14 letter words ending in ion

Abarticulation (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.

Abrenunciation (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.

Accrementition (n.) The process of generation by development of blastema, or fission of cells, in which the new formation is in all respect like the individual from which it proceeds.

Administration (n.) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction; management.

Administration (n.) The executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.

Administration (n.) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.

Administration (n.) The management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor.

Administration (n.) The management of an estate of a deceased person by an executor, the strictly corresponding term execution not being in use.

Aggrandization (n.) Aggrandizement.

Alcoholization (n.) The act of reducing a substance to a fine or impalpable powder.

Alcoholization (n.) The act rectifying spirit.

Alcoholization (n.) Saturation with alcohol; putting the animal system under the influence of alcoholic liquor.

Allegorization (n.) The act of turning into allegory, or of understanding in an allegorical sense.

Bituminization (n.) The process of bituminizing.

Calamistration (n.) The act or process of curling the hair.

Calorification (n.) Production of heat, esp. animal heat.

Capitalization (n.) The act or process of capitalizing.

Carbunculation (n.) The blasting of the young buds of trees or plants, by excessive heat or cold.

Castrametation (n.) The art or act of encamping; the making or laying out of a camp.

Centralization (n.) The act or process of centralizing, or the state of being centralized; the act or process of combining or reducing several parts into a whole; as, the centralization of power in the general government; the centralization of commerce in a city.

Circumflection (n.) See Circumflexion.

Circumgyration (n.) The act of turning, rolling, or whirling round.

Circumlocution (n.) The use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language; a periphrase.

Circumnutation (n.) The successive bowing or bending in different directions of the growing tip of the stems of many plants, especially seen in climbing plants.

Circumposition (n.) The act of placing in a circle, or round about, or the state of being so placed.

Circumrotation (n.) The act of rolling or revolving round, as a wheel; circumvolution; the state of being whirled round.

Circumspection (n.) Attention to all the facts and circumstances of a case; caution; watchfulness.

Circumvolation (n.) The act of flying round.

Circumvolution (n.) The act of rolling round; the state of being rolled.

Circumvolution (n.) A thing rolled round another.

Circumvolution (n.) A roundabout procedure; a circumlocution.

Classification (n.) The act of forming into a class or classes; a distibution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or affinities.

Coarticulation (n.) The union or articulation of bones to form a joint.

Commensuration (n.) The act of commensurating; the state of being commensurate.

Concorporation (n.) Union of things in one mass or body.

Concrimination (n.) A joint accusation.

Conduplication (n.) A doubling together or folding; a duplication.

Conglomeration (n.) The act or process of gathering into a mass; the state of being thus collected; collection; accumulation; that which is conglomerated; a mixed mass.

Conglutination (n.) A gluing together; a joining by means of some tenacious substance; junction; union.

Congratulation (n.) The act of congratulating; an expression of sympathetic pleasure.

Consarcination (n.) A patching together; patchwork.

Contemperation (n.) The act of tempering or moderating.

Contemperation (n.) Proportionate mixture or combination.

Contesseration (n.) An assemblage; a collection; harmonious union.

Contraposition (n.) A placing over against; opposite position.

Contraposition (n.) A so-called immediate inference which consists in denying the original subject of the contradictory predicate; e.g.: Every S is P; therefore, no Not-P is S.

Contrarotation (n.) Circular motion in a direction contrary to some other circular motion.

Cross-question (v. t.) To cross-examine; to subject to close questioning.

Demobilization (n.) The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing.

Demonetization (n.) The act of demonetizing, or the condition of being demonetized.

Demoralization (n.) The act of corrupting or subverting morals. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discip

Depolarization (n.) The act of depriving of polarity, or the result of such action; reduction to an unpolarized condition.

Desegmentation (n.) The loss or obliteration of division into segments; as, a desegmentation of the body.

Despecfication (n.) Discrimination.

Desulphuration (n.) The act or process of depriving of sulphur.

Dethronization (n.) Dethronement.

Diphthongation (n.) See Diphthongization.

Disaffirmation (n.) The act of disaffirming; negation; refutation.

Disaggregation (n.) The separation of an aggregate body into its component parts.

Disapprobation (n.) The act of disapproving; mental condemnation of what is judged wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; feeling of censure.

Discomposition (n.) Inconsistency; discordance.

Disconsolation (n.) Dejection; grief.

Discrimination (n.) The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.

Discrimination (n.) The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.

Discrimination (n.) The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.

Discrimination (n.) The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.

Discrimination (n.) That which discriminates; mark of distinction.

Disembarkation (n.) The act of disembarking.

Disforestation (n.) The act of clearing land of forests.

Disinclination (n.) The state of being disinc

Disintegration (n.) The process by which anything is disintegrated; the condition of anything which is disintegrated.

Disintegration (n.) The wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc.

Disoxygenation (n.) Deoxidation.

Distermination (n.) Separation by bounds.

Eburnification (n.) The conversion of certain substances into others which have the appearance or characteristics of ivory.

Electro-motion (n.) The motion of electricity or its passage from one metal to another in a voltaic circuit; mechanical action produced by means of electricity.

Enthronization (n.) The act of enthroning; hence, the admission of a bishop to his stall or throne in his cathedral.

Etherification (n.) The act or process of making ether; specifically, the process by which a large quantity of alcohol is transformed into ether by the agency of a small amount of sulphuric, or ethyl sulphuric, acid.

Evangelization (n.) The act of evangelizing; the state of being evangelized.

Exarticulation (n.) Luxation; the dislocation of a joint.

Exhereditation (n.) A disinheriting; disherison.

Fissigemmation (n.) A process of reproduction intermediate between fission and gemmation.

Flossification (n.) A flowering; florification.

Foreordination (n.) Previous ordination or appointment; predetermination; predestination.

Fraternization (n.) The act of fraternizing or uniting as brothers.

Fructification (n.) The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.

Fructification (n.) The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores.

Fructification (n.) The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.

Gelatification (n.) The formation of gelatin.

Gelatinization (n.) Same as Gelatination.

Generalization (n.) The act or process of generalizing; the act of bringing individuals or particulars under a genus or class; deduction of a general principle from particulars.

Generalization (n.) A general inference.

Generification (n.) The act or process of generalizing.

Grammatication (n.) A principle of grammar; a grammatical rule.

Grossification (n.) The act of making gross or thick, or the state of becoming so.

Grossification (n.) The swelling of the ovary of plants after fertilization. Henslow.

Heretification (n.) The act of hereticating or pronouncing heretical.

Hypersecretion (n.) Morbid or excessive secretion, as in catarrh.

Identification (n.) The act of identifying, or proving to be the same; also, the state of being identified.

Illegitimation (n.) The act of illegitimating; bastardizing.

Illegitimation (n.) The state of being illegitimate; illegitimacy.

Imperturbation (n.) Freedom from agitation of mind; calmness; quietude.

Imposthumation (n.) The act of forming an abscess; state of being inflamed; suppuration.

Imposthumation (n.) An abscess; an imposthume.

Inappreciation (n.) Want of appreciation.

Inapprehension (n.) Want of apprehension.

Inarticulation (n.) Inarticulateness.

Incapacitation (n.) The act of incapacitating or state of being incapacitated; incapacity; disqualification.

Incivilization (n.) The state of being uncivilized; want of civilization; barbarism.

Incontentation (n.) Discontent.

Incoordination (n.) Want of coordination; lack of harmonious adjustment or action.

Indefatigation (n.) Indefatigableness; unweariedness.

Indoctrination (n.) The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated; instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or system of belief; information.

Inorganization (n.) The state of being without organization.

Insatisfaction (n.) Insufficiency; emptiness.

Insatisfaction (n.) Dissatisfaction.

Interbastation (n.) Patchwork.

Intercommunion (n.) Mutual communion; as, an intercommunion of deities.



Intermediation (n.) The act of coming between; intervention; interposition.

Intermigration (n.) Reciprocal migration; interchange of dwelling place by migration.

Intermodillion (n.) The space between two modillions.

Interpellation (n.) The act of interpelling or interrupting; interruption.

Interpellation (n.) The act of interposing or interceding; intercession.

Interpellation (n.) An act of interpellating, or of demanding of an officer an explanation of his action; imperative or peremptory questioning; a point raised in a debate.

Interpellation (n.) A official summons or citation.

Interpretation (n.) The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.

Interpretation (n.) The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.

Interpretation (n.) The power or explaining.

Interpretation (n.) An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.

Interpretation (n.) The act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.

Interspiration (n.) Spiritual inspiration at separate times, or at intervals.

Inthronization (n.) Enthronement.

Introreception (n.) The act of admitting into or within.

Irregeneration (n.) An unregenerate state.

Lady's cushion () An herb growing in dense tufts; the thrift (Armeria vulgaris).

Lapidification (n.) The act or process of lapidifying; fossilization; petrifaction.

Liberalization (n.) The act of liberalizing.

Literalization (n.) The act of literalizing; reduction to a literal meaning.

Macadamization (n.) The process or act of macadamizing.

Malobservation (n.) Erroneous observation.

Mineralization (n.) The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant.

Mineralization (n.) The act of impregnating with a mineral, as water.

Mineralization (n.) The conversion of a cell wall into a material of a stony nature.

Misacceptation (n.) Wrong acceptation; understanding in a wrong sense.

Misapplication (n.) A wrong application.

Miscollocation (n.) Wrong collocation.

Miscomputation (n.) Erroneous computation; false reckoning.

Misdisposition (n.) Erroneous disposal or application.

Misexplanation (n.) An erroneous explanation.

Misexplication (n.) Wrong explication.

Misimagination (n.) Wrong imagination; delusion.

Misinformation (n.) Untrue or incorrect information.

Misinstruction (n.) Wrong or improper instruction.

Mistranslation (n.) Wrong translation.

Multiplication (n.) The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.

Multiplication (n.) The process of repeating, or adding to itself, any given number or quantity a certain number of times; commonly, the process of ascertaining by a briefer computation the result of such repeated additions; also, the rule by which the operation is performed; -- the reverse of division.

Multiplication (n.) An increase above the normal number of parts, especially of petals; augmentation.

Multiplication (n.) The art of increasing gold or silver by magic, -- attributed formerly to the alchemists.

Naturalization (n.) The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen; also, the state of being naturalized.

Necessitattion (n.) The act of making necessary, or the state of being made necessary; compulsion.

Neutralization (n.) The act or process of neutralizing, or the state of being neutralized.

Neutralization (n.) The act or process by which an acid and a base are combined in such proportions that the resulting compound is neutral. See Neutral, a., 4.

Noctambulation (n.) Somnambulism; walking in sleep.

Nonexportation (n.) A failure of exportation; a not exporting of commodities.

Nonimportation (n.) Want or failure of importation; a not importing of commodities.

Nonpreparation (n.) Neglect or failure to prepare; want of preparation.

Obstetrication (n.) The act of assisting as a midwife; delivery.

Obstupefaction (n.) See Stupefaction.

Overproduction (n.) Excessive production; supply beyond the demand.

Overproportion (v. t.) To make of too great proportion.

Pasteurization (n.) A process devised by Pasteur for preventing or checking fermentation in fluids, such as wines, milk, etc., by exposure to a temperature of 140! F., thus destroying the vitality of the contained germs or ferments.

Perterebration (n.) The act of boring through.

Pervestigation (n.) Thorough investigation.

Philosophation (n.) Philosophical speculation and discussion.

Polymerization (n.) The act or process of changing to a polymeric form; the condition resulting from such change.

Popularization (n.) The act of making popular, or of introducing among the people.

Porphyrization (n.) The act of porphyrizing, or the state of being porphyrized.

Precogita/tion (n.) Previous cogitation.


Predestination (n.) The act of predestinating.

Predestination (n.) The purpose of Good from eternity respecting all events; especially, the preordination of men to everlasting happiness or misery. See Calvinism.

Predisposition (n.) The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; -- applied to the mind; as, a predisposition to anger.

Predisposition (n.) Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; -- applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease.

Preexamination (n.) Previous examination.

Preexpectation (n.) Previous expectation.

Prefecundation (n.) A term collectively applied to the changes or conditions preceding fecundation, especially to the changes which the ovum undergoes before fecundation.

Premonstration (n.) A showing beforehand; foreshowing.

Preponderation (n.) The act or state of preponderating; preponderance; as, a preponderation of reasons.

Presupposition (n.) The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption.

Presupposition (n.) That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or surmise.

Quantification (n.) Modification by a reference to quantity; the introduction of the element of quantity.

Recalcitration (n.) A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.

Recapitulation (n.) The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.

Recolonization (n.) A second or renewed colonization.

Recommendation (n.) The act of recommending.

Recommendation (n.) That which recommends, or commends to favor; anything procuring, or tending to procure, a favorable reception, or to secure acceptance and adoption; as, he brought excellent recommendations.

Recommendation (n.) The state of being recommended; esteem.

Recompensation (n.) Recompense.

Recompensation (n.) Used to denote a case where a set-off pleaded by the defendant is met by a set-off pleaded by the plaintiff.

Reconciliation (n.) The act of reconciling, or the state of being reconciled; reconcilenment; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship.

Reconciliation (n.) Reduction to congruence or consistency; removal of inconsistency; harmony.

Recondensation (n.) The act or process of recondensing.

Reconsecration (n.) Renewed consecration.

Reconstruction (n.) The act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed.

Reconstruction (n.) The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of reestablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War.

Redintegration (n.) Restoration to a whole or sound state; renewal; renovation.

Redintegration (n.) Restoration of a mixed body or matter to its former nature and state.

Redintegration (n.) The law that objects which have been previously combined as part of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another; -- adopted by many philosophers to explain the phenomena of the association of ideas.

Rehabilitation (n.) The act of rehabilitating, or the state of being rehabilitated.

Reillumination (n.) The act or process of enlightening again.

Remodification (n.) The act of remodifying; the state of being remodified.

Remonetization (n.) The act of remonetizing.

Renidification (n.) The act of rebuilding a nest.

Reorganization (n.) The act of reorganizing; a reorganized existence; as, reorganization of the troops.

Representation (n.) The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.

Representation (n.) That which represents.

Representation (n.) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like.

Representation (n.) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.

Representation (n.) A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.

Representation (n.) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress.

Representation (n.) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.

Representation (n.) The state of being represented.

Repristination (n.) Restoration to an original state; renewal of purity.

Retrogradation (n.) The act of retrograding, or moving backward.

Retrogradation (n.) The state of being retrograde; dec

Revivification (n.) Renewal of life; restoration of life; the act of recalling, or the state of being recalled, to life.

Revivification (n.) The reduction of a metal from a state of combination to its metallic state.

Sanctification (n.) The act of sanctifying or making holy; the state of being sanctified or made holy;

Sanctification (n.) the act of God's grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin and the world, and exalted to a supreme love to God; also, the state of being thus purified or sanctified.

Sanctification (n.) The act of consecrating, or of setting apart for a sacred purpose; consecration.

Sanguification (n.) The production of blood; the conversion of the products of digestion into blood; hematosis.

Saponification (n.) The act, process, or result, of soap making; conversion into soap; specifically (Chem.), the decomposition of fats and other ethereal salts by alkalies; as, the saponification of ethyl acetate.

Schilerization (n.) The act or process of producing schiller in a mineral mass.

Sea pincushion () A sea purse.

Sea pincushion () A pentagonal starfish.

Secularization (n.) The act of rendering secular, or the state of being rendered secular; conversion from regular or monastic to secular; conversion from religious to lay or secular possession and uses; as, the secularization of church property.

Self-assertion (n.) The act of asserting one's self, or one's own rights or claims; the quality of being self-asserting.

Self-communion (n.) Communion with one's self; thoughts about one's self.

Self-deception (n.) Self-deceit.

Self-evolution (n.) Evolution of one's self; development by inherent quality or power.

Seminification (n.) Propagation from seed.

Sensualization (n.) The act of sensualizing, or the state of being sensualized.

Silicatization (n.) Silicification.

Silicification (n.) Thae act or process of combining or impregnating with silicon or silica; the state of being so combined or impregnated; as, the silicification of wood.

Simplification (n.) The act of simplifying.

Solidification (n.) Act of solidifying, or state of being solidified.

Somnambulation (n.) The act of walking in sleep.

Sophistication (n.) The act of sophisticating; adulteration; as, the sophistication of drugs.

Specialization (n.) The act of specializing, or the state of being spezialized.

Specialization (n.) The setting apart of a particular organ for the performance of a particular function.

Stigmatization (n.) The act of stigmatizing.

Stigmatization (n.) The production of stigmata upon the body. See Stigma, 8.

Stratification (n.) The act or process of laying in strata, or the state of being laid in the form of strata, or layers.

Stratification (n.) The deposition of material in successive layers in the growth of a cell wall, thus giving rise to a stratified appearance.

Stultification (n.) The act of stultifying, or the state of being stultified.

Subalternation (n.) The state of being subalternate; succession of turns; subordination.

Subinfeudation (n.) The granting of lands by inferior lords to their dependents, to be held by themselves by feudal tenure.

Subinfeudation (n.) Subordinate tenancy; undertenancy.

Substantiation (n.) The act of substantiating or proving; evidence; proof.

Superannuation (n.) The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or business; the state of being disqualified by old age; decrepitude.

Supererogation (n.) The act of supererogating; performance of more than duty or necessity requires.

Superfoetation (n.) Superfetation.

Superfoliation (n.) Excess of foliation.

Superinduction (n.) The act of superinducing, or the state of being superinduced.

Superinjection (n.) An injection succeeding another.

Superlucration (n.) Excessive or extraordinary gain.

Superpurgation (n.) Excessive purgation.

Superscription (n.) The act of superscribing.

Superscription (n.) That which is written or engraved on the surface, outside, or above something else; specifically, an address on a letter, envelope, or the like.

Superscription (n.) That part of a prescription which contains the Latin word recipe (Take) or the sign /.

Superstruction (n.) The act of superstructing, or building upon.

Superstruction (n.) That which id superstructed, or built upon some foundation; an edifice; a superstructure.

Tabularization (n.) The act of tabularizing, or the state of being tabularized; formation into tables; tabulation.

Tatterdemalion (n.) A ragged fellow; a ragamuffin.

Tergiversation (n.) The act of tergiversating; a shifting; shift; subterfuge; evasion.

Tergiversation (n.) Fickleness of conduct; inconstancy; change.

Testamentation (n.) The act or power of giving by testament, or will.

Transanimation (n.) The conveyance of a soul from one body to another.

Transformation (n.) The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition.

Transformation (n.) Change of one from of material into another, as in assimilation; metabolism; metamorphosis.

Transformation (n.) The imagined possible or actual change of one metal into another; transmutation.

Transformation (n.) A change in disposition, heart, character, or the like; conversion.

Transformation (n.) The change, as of an equation or quantity, into another form without altering the value.

Transfretation (n.) The act of passing over a strait or narrow sea.

Transmigration (n.) The act of passing from one country to another; migration.

Transmigration (n.) The passing of the soul at death into another mortal body; metempsychosis.

Transportation (n.) The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.

Transportation (n.) Transport; ecstasy.

Trifluctuation (n.) A concurrence of three waves.

Uncircumcision (n.) The absence or want of circumcision.

Uncircumcision (n.) People not circumcised; the Gentiles.

Uncivilization (n.) The state of being uncivilized; savagery or barbarism.

Undervaluation (n.) The act of undervaluing; a rate or value not equal to the real worth.

Unintermission (n.) Want or failure of intermission.

Unregeneration (n.) Unregeneracy.

Unsatisfaction (n.) Dissatisfaction.

Uterogestation (n.) Gestation in the womb from conception to birth; pregnancy.

Ventrilocution (n.) Ventriloquism.

Vitilitigation (n.) Cavilous litigation; cavillation.

Vitriolization (n.) The act of vitriolizing, or the state of being vitriolized; vitriolation.

Volatilization (n.) The act or process of volatilizing, or rendering volatile; the state of being volatilized.

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