-ation etymology

English word -ation comes from Latin -atio ((Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.)

Detailed word origin of -ation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-atio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.

Words with the same origin as -ation

Descendants of -atio
abomination acclamation admiration coagulation declension declination generalization hospitalization hybridization liaise liaison materialization migrate migration miniaturization nationalization oration oratory pressurization proclamation prose reclamation simplification sterilization urbanization