[kon-si-kyoo-shuh n]


succession; sequence.
logical sequence; chain of reasoning.

Origin of consecution

1525–35; < Latin consecūtiōn- (stem of consecūtiō), equivalent to con- con- + secūt(us), past participle of sequī to follow + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a sequence or succession of events or things
a logical sequence of deductions; inference

Word Origin for consecution

C16: from Latin consecūtiō, from consequī to follow up, pursue
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