Share this entry

Share this page

-acious

Syllabification: -acious

Definition of -acious in English:

suffix

(Forming adjectives) inclined to; having as a capacity: audacious capacious

Origin

from the Latin ending -ax, -acis (especially forming adjectives from verbal stems) + -ous.

Definition of -acious in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…