Definition of -ious in English:

-ious

Syllabification: -ious

suffix

  • (Forming adjectives) characterized by; full of: cautious vivacious

Origin

from French -ieux, from Latin -iosus.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody