Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of uniting or the state of being united; union: as, “real union or adunation,” Boyle, Scept. Chym. (1680), p. 94.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A uniting; union.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of uniting; union.

Etymologies

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Latin adunatio; ad + unus one.

Examples

  • “I must therefore beg leave,” resumed Solomon, “to decline this adunation.”

    Lovers and Friends; or, Modern Attachments

  • Yea, it is most affecting to see the struggles of so great a mind to preserve its inborn fealty to the reason under the servitude to an accepted article of belief, which was, alas! confounded with the high obligations of faith; -- faith the co-adunation of the finite individual will with the universal reason, by the submission of the former to the latter.

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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  • A uniting; a union. (from WordCraft)

    May 20, 2008