Definition of -hood in English:

-hood

Syllabification: -hood

suffix

  • Forming nouns:
  • 1Denoting a condition or quality: falsehood womanhood
  • 2Denoting a collection or group: brotherhood

Origin

Old English -hād, originally an independent noun meaning 'person, condition, quality'.

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