Fruition vs Finally - What's the difference?

fruition | finally |


As a noun fruition

is the fulfillment of something worked for or fruition can be the condition of bearing fruit.

As an adverb finally is

at the end or conclusion; ultimately.

fruition

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • The fulfillment of something worked for.
  • The enjoyment derived from a possession.
  • Etymology 2

    Erroneously from (fruit) (though now standard usage)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The condition of bearing fruit.
  • finally

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
  • (sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
  • *
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  • (manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
  • Synonyms

    * at length * at last * endly

    Antonyms

    * (ultimately) initially