(kr?-A"sh?n), n. [L. creatio: cf. F. cration. See Create.] 1. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.
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From the creation to the general doom.
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As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being; and this we call creation.
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2. That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature.
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We know that the whole creation groaneth.
Rom. viii. 22.
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A dagger of the mind, a false creation.
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Choice pictures and creations of curious art.
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3. The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.
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An Irish peer of recent creation.
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