[par-uh-sin-thuh-sis] /ˌpær əˈsɪn θə sɪs/
the formation of a word by the addition of a derivational suffix to a phrase or compound, as of greathearted, which is great heart plus -ed.
the formation of a word by the addition of both a prefix and a derivational suffix to a word or stem, as demoralize.
formation of words by means of compounding a phrase and adding an affix, as for example light-headed, which is light + head with the affix -ed
/ˌpærəˈsɪnθətɒn/ noun (pl) -ta (-tə) 1. a word formed by parasynthesis; for example, kind-hearted
parasystole par·a·sys·to·le (pār’ə-sĭs’tə-lē) n. An arrhythmia characterized by a second automatic rhythm existing simultaneously with normal sinus rhythm.
/pɑːrɑːˈtɑːniːfɑː/ noun (pl) parataniwha 1. a New Zealand plant, Elatostema rugosa, with pink and red serrated leaves
[par-uh-fer-neyl-yuh, -fuh-neyl-] /ˌpær ə fərˈneɪl yə, -fəˈneɪl-/ noun 1. (sometimes used with a singular verb) equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity: a skier’s paraphernalia. 2. (used with a plural verb) personal belongings. 3. (used with a singular verb) Law. the personal articles, apart from dower, reserved by law to […]