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a suffix forming adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in the suffixes -acity, and -acy: audacious; fallacious .
Origin
< Latin -āci- (stem of -āx) adj. suffix + -ous
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-acious

adjectival word-forming element meaning "given to, inclined to, abounding in," from Latin -aci- (nominative -ax), noun ending used with verbal stems, + -ous.

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