cumulation

[ kyoo-myuh-ley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF cumulation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUMULATION

Inherited the feeling must be,—but through what cumulation of ancestral pain?

They depend for their consistency on repetition; there is no attempt at cumulation.

All this proves that what Hegel regarded as an evolution of the race is only a cumulation.

Cumulation, therefore, does not account for the effects noted in the other rabbit.

Swift tried to look indifferent at this cumulation of trust.

I conceive, then, that the cumulation of proof need go no further.

His was no greedy search for gold and no cumulation of investigations with the idea of benefiting only himself.

As the reading progressed, Bobby thrilled more and more at the cumulation of the interest.

In neither case was cumulation nor tolerance observed under the conditions of these experiments.

Distinct from them are the pieces that depend for their consistency on repetition and cumulation.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, noun of action from cumulate.

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