[ UK /sɛsˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌsɛˈseɪʃən/ ]
  1. a stopping
    a cessation of the thunder
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How To Use cessation In A Sentence

  • But it would mean the divorcement of credit from the money mechanism, the cessation of the use of credit instruments as media of exchange.
  • In addition, depressed individuals are less successful in their efforts to stop smoking and more prone to depression following smoking cessation.
  • Until the cessation of bulk exports of port in 1997, crusted port was bottled in the UK.
  • Sleep returned, and health, with cessation of all the morbid symptoms, the result of overwork and night work, for he used at Cheyne Walk to begin painting in the afternoon, and, lighting a huge gasalier on a standard near his easel, keep at his drawing far into the night, sleeping late the next day. The Autobiography of a Journalist
  • That state of having been purified is called cessation, which is the third noble truth. Becoming Enlightened
  • This applies to the association or correlation he sought to establish between the theolog - ical stage and militarism, between metaphysical modes of thought and “defensive” warfare and between the growth of positive science and the phase of industrial - ism and the cessation of war. Dictionary of the History of Ideas
  • Cessation of sexual activity was often due to the attitude and the ability of the male to perform sexually.
  • But when the matter which fills the stomach can be regarded neither as an aliment, that is, as proper to be assimilated, nor as a tonic stimulating the nerves, the cessation of hunger is probably owing only to the secretion of the gastric juice. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • The cessation of violence could and should have been used for the launch of a new, creative and realistic peace process. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nor was it truly noise, because if it were noise, then it could cease, and that cessation of sound would be silence.
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