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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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