infixion

infix

[v. in-fiks, in-fiks; n. in-fiks]
verb (used with object)
1.
to fix, fasten, or drive in: He infixed the fatal spear.
2.
to implant: to infix a habit.
3.
to instill (a fact, idea, etc.) in the mind or memory; impress.
4.
Grammar. to add as an infix.
verb (used without object)
5.
Grammar. (of a linguistic form) to admit an infix.
noun
6.
Grammar. an affix that is inserted within the body of the element to which it is added, as Latin m in accumbō “I lie down,” as compared with accubuī “I lay down.”

Origin:
1495–1505; < Latin infīxus past participle of infīgere to fasten in. See in-2, fix

infixion [in-fik-shuhn] , noun
uninfixed, adjective


3. inculcate.
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infix
 
vb
1.  (tr) to fix firmly in
2.  (tr) to instil or inculcate
3.  grammar to insert (an affix) or (of an affix) to be inserted into the middle of a word
 
n
4.  grammar an affix inserted into the middle of a word
 
infix'ation
 
n
 
infixion
 
n

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