Word of the Day: Fruition

fru-i-tion / fro͞o-ĭsh-ən
1. fulfillment, realization
The pain of discipline is short, but the glory of the fruition is eternal. 
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811 – 1896
2. the enjoyment derived from realization or attainment
Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you. 
Millicent Carey McIntosh, 1898 – 2001
3. the state of bearing fruit
Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else. 
Mark Twain, 1835 – 1910