Origin of -itionfrom French or L: French -ition from Classical Latin -itio (gen. -itionis) from -i-, thematic vowel + -tio (gen. -tionis)
Ition changes an action word into a state of being.
An example of ition used as a suffix is changing add to addition, which means the state of adding or joining of two or more things together.
- There existed, however, a very ancient ition according towhichHorus and Seth were hostile brothers, nephew and uncle; and many considerations may be urged ipport of the thesis which regards their struggles as reminis:es of wars between two prominent tribes or confederations ribes, one of which worshipped the falcon Horus while the r had the okapi (?) Seth as its patron and champion.
- It was the cause of immense disasters to France; for after a promising beginning, both by land and sea, France suffered reverses which lost her both India and Canada and deprived her of the leading po s ition which she had so long held in Europe.