scatter + -ation
scatteration (countable and uncountable, plural scatterations)
- A scattered arrangement.
2009 August 16, David Gates, “Sensimilia and Sensibility”, in New York Times:
- Maybe there are still readers who can be stirred by such stale fancies as that seedlike scatteration of stars — does anybody except a writer in search of a metaphor really see stars that way?