-istical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Combination of the adjective suffixes -istic and -al.

Suffix[edit]

-istical

  1. Used to form adjectives meaning of or relating to corresponding nouns ending in -istic or -ist; most often redundant with respect to the latter which can also become adjectives through the addition of -ic alone, or with no change to the root noun. Hence, theist, theistic and theistical can all be used as the adjective form of theism.

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