31 terms

Commonly Used Suffixes

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-able
can be done
-ible
can be done
-age
a collection or condition
-ance
state or condition
-ence
state or condition
-ant
promoting
-ent
promoting
-ation
action or process
-ion
action or process
-tion
action or process
-ition
action or process
-ed
past tense verbs
-er
one who
-or
one who
-er
comparative
-es
more than one
-s
more than one
-est
comparative
-ful
full of
-ician
one who practices
-ist
one who practices
-ing
verb form/present participle
-ive
a tendency towards
-ize
to become
-less
without
-ly
characteristic of
-ment
action or process
-ness
state of, condition of
-ous
possessing the qualities of
-eous
possessing the qualities of
-ious
possessing the qualities of