plural -s
: the act or process of curling : the state of being curled : undulation
: a slight shrinking or spasmodic contraction
few men can look down from a great height without creepings and crispationsO. W. Holmes †1894

Word History


Latin crispatus + English -ion

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“Crispation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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