AFFIXATION By N., Sam M.S. - 35 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 LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development READABILITY RESEARCH LEARNING ADDS CHILD PSYCHIATRY BOUND MORPHEME SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) INHIBITION DEMONOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AFFIXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affixation/ (accessed July 1, 2022).