Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
seasonal

sea·son·al

seasonal

 
pronunciation:
si z nl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, characteristic of, or dependent on the seasons or a season of the year; periodical.
seasonal clothingthe seasonal charm of ChristmasHis work is seasonal.
similar words:
periodic, periodical
derivation: seasonally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word seasonal contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
Show wordsHide wordsMore about this word part:
The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.