decession

n.

c.1600, from Latin decessionem, noun of action from past participle stem of decedere "to go down, depart" (see decease (n.)).


Nearby words

  1. deceptively,
  2. decerebrate,
  3. decerebration,
  4. decern,
  5. decertify,
  6. dechlorinate,
  7. decholesterolization,
  8. deci-,
  9. deciare,
  10. decibar

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