Definition of -ious

: -ous edacious

History and Etymology for -ious

Middle English, partly from Anglo-French -ious, from Latin -iosus, from -i-, penultimate vowel of some noun stems + -osus -ous; partly from Latin -ius, adjective suffix

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“-ious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ious. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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: -ous capacious

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