- the act of cumulating; accumulation.
- a heap; mass.
Origin of cumulation
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Examples from the Web for cumulation
Inherited the feeling must be,—but through what cumulation of ancestral pain?Exotics and Retrospectives
They depend for their consistency on repetition; there is no attempt at cumulation.Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes
All this proves that what Hegel regarded as an evolution of the race is only a cumulation.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism
Cumulation, therefore, does not account for the effects noted in the other rabbit.The Toxicity of Caffein
Swift tried to look indifferent at this cumulation of trust.A Republic Without a President and Other Stories
Word Origin and History for cumulation
1610s, noun of action from cumulate.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper