-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. A confused or jumbled mass
2. The act or process of agglutinating; adhesion of distinct parts: The agglutination of the porcelain figure didn't work because it fell apart again.
3. In linguistics, the formation of words from morphemes that retain their original forms and meanings with little change during the combination process: Agglutination can be exemplified by the words countlessness, ceaselessness, and colorless.
2. That which annoys or bothers a person: "More and more well educated and experienced people feel tha a career in politics simply is not worth all the aggravations."
2. A collection or a mass of distinct or varied things, people, etc.: The aggregates of stones under the water in the bed of the stream shimmered with many colors when the sun shined on it.
3. In biology, a number of organisms of the same, or different species, living closely together but less integrated than a society: In the tide pools by the ocean, the students from the local academy counted the various aggregates of different underwater sea creatures.
2. Emotional disturbance or excitement: Lynn was so upset and nervous and worried that she was in a state of agitation and could hardly be understood when she talked.
3. A marked increase in motor activity, generally associated with mental disturbance: There are many causes for agitation, especially including delirium and mania.
2. A reference to someone who discusses excitedly and earnestly: When Mr. Hathaway became extremely agitational when he talked to his wife about his sudden financial loses on the stock market.
3. Pertaining to anything that provokes, or stirs up, public discussion of a condition or situation: The agitational protests in front of the city hall were getting out of hand and causing much confusion among the people watching.
Dementia that is caused by alcoholic deterioration is an organic mental disorder characterized by a general loss of intellectual abilities involving the impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking; as well as, changes in personality.