-philiac

-philiac

a combining form occurring in personal nouns that correspond to nouns ending in -philia:, hemophiliac; necrophiliac.

Origin:
< Greek -philiakos; see -philia, -ac

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-philia
 
n combining form
1.  indicating a tendency towards: haemophilia
2.  indicating an abnormal liking for: necrophilia
 
[from Greek philos loving]
 
-philiac
 
n combining form
 
-philous
 
adj combining form
 
-philic
 
adj combining form

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-philiac suff.

  1. One that has a tendency toward: hemophiliac.

  2. One that has an abnormal attraction to: necrophiliac.

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