Con`sum*ma"tion (?), n. [L. consummatio.]

The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated; completed; completion; perfection; termination; end (as of the world or of life).

"Tis a consummation Devoutly to be wished. Shak.

From its original to its consummation. Addison.

Quiet consummation have, And renownd be thy grave. Shak.

Consummation of marrige, completion of the connubial relation by actual cohabition.


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