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Dictionary Information: Definition Cessation
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The Cessation of Discrimination
The Cessation of Introspection
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The Cessation of Discrimination of Knowledge of Reality
The Cessation of Discrimination of Knowledge of Ultimate Reality
The Cessation of Discrimination of Knowledge of the Absolute
The Cessation of the Self

  Cessation (Ces*sa"tion) (?), n.
[F. cessation, L. cessatio, fr. cessare. See Cease.]

A ceasing of discontinuance, as of action, whether termporary or final; a stop; as, a cessation of the war. "The temporary cessation of the papal iniquities." Motley. "The day was yearly observed for a festival by cessation from labor." Sir J. Hayward.

-- Cessation of arms (Mil.), an armistice, or truce, agreed to by the commanders of armies, to give time for a capitulation, or for other purposes.

Synonyms -- Stop; rest; stay; pause; discontinuance; intermission; interval; respite; interruption; recess; remission.

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