Etymology
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fibrillar (adj.)

"pertaining to or of the nature of fibrillae," 1847, from fibrilla (see fibril) + -ar.

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pornographic (adj.)

"of pertaining to, or of the nature of pornography," 1853, from pornography + -ic.

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bardic (adj.)

"pertaining to or of the nature of a bard or bards," 1775, from bard + -ic.

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plasmic (adj.)

"of the nature of plasma; pertaining to or consisting of plasma," 1875, from plasma + -ic.

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pessimistic (adj.)

"pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of pessimism," 1866, from pessimist + -ic.

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natural-born (adj.)

"so by nature, born so," 1580s, from natural (adj.) + born.

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nonsensical (adj.)

"of the nature of nonsense, absurd, foolish," 1650s, from nonsense + -ical. Related: Nonsensically.

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deity (n.)

c. 1300, deite, "divine nature, godhood, attributes of a god;" late 14c., "a god, God, the Supreme Being or self-existing spirit," from Old French deité, from Late Latin deitatem (nominative deitas) "divine nature," coined by Augustine from Latin deus "god," from PIE *deiwos "god," from root *dyeu- "to shine," in derivatives "sky, heaven, god." From 1580s as "a being to whom a divine or godlike nature is attributed."

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cumulous (adj.)

in reference to clouds, "of the nature of cumulus clouds," 1815, see cumulo- + -ous.

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catabolic (adj.)

"pertaining to or of the nature of catabolism," 1876; see catabolism + -ic.

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