- n. The process of adding a suffix to a word.
- n. formation of a word by means of a suffix
“I find this a nice counter-example to any claim that English suffixation is obligatorily logical.”
“Obviously there is great variation in how useful, innovative, illogical, lazy, funny, awkward, redundant, etc. these coinages are, but the underlying act (word formation through - y suffixation) has a long and illustrious history.”
“And what about the Umbrian suffixation is non-Indo-European anyway?”
“This latest group is merely a rebranding (or further classification) of people devoted to the sole purpose of defeating that guy who rightfully won a Democratic presidential election; a loose confederacy of street level strategists who are experts in the fields of clotheslining, kneecapping, smokescreening and all-out denying (also earning the honorary suffixation "ingers").”
“I wouldn’t call - y suffixation gaga, but it has become very faddish.”
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