Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

A beginning; origin.

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Usage examples "origination":

  1. The question is of recent date, not even coeval with the modern anti- slavery enterprise; and the practice, at the origination of this enterprise, that of separate action. - "A Visit To The United States In 1841", Joseph Sturge.
  2. Many others have influence upon the details of my actions, but no one has so much influence as thou on the origination of fundamental ideas, and of those principles which are the rule of conduct. - "Self Help", Samuel Smiles.
  3. A man sets himself to some great cause, not his own, and he sees that in order to bless humanity, either by the proclamation of some truth, or by the origination of some great movement, or in some other way, if he is to carry out his purpose, he must give his life. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.