Definitions for -philia

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or -phily

  1. a combining form occurring in abstract nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in -philic or -philous or nouns ending in -phile .

    Category: Affix

Origin of -philia:

< Gk philía friendship, affinity; see -phile , -ia


  1. -philia(Suffix)

    Forming words meaning "an abnormal liking for or tendency towards a given thing". See paraphilia.


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