affixion

noun
af·​fix·​ion | \ ə-ˈfik-shən, a- \
plural -s

Definition of affixion

: the act of affixing : the state of being affixed

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First Known Use of affixion

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affixion

Late Latin affixion-, affixio, from Latin affixus (past participle of affigere to fasten to) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Affixion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affixion. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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