consecution

noun con·se·cu·tion \ ˌkän(t)-si-ˈkyü-shən \

Definition of consecution

Examples of consecution in a Sentence

  1. a consecution of schoolboy misdeeds, juvenile offenses, and misdemeanors that eventually led to a life as a career criminal

Origin and Etymology of consecution

Latin consecution-, consecutio, from consequi to follow along — more at consequent



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