Noun Accension Definition and Examples


Noun:

Accension

Pronunciation:

/əkˈsɛnʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

The action of catching fire or setting something on fire; the state of being on fire; combustion; ignition; Medicine fermentation producing heat, heating or overheating of the blood or other ‘humour’.
    ((n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.)


    Origin:
    Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Browne (1605–1682), physician and author. From post-classical Latin accension-, accensio action of kindling (Vetus Latina), sexual arousal, illumination of the mind, (in medical context) inflammation from classical Latin accens-, past participial stem of accendere + -iō.

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