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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound adjective termination occurring in adjectives associated with nouns in -ition, as expeditious, etc. See -ition, -tious.
  • A compound suffix in adjectives of Latin origin, as in adscriptitious, adventitious, commentitious, oonductitious, factitious, fictitious, supposititious, etc., or formed on the Latin type, as abstractions, adscititious, excrementitious, etc.


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