from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing: a cessation of hostilities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final; a stop.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ceasing; a stop; a rest; discontinuance of motion or action of any kind, whether temporary or final.
- n. An armistice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a stopping
The term cessation or stoppage itself indicates that what is stopped does not cease of its own accord but through exertion.
That state of having been purified is called cessation, which is the third noble truth.
The update, along with reactions, on the Starlog website says the cessation is 'temporary' but without an ETA for a return to print.
AA LB Brandon Spikes was concerned in an eye gouging incident which led HC Herban Meyer to announce which this was a teaching moment for his team, as good as he followed which up with a unbending chastisement for Spikes of a cessation from a Vandy diversion for a 1st half.
Smoking cessation is one of the most common risk factors for weight gain and there is little doubt that in some people food activates exactly the same hedonic pathways as does nicotine and other drugs - this is why for some people, food is very much an addiction.
The Sanskrit word for cessation is nirodha, and in Tibetan, it is gokpa, which in verb form means “to stop” or “to prevent.”
The idea of cessation is not so much being calmed down as suddenly being stopped.
But often a pause so gained lengthened out until it evolved into a complete cessation from the attack.
Now the Harper government which was “not aware” of the prisoner detainee transfer cessation, is aware again.
Eating out has been identified as a strong risk factor for weight gain, while smoking cessation is well-known to be associated with weight gain.