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-atic

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  1. a suffix used in forming adjectives from verbs and nouns: aquatic, enzymatic.

Origin of -atic

< Latin -āticus. See -ate1,-ic
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British Dictionary definitions for -atic

-atic

suffix forming adjectives
  1. of the nature of the thing specifiedproblematic

Word Origin

from French -atique, from Greek -atikos
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