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 History of this Word

"kinesis" is from "kīn?sis" (motion) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"-kinesis" is a type of suffix


A word ending that indicates motion, activity or cell division. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-kinesis illustration Psychokinesis sounds farfetched, but it is quite common.
-kinesis illustration At the diakinesis stage, chromosomes were frequently in contact with the envelope.