Origin of consummation
Related Wordscompletion, culmination, end, perfection, realization, wrap, payoff, cleanup, mop-up, wrap-up
Examples from the Web for consummation
The demonstrations and riots in Ferguson, to a certain extent, are the consummation of the marriage between rage and love.How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List
August 23, 2014
And yet the odds—not to mention the overwhelming political power of these two corporate behemoths—strongly favor a consummation.Is the Media Mega-Merger of TWC and Comcast a Match Made In Hell?
March 6, 2014
Moreover, killing bin Laden gave him the consummation he most devoutly wished, namely a fast-track to paradise.Bin Laden Should Have Been Captured, Not Killed
May 3, 2011
Many, indeed, affirmed that the process was already near its consummation.The Man of Adamant
The Veaseys had always meant to plaster, but that consummation was still afar.Tiverton Tales
God was the will that commanded that "consummation devoutly to be wished."Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
He coached and trained her against the consummation of his plan.
The first step in the consummation of our plan was to be rid of him.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
Word Origin and History for consummation
late 14c., "completion," from Latin consummationem (nominative consummatio), from consummat-, past participle stem of consummare "to sum up, finish," from com- "together" (see com-) + summa "sum, total," from summus "highest" (see sum). Sense of "completion of a marriage (by sexual intercourse)" is c.1530.