: "A judicial review of the evidence resulted in an exoneration of all charges for Hugo."
2. The act of vindicating or defending against criticism, censure, etc.
3. The act of discharging, unburdening, or freeing morally from a charge or imputation.
expatriation (s) (noun), expatriations (pl)
expectation (s) (noun), expectations (pl)
expectoration (s) (noun), expectorations (pl)
1. The process of coughing up and spitting out.
2. The act of spitting and forcefully expelling saliva.
3. A polysyllabic word for sputum or the act of bringing up and spitting out sputum.
expiation (ek" spee AY shuhn) (s) (noun), expiations (pl)
1. A penalty that a person pays for doing something bad: An expiation of $5,000 was required of  Jeffery to be transferred immediately to Lynn's bank account to pay for the damage that he caused her car when he accidentally drove into it.
2. The act of making amends or reparations for a wrongdoing: Because Tony drove his father’s car through muddy roads, an expiation was expected of him in the form of thoroughly washing the vehicle until it was clean again.
A penalty payment for doing something wrong.
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expiration (s) (noun), expirations (pl)
1. The end of a time during which an offer or an agreement is no longer in force: Two weeks after the expiration of the construction, Jim and his family were able to move into their new house.
2. The act of breathing out: "Sam's doctor had him go through the process of inhalation and expiration in order to check his breathing condition.