adjective suffix

Definition of -ICAL

:  -ic <symmetrical> <geological> —sometimes differing from -ic in that adjectives formed with -ical have a wider or more transferred semantic range than corresponding adjectives in -ic

Origin of -ICAL

Middle English, from Late Latin -icalis (as in clericalis clerical, radicalis radical)
-ICAL Defined for Kids


adjective suffix \i-kəl\

Definition of -ICAL for Kids

:  -ic <symmetrical>


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