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Flashcards in prefixes and suffixes Deck (10):
1

able/ible

able to be

2

er/or

a person who

3

ion/tion/ation/ition

state or quality/ action process of.

4

ous/ious/eous

full of/having the quality of

5

Ment

a product ( fragment), or means ( ornament).

6

tive/itive

(forming nouns of adjectival origin):

7

ative

An example of ative used as a suffix is in the word informative, which means relating to give information.

8

ness

A noun ending in 'ness' literally means the state of the original adjective.

9

ity

"condition or quality of being ______," from Middle English -ite, from Old French -ité and directly from Latin -itatem (nominative -itas),

10

ence

-ence. suffix. indicating an action, state, condition, or quality: benevolence, residence, patience.