20 Examples of Suffixes, Definition and Examples
What are suffixes?
The letters or words that are added at the end of words to form new words are known as suffixes. For examples: -age/ -tude/ -er etc.
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Here 20 examples of suffixes are explained with definition and examples.
|-age||a condition||leakage, bondage, marriage|
|-ile||having the nature of||fragile, juvenile, servile|
|-er||one who performs the action||reader, driver, maker, painter|
|-ous||characterized by an attribute||studious, pious, religious, joyous|
|-ness||state of being||sadness, happiness, rudeness, business|
|-ee||one who performs an action||interviewee, internee, employee, nominee|
|-ic||pertaining to||allergic, mythic, domestic, historic|
|-tude||result of an action||fortitude, magnitude, servitude|
|-logy||theory||biology, geology, ecology|
|-ism||doctrine or belief||marxism, Sufism, egotism|
|-ful||notable for||beautiful, wonderful, doubtful|
|-ive||having the nature of||creative, punitive, divisive, decisive|
|-al||an action||denial, removal, approval|
|-en||made of||golden, wooden, woolen, leaden|
|-ice||the result of an action||service, cowardice|
|-tion||state of being||creation, information, confirmation|
|-less||without||fearless, helpless, endless, tireless|
|-hood||state of being||boyhood, childhood, manhood|
|-ship||position held||internship, partnership, kinship|
|-y||characterized by||smelly, healthy, greedy, wealthy|
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