Tion meaning

′shən
Tion is a suffix that is defined as action or a state of being.

An example of the tion suffix is used to describe the state of starvation when added to the "starve."

suffix
6
3
The state of being ____ed.
affix
5
2
The act of ____ing.
affix
4
3
The thing that is ____ed.
affix
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5
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Origin of tion

  • < Fr, OFr, or L: Fr -tion < OFr -cion < L -tio (gen. -tionis) < -t- of pp. stem + -io (gen. -ionis), suffix

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition