-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.

macular degeneration (s) (noun), macular degenerations (pl)
The decline or change of the central area of the retina of the eye, a part that is important in the visualization of fine details: Macular degeneration is the leading cause of visual impairment in people over the age of 50, and it can lead to the loss of the central vision, making it difficult to read or to do fine work; such as, threading a needle.

Usually macular degeneration doesn't cause blindness because only the central area of vision is affected.

Injury that causes macula degeneration usually decreases the ability to see straight ahead clearly and sometimes it makes it difficult to read, to drive, or to perform other daily activities that require good central vision.

Macular degeneration normally affects both eyes, either simultaneously or one eye then the other one later.

magnification (s) (noun), magnifications (pl)
1. The apparent enlargement of an object as seen through a lens, objective, etc.: The magnification of an image formed by an optical instrument can be perceived in greater size by the eyes.
2. The amplification or enlargement of an idea, event, etc.: Jack's article for his newspaper included magnifications of the many inconsistencies presented by President Trump during his time in office.
Increase; enlargement.
The action of making soft or supple.
malassimilation (s) (noun), malassimilations (pl)
In medicine, the imperfect absorption of nutriments into the body system: Karen's doctor indicated that her loss of weight and weakness was a result of malassimilation and efforts were being made to find a medical solution.
malformation (s) (noun), malformations (pl)
Faulty structure of parts; especially, of a living body: Sam was born with a malformation that resulted in his right foot being twisted in such a way that it pointed inwardly.
malinterdigitation (s) noun), malinterdigitations (pl)
A dental condition in which the upper and lower teeth are not properly lined up when biting or chewing: The orthodontist fitted Judy with a brace to help her overcome the malinterdigitation or misalignment of her teeth.
1. Convulsive movements of the hands, as if in the act of hammering.
2. A form of tic, in which the hands twitch in a hammering motion against the thighs.
3. Metal which has been wrought, or shaped, with a hammer; also, marked or dented as with a hammer.
malrotation (s) (noun), malrotations (pl)
A faulty or an abnormal turning of a part of the body: The obstetrician determined the fetus needed uterine surgery to correct the malrotation in its digestive tract.
malversation (s) (noun), malversations (pl)
Misconduct or bad behavior in public office or corruption in an administration: A malversation may include any of a number of misdeeds, whether criminal or merely unethical: such as, bribery, mishandling of funds, embezzlement, extortion, etc.

The possibilities of malversations can take place in many situations, both privately and publicly.

Fraudulent tricks or misbehavior.
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Evil conduct or corruption and etortion.
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manation (s) (noun), manations (pl)
The act or process of sending or floating out.
manifestation (s) (noun), manifestations (pl)
1. An act of showing or demonstrating something: In Bram Stocker’s novel, Dracula is the manifestation of a completely evil, villainous, and ghastly character.

Eve's voluntary work with the homeless people were a manifestation of her compassionate nature.

2. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something: A high fever can be an early manifestation of certain diseases.
3. An occurrence in which a ghost or spirit of a dead person appears: Some people had the feeling that there were ghostly manifestations in the graveyard when they walked by it late at night.
manipulation (muh nip" yuh LAY shuhn) (s) (noun), manipulations (pl)
1. Skillful or artful control or operation: The manipulation of the dials on the TV set produced much better pictures.
2. A shrewd or a devious process to control someone or something in a clever and usually unfair or selfish way to one's personal advantage: Shirley makes shameful manipulations of her parents in order to get what she desires.
mastication (s) (noun), mastications (pl)
1. The process of chewing food in preparation for swallowing and digestion.
2. The act or operation of chewing solid food, breaking it into small pieces, and mixing it with saliva; thus preparing it for deglutition (swallowing), and so making it easier to digest in the stomach.