parasynthesis

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noun para·syn·the·sis \ˌpa-rə-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs\

Definition of parasynthesis

  1. :  the formation of words by adding a derivative ending and prefixing a particle (as in denationalize)

parasynthetic

play \-sin-ˈthe-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of parasynthesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1862


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