para-syntheses

parasynthesis

[par-uh-sin-thuh-sis]
noun Grammar.
1.
the formation of a word by the addition of a derivational suffix to a phrase or compound, as of greathearted, which is great heart plus -ed.
2.
the formation of a word by the addition of both a prefix and a derivational suffix to a word or stem, as demoralize.

Origin:
1860–65; para-1 + synthesis

parasynthetic [par-uh-sin-thet-ik] , adjective
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parasynthesis (ˌpærəˈsɪnθɪsɪs)
 
n
formation of words by means of compounding a phrase and adding an affix, as for example light-headed, which is light + head with the affix -ed
 
parasynthetic
 
adj

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