How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"quasi" is from "quasi" (almost) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "resembling" or "partly" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|If we had more quasi-scientists, we'd have time-machines capable of cloning dinosaurs on Mars in a matter of hours.|
|The hearings before the commission will be quasijudicial, their decisions appealable to the circuit court.|