How do you find defininition of the suffix?
I need to find the definition of the suffix able in the word deplorable
Could you please tell me how to find this information and what it is?
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There is no "definition" of the suffix "-able"
A suffix that forms adjectives from verbs and nouns.
1. That which can be — ed: Enjoyable = that which can be enjoyed.
2. Giving —; suitable for —: Comfortable = giving comfort.
3. Inclined to — ed: Peaceable = inclined to peace.
4. Deserving to be — ed: Lovable = deserving to be loved.
5. Liable to be — ed: Breakable = liable to be broken.
deplorable > that which is to be deplored