Tag: ation meaning

English, Etymology, -Ation

Etymology From Middle English -acioun, -acion, from Old French acion, -ation, from Latin -ātiō, an alternative form of -tiō (whence -tion), from Proto-Italic *-tjō, an n-stem extension of Proto-Indo-European *-tis. Suffix -ation An action or process ‎sediment + ‎-ation → ‎sedimentation The result of an action or process accumulation A state or quality exhilaration