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immersion

im·mer·sion

immersion

 
pronunciation:
ih muhr zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of immersing or being immersed, or the condition of being immersed.
similar words:
preoccupation
definition 2: baptism by submerging a person's entire body in water.
Word Parts
The word immersion contains the following parts:
merge, mers Latin root that means dip, dive
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.