后缀-acious = 多…的,充满…的,有…倾向的,具有…的特点

  形容词后缀-acious 来源于拉丁语,属于复合后缀,是由 -aci + -ous 组合而成,它与名词后缀 -acity 相对应

  英语词源:adjectival word-forming element meaning "given to, inclined to, abounding in," from Latin -aci- (nominative -ax), noun ending used with verbal stems, + -ous.
 
nclined to, given to, or having as a capacity.

[Originally and mainly from Latin words in -ax or -ac-, plus -ous.]

Words in -acious are adjectives. Words ending in -acity are corresponding nouns of quality or state (audacity, sagacity).

Examples of words in -acious
All examples derive from Latin.

audacious willing to take risks audax, bold
capacious having a lot of space inside, roomy capax, capac-, capable
efficacious successful in producing a desired result efficax, from efficere, to accomplish
loquacious talkative loquax, from loqui, talk
mendacious not telling the truth mendax, lying, related to mendum, a fault
pertinacious holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action pertinax, holding fast
pugnacious eager or quick to argue or fight pugnax, from pugnare, to fight
rapacious aggressively greedy or grasping rapax, from rapere, to snatch
sagacious showing good judgement sagax, wise
tenacious holding fast to something, not easily giving up tenax, from tenere, to hold
veracious speaking or representing the truth verax, from verus, true
vivacious attractively lively and animated vivax, lively or vigorous, from vivere, to live
voracious wanting or devouring great quantities of food vorax, from vorare, to devour


同缀词:

1.loquacious  [loqu 言 + -acious 形容词后缀→]
  adj. 多言的

2.capacious  [cap 拿,抓住 + -acious 形容词后缀→]
  adj. 容量大的

3.veracious  [ver 敬畏 + -acious 形容词后缀→]
  adj.真实的,可靠的

4.mendacious  [mend  错误 + -acious 形容词后缀→]
  adj. 欺骗的,扯谎的