Incession In*ces"sion, n. [L. incedere, incessum, to walk.] Motion on foot; progress in walking. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The incession or local motion of animals. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • incession — ə̇nˈseshən noun Etymology: Late Latin incession , incessio pace, gait, from Latin incessus (past participle of incedere to go along, move forward, from in in (II) + cedere to go, proceed) + ion , io ion more at cede archaic : movement onward or… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • circumincession — /serr keuhm in sesh euhn/, n. Theol. the reciprocal existence in one another of the three persons of the Trinity. Also, circuminsession. [1635 45; < ML circumincession (s. of circumcessio), equiv. to L circum CIRCUM + ML incession < L incess(us)… …   Universalium