AFFIXATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. With regard to language, the act of combining affixes with other words in order to develop forms of such words that exhibit more inflection or root origin. AFFIXATION: "Examples of affixations: un-tie, speak-ing, conceptual-ize." Related Psychology Terms NUMBER ZIPF'S LAW AMBIGUITY CREOLE COUNTERFACTUAL CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS JARGON SENSORY APROSODIA ANAPHORA RICH INTERPRETATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AFFIXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affixation/ (accessed February 18, 2020).