Origin of culmination
Examples from the Web for culmination
There are so many factors at play, but in the end, the culmination of them resulted in your death.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The decision to cease operations at the multi-site church is the culmination of a tumultuous year.Megachurch Mars Hill To close Doors: What Does the Future Hold Now?|Warren Throckmorton|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is the big enchilada, and the culmination of the alleged death spiral.
His apparent suicide was likely the culmination of a brutal daily battle with severe depression that he shared with millions.
I think the Jack in the Box incident was probably the [culmination] of that discussion.
Boutroux says that the Germans themselves regard the war as the culmination of their philosophy.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
The wrong to woman passed so silently by, reached its culmination in the destruction of young boys.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
There is no growth in character, no gradual moving of64 events to a culmination, no clear picture even of the central figure.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
Alps and Andes have passed beyond the culmination of their dramatic stage.The Alps|Martin Conway
Among all the forces of the universe, the power of the soul, the culmination of them all, is apt to be lost sight of.Christianity and Modern Thought|Various
British Dictionary definitions for culmination
Word Origin and History for culmination
1630s, from French culmination, noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin culminare (see culminate). Originally a term in astronomy/astrology; figurative use is from 1650s.