AFFIXATION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AFFIXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affixation/ (accessed September 26, 2020).
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