(A suffix that forms adjectives and examples that are used to show them.)
One set of adjectives indicates a quality of some kind and they are often derived from nouns, although some of them are based on other adjectives.
Jim's children take a daily shower.
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Some people have ungainly conditions because of old age, birth defects, illnesses, etc.