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 History of this Word

"opia" is from "ps" (eye) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

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

More words with this suffix,
hemeralopia
cyclopia
anopsia
zoopsia

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-opia" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates eye or vision defect. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-opia illustration Myopia progressed more rapidly during the school year than during summer vacation.
-opia illustration Do you think she will get diplopia from this proposed operation.