Definition of parasynthesis
: the formation of words by adding a derivative ending and prefixing a particle (as in denationalize)
parasyntheticplay \ˌper-ə-sin-ˈthe-tik, ˌpa-rə-\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of parasynthesis
First Known Use: 1862See Words from the same year
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