tious

-tious

a suffix originally occurring in adjectives borrowed from Latin (fictitious ); on this model, used with stems of other origin (bumptious ).
Also, -ious, -ous.


Origin:
< Latin -tiōsus, equivalent to -t(us) past participle suffix + -iōsus -ious

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