Prefixes and Suffixes

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Form new words with the given PREFIXES and SUFFIXES using the given ROOT WORDS.



  1. Prefixes and Suffixes : un, de, em, ness, ious, al, dis, mis, sub, ly, ing, er, ity, ate

    Root words :

    passion - passionate

    urban - suburban

    prestige - prestigous

    tradition - traditional

    close - closely

    local - locality



  2. Prefixes and Suffixes : ness, hand, er, ance, thing, un, mono, ment

    Root words :

    foolish - foolishness

    kerchief - handkerchief

    same - sameness

    earthing - unearthing

    polished - handpolished

    excite - excitement



  3. Prefixes and Suffixes : ly, al, ment, er, ion, dom, wans, un

    Root words :

    usual - unusual

    condition - conditional

    involve - involvement

    cool - cooler

    high - highly

    fair - unfair



  4. Prefixes and Suffixes : sub, ance, al, ion, ful, est, dis, pre

    Root words :

    urban - suburban

    avoid - avoidance

    education - educational

    inspect - inspection

    respect - respectful

    liked - disliked



  5. Prefixes and Suffixes : im, ty, less, es, ment, un, ly, ion

    Root words :

    perfect - imperfect

    penal - penalty

    pay - payment

    interesting - uninteresting

    sudden - suddenly

    express - expression



  6. Prefixes and Suffixes : ly, ance, able, mis, ness, er, un, ment

    Root words :

    piteous - piteously

    remember - remembrance

    memory - memorable

    teach - teacher

    interesting - uninteresting

    require - requirement



  7. Prefixes and Suffixes : ful, im, ance, dom, cy, ion, ment, un

    Root words :

    power - powerful

    free - freedom

    efficient - efficiently

    instruct - instruction

    punish - punishment

    interest - uninterest



  8. Prefixes and Suffixes : ly, mis, able, ment, al, ion, dis, ir

    Root words :

    awful - awfully

    move - moveable

    mechanic - mechanical

    calculate - calculation

    appoint - appointment

    regular - irregular
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