Antonyms for conclusion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuhn-kloo-zhuhn
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈklu ʒən

Definition of conclusion

Origin :
  • late 14c., "deduction or conclusion reached by reasoning," from Old French conclusion "conclusion, result, outcome," from Latin conclusionem (nominative conclusio), noun of action from past participle stem of concludere (see conclude). Also, from late 14c. "the end" (usually of speech or writing), "closing passages of a speech or writing."
  • noun end
  • noun judgment, decision
Example sentences :
  • Let me acknowledge that there was much need of self-persuasion to arrive at this conclusion.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • The banquet drew to its conclusion, and the guests departed.
  • Extract from : « The Christmas Banquet (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • I came to the conclusion that I was entirely wrong in my course.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • Nor was there in this her conclusion anything of chagrin, or pettish self-humiliation.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • His quick wits jump to the conclusion that Iago, "this honest creature!"
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • What warning is contained in the Conclusion of the Commandments?
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • He tried to remember how he had come to the conclusion that was alone in his rested mind.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Since I've been studying him and watching him, I have come to the conclusion that he is much older than I am.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Her face was so distressed that Linda's nimble brain flew to a conclusion.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • At last the negotiations with the Mamunds began to reach a conclusion.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill

Synonyms for conclusion

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