-atic


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

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Origin of -atic

< Latin -āticus. See -ate1,-ic

Words nearby -atic

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British Dictionary definitions for -atic

-atic

suffix forming adjectives

of the nature of the thing specifiedproblematic

Word Origin for -atic

from French -atique, from Greek -atikos
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