consecution

[kon-si-kyoo-shuh n]

noun

succession; sequence.
logical sequence; chain of reasoning.

Nearby words

  1. conscriptee,
  2. conscription,
  3. conscriptionist,
  4. consecrate,
  5. consecration,
  6. consecutive,
  7. consecutive anophthalmia,
  8. consensual,
  9. consensus,
  10. consensus gentium

Origin of consecution

1525–35; < Latin consecūtiōn- (stem of consecūtiō), equivalent to con- con- + secūt(us), past participle of sequī to follow + -iōn- -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for consecution

consecution

noun

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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