20 Examples of Suffixes, Definition and Examples

20 Examples of Suffixes, Definition and Examples

Suffixes, Definition and Examples in English




A suffix is ​​a letter added to the end of a word to create a new word or to change the function of the original word.  It can also be a group of letters. In other words, a suffix is ​​put at the end of a word to change its meaning. For Detailed Suffixes List;

Here are 20 Examples of Suffixes and Examples;

1. Suffix -acy

Democracy, accuracy, lunacy

 

2. Suffix – al

Remedial, denial, trial, criminal

 

3. Suffix -ance

Nuisance, ambience, tolerance

 

4. Suffix -dom

Freedom, stardom, boredom

 

5. Suffix -er, -or

Reader, creator, interpreter, inventor, collaborator, teacher




 

6. Suffix -ism

Judaism, scepticism, escapism

 

7. Suffix -ist

Geologist, protagonist, sexist, scientist, theorist, communist

 

8. Suffix -ity, -ty

Extremity, validity, enormity

 

9. Suffix -ment

Enchantment, argument

 

10. Suffix -ness

Heaviness, highness, sickness

 

11. Suffix -ship

Friendship, hardship, internship

 

12. Suffix -ate

Mediate, collaborate, create

 

13. Suffix -en

Sharpen, strengthen, loosen

 

14. Suffix -ify, -fy

Justify, simplify, magnify, satisfy

 

15. Suffix -ise, -ize

Publicise, synthesise, hypnotise

 

16. Suffix -able, ible 

Edible, fallible, incredible, audible

 

17. Suffix -al

Fiscal, thermal, herbal, colonial

 




18. Suffix -esque

Picturesque, burlesque, grotesque

 

19. Suffix -ful

Handful, playful, hopeful, skilful

 

20. Suffix -ic, -ical

Psychological, hypocritical, methodical, nonsensical, musical


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