Definition of -itous in English:

-itous

Syllabification: -itous

suffix

  • Forming adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -ity (such as calamitous corresponding to calamity).

Origin

from French -iteux, from Latin -itosus.

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