American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The formation of words by a combination of compounding and adding an affix, as in downhearted, formed from down plus heart plus -ed, not down plus hearted.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The princple of formation of parasyntheta; combined composition and derivation.
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