How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"sesqui" is from "semis" (half) + "que" (and) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "one and a half" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Join us as our Sesquicentennial Celebration continues with the dedication of the Memorial.|
|This is a form of the "Red Herring" fallacy which I call "Sesquipedalianism" or babbling on and on about nothing.|