-ic

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1-ic

adjective suffix

: having the character or form of

: of or relating to

: coming from or containing

Full Definition of -IC

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:  having the character or form of :  being <panoramic> :  consisting of <runic>
2
a :  of or relating to <aldermanic>
b :  related to, derived from, or containing <alcoholic>
3
:  in the manner of :  like that of :  characteristic of <Byronic>
4
:  associated or dealing with <Vedic> :  utilizing <electronic>
5
:  characterized by :  exhibiting <nostalgic> :  affected with <allergic>
6
:  caused by <amoebic>
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:  tending to produce <analgesic>
8
:  having a valence relatively higher than in compounds or ions named with an adjective ending in -ous <ferric iron>

Origin of -IC

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French -ic, -ique, from Latin -icus — more at -y

2-ic

noun suffix

: someone belonging to or connected with

: someone affected by

Full Definition of -IC

:  one having the character or nature of :  one belonging to or associated with :  one exhibiting or affected by :  one that produces

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