Why does the prefix in- sometimes make a synonym rather than an antonym? In the case of invaluable, the prefix is still a negation, since it suggests that something’s value is incalculable. Michael Quinion‘s website affixes.org shows how in- prefixes have changed over time. This is part of a complete episode.
Most Users Ever Online: 1147
Currently Browsing this Page:
Ron Draney: 719
Bob Bridges: 680
Guest Posters: 611
Newest Members:filomenaion, karieroscorlagna, jessiehp69, kocoqoe, filimon1991, ahejexuh, oyyuhxo, ucehaxez, epodqoxobicu, upaqiqunil
Moderators: Grant Barrett: 1477