What are words that end in the suffix -ous?
Words with the suffix 'ous' are:
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guardian historian asian
Agent nouns borrowed from Latin, like successor, doctor, inheritor, often take the suffix -or.
Infectious cautious famous bodatious humorous
There are many words that end with the letters ous. A few of thewords are victorious, notorious, and riotous.
apprehend attend commend comprehend condescend contend defend distend dividend expend extend portend pretend recommend stipend suspend transcend
anguish . admonish . banish . brandish . brownish . blueish . blackish . blimpish . blemish . bullish . bearish . childish . cherish . devilish . diminish . est…ablish . finish . flourish . freakish . garish . garnish . girlish . greenish . hellish . impish . Irish . jellyfish . kiddish . lavish . latish . lumpish . mannish . nourish . owlish . prudish . publish . parish . purplish . rubbish . radish . relish . replenish . sluggish . selfish . starfish . sheepish . soonish . stylish . squish . skirmish . skittish . tarnish . varnish . whitish . whitefish . yellowish
biology, psychology, meteorology
Don't Won't Can't
altitude, attitude, certitude, fortitude, beatitude, servitude, latitude, longitude, platitude
kindness, business, wellness, oneness, fearlessness, loneliness, .......etc etc,
Words with ify (make into , or cause): identify, terrify, horrify, clarify, specify, glorify
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4-letter words nous, sous 5-letter words meous, pious, thous 6-letter words aurous, awmous, bayous, bijous, cerous, comous, cymous, famous, fucous, iodous, joyo…us, lupous, miaous, mucous, nodous, odious, osmous, parous, pilous, porous, poyous, ramous, rimous, rufous, rugous, sajous, serous, setous, torous, uveous, venous, vinous 7-letter words acajous, acerous, acetous, acinous, adipous, aeneous, agamous, amadous, amorous, anurous, anxious, apodous, aqueous, arduous, arenous, azygous, bilious, boubous, brumous, bulbous, bullous, burnous, cachous, callous, carious, caseous, chylous, chymous, cirrous, citrous, coccous, congous, copious, cormous, coypous, cuprous, curious, devious, dubious, duteous, emulous, envious, estrous, fatuous, ferrous, fibrous, folious, fulvous, fungous, furious, fuscous, gallous, gaseous, gibbous, globous, grumous, gummous, heinous, hideous, hugeous, hydrous, igneous, impious, jealous, leprous, luteous, nervous, nimious, niobous, nitrous, niveous, nocuous, noxious, obvious, ochrous, odorous, ominous, onerous, osmious, osseous, ozonous, pappous, parlous, petrous, piceous, pileous, piteous, pompous, pulpous, raucous, riotous, rubious, ruinous, sanious, sarcous, serious, simious, sinuous, spinous, spumous, talcous, tedious, tenuous, timeous, typhous, uranous, urinous, vacuous, various, vicious, villous, viscous, zealous, zincous 8-letter words acarpous, acaulous, aduncous, anginous, angulous, anserous, aphthous, apterous, araceous, arborous, arsenous, arsonous, astomous, bibulous, bigamous, bijugous, bimanous, biparous, biramous, butyrous, caducous, canorous, captious, caribous, cautious, cernuous, chlorous, chromous, citreous, corneous, covetous, crankous, cribrous, croupous, cumbrous, cumulous, cupreous, decorous, desirous, dextrous, didymous, diecious, digamous, dimerous, dioicous, dizygous, dolorous, edacious, elytrous, enginous, enormous, epigeous, eurokous, exiguous, eximious, fabulous, factious, fashious, fastuous, ferreous, feverous, flexuous, frabjous, generous, glabrous, glaucous, glorious, goitrous, gorgeous, gracious, grievous, griseous, gypseous, hamulous, humorous, ichorous, idoneous, imporous, infamous, lacteous, laminous, libelous, ligneous, luminous, luscious, lustrous, manitous, marabous, melanous, mucinous, muticous, mutinous, nacreous, nauseous, nebulous, nodulous, nubilous, numerous, numinous, ocherous, ochreous, oestrous, oogamous, orgulous, patulous, perilous, pervious, petalous, plumbous, pluvious, poaceous, polypous, populous, precious, previous, pyritous, racemous, ramulous, ravenous, resinous, rigorous, rosinous, ructious, sabulous, sapajous, saporous, savorous, scabious, scabrous, scarious, sclerous, sedulous, selenous, sensuous, sepalous, setulous, sombrous, sonorous, spacious, specious, spermous, spurious, squamous, stannous, stratous, strumous, studious, suberous, thallous, timorous, tinamous, titanous, tortious, tortuous, trappous, tuberous, tubulous, tumorous, tumulous, turacous, ulcerous, unctuous, unfamous, usurious, uxorious, valorous, vanadous, vaporous, venomous, venulous, vigorous, viperous, virtuous, vitreous, vomitous, wamefous, wondrous, xanthous 9-letter words acidulous, aluminous, ambiguous, ambitious, amorphous, analogous, anestrous, anhydrous, anomalous, anonymous, apetalous, apogamous, arboreous, arsenious, assiduous, atrocious, audacious, barbarous, beauteous, biogenous, bodacious, bonhomous, bounteous, bumptious, calculous, cancerous, cankerous, capacious, carcajous, cavernous, cetaceous, chancrous, chitinous, cinereous, clamorous, cobaltous, congruous, conscious, coumarous, courteous, crapulous, credulous, cretinous, criminous, cutaneous, dangerous, deciduous, delicious, delirious, dentulous, dexterous, diclinous, diestrous, dioecious, dipterous, edematous, egregious, epigonous, epigynous, eponymous, erogenous, erroneous, exogamous, exogenous, facetious, felonious, ferocious, fistulous, fractious, frivolous, froufrous, fructuous, fugacious, fulgurous, garrulous, glamorous, glutenous, glutinous, gummatous, hazardous, hilarious, humongous, humungous, hypogeous, imperious, impetuous, incurious, ingenious, ingenuous, injurious, innocuous, insidious, invidious, isogamous, judicious, kabeljous, kinkajous, laborious, larcenous, lecherous, libellous, lichenous, litigious, longevous, lubricous, ludicrous, luxurious, malarious, malicious, manganous, marvelous, meandrous, melodious, mercurous, micaceous, momentous, monecious, monstrous, murderous, murmurous, myomatous, nectarous, nefarious, nonporous, notorious, oblivious, obnoxious, officious, oviparous, palladous, pendulous, penurious, plenteous, poisonous, pomaceous, ponderous, pumiceous, querulous, rancorous, rapacious, rapturous, religious, righteous, rivalrous, rosaceous, sagacious, salacious, saphenous, scirrhous, sebaceous, seditious, sericeous, setaceous, siliceous, silicious, slumbrous, sorcerous, sphagnous, spiritous, strenuous, stuporous, sulfurous, sumptuous, susurrous, tenacious, tendinous, tenebrous, torturous, tremulous, trimerous, troublous, tufaceous, tyrannous, unanimous, uncurious, unenvious, unserious, untimeous, vagarious, venturous, veracious, verdurous, verminous, vexatious, vicarious, vinaceous, vivacious, voracious, vulturous 10-letter words abstemious, acephalous, adulterous, alacritous, albuminous, alliaceous, allogamous, amphibious, anadromous, anasarcous, anatropous, antonymous, aposporous, aquiferous, arenaceous, armigerous, auriferous, auspicious, autoecious, autogamous, autogenous, autologous, autonomous, autotomous, avaricious, battailous, bituminous, blusterous, boisterous, cadaverous, calamitous, calcareous, caliginous, calumnious, cancellous, capricious, censorious, ceruminous, chivalrous, circuitous, clangorous, coetaneous, commodious, coniferous, contagious, contiguous, continuous, coriaceous, courageous, curvaceous, curvacious, decapodous, despiteous, diadromous, diaphanous, dimorphous, disastrous, dispiteous, distichous, drupaceous, eczematous, edentulous, endogamous, endogenous, epiphanous, ericaceous, euphonious, extraneous, factitious, fallacious, fastidious, felicitous, fictitious, flagitious, foliaceous, foraminous, fortuitous, fuliginous, gangrenous, gelatinous, glamourous, gluttonous, gramineous, gratuitous, gregarious, gynandrous, halogenous, harmonious, hellacious, hemizygous, herbaceous, homogamous, homogenous, homologous, homonymous, homozygous, horrendous, hypogynous, idolatrous, impervious, incautious, incestuous, indecorous, indigenous, infectious, inglorious, iniquitous, innumerous, keratinous, languorous, lanuginous, lascivious, leguminous, libidinous, licentious, lipomatous, loquacious, lubricious, luciferous, lugubrious, malodorous, marvellous, membranous, mendacious, meticulous, migrainous, miraculous, monestrous, monoecious, monogamous, monogynous, monotonous, mysterious, myxomatous, nidicolous, nidifugous, nonaqueous, nonferrous, nongaseous, nonobvious, nonserious, nonviscous, nutritious, obsequious, oleaginous, olivaceous, omnivorous, outrageous, paronymous, pediculous, pellagrous, perfidious, perigynous, perjurious, pernicious, plunderous, polygamous, polygynous, polysemous, portentous, posthumous, precarious, precocious, predaceous, predacious, prodigious, propitious, prosperous, pugnacious, rampageous, rebellious, rendezvous, ridiculous, robustious, roisterous, salubrious, saxicolous, scandalous, scrofulous, scrupulous, scurrilous, sequacious, serotinous, sinistrous, slanderous, slumberous, solicitous, spirituous, splendrous, stertorous, stridulous, struthious, stupendous, subaqueous, sulphurous, suspicious, syncarpous, synonymous, tendrilous, tenebrious, testaceous, theonomous, thunderous, traitorous, treasonous, tremendous, trichinous, tuffaceous, tumultuous, ubiquitous, umbrageous, ungenerous, ungracious, unhumorous, uproarious, victorious, villainous, violaceous, viraginous, viviparous, vociferous, voluminous, voluptuous, zoophilous 11-letter words abstentious, acrimonious, adenomatous, adventurous, anachronous, androgynous, anfractuous, angiomatous, anisogamous, arenicolous, atrabilious, blasphemous, burglarious, cacophonous, calcicolous, calciferous, calcifugous, callipygous, carnivorous, catadromous, cataractous, ceremonious, champertous, collagenous, compendious, congenerous, conspicuous, contentious, contrarious, coterminous, cruciferous, crustaceous, cupriferous, declivitous, deleterious, diadelphous, dichogamous, dichotomous, dissentious, duplicitous, efficacious, expeditious, fantabulous, farinaceous, farraginous, ferriferous, ferruginous, fibromatous, filamentous, fissiparous, flirtatious, floriferous, frugivorous, granivorous, gypsiferous, hemipterous, herbivorous, homogeneous, homophonous, homopterous, homosporous, hydrogenous, ignominious, illustrious, impecunious, incongruous, incredulous, industrious, injudicious, intravenous, irreligious, isochronous, isomorphous, lactiferous, lepromatous, ligamentous, magnanimous, mellifluous, meritorious, microporous, mischievous, monophagous, mountainous, multiparous, mycophagous, myelogenous, myelomatous, necessitous, nitrogenous, nonluminous, nonsensuous, nonvenomous, nulliparous, odoriferous, omnifarious, opprobrious, overanxious, overobvious, overserious, overzealous, pentamerous, perspicuous, pestiferous, phosphorous, piscivorous, polyandrous, polyestrous, polyonymous, polyphagous, polyphonous, precipitous, prestigious, pretentious, primiparous, prognathous, promiscuous, punctilious, repetitious, rhizomatous, rumbustious, sanguineous, saponaceous, sarcomatous, scoriaceous, scrumptious, sententious, serpiginous, solanaceous, somniferous, splendorous, spontaneous, sporogenous, sulphureous, superfluous, sympetalous, symphonious, synchronous, tautologous, temerarious, tempestuous, tendencious, tendentious, terraqueous, terricolous, terrigenous, tetramerous, treacherous, triquetrous, tuberculous, unambiguous, unambitious, unconscious, unfrivolous, unglamorous, unmalicious, unmelodious, unrighteous, vertiginous, xerophilous, xylophagous 12-letter words adscititious, advantageous, adventitious, altitudinous, ambidextrous, amentiferous, anemophilous, anthophilous, argillaceous, ascomycetous, asynchronous, atheromatous, cantankerous, carbonaceous, cementitious, circumfluous, coleopterous, collembolous, complicitous, compunctious, contemptuous, conterminous, contumacious, contumelious, coprophagous, coprophilous, cryptogamous, diatomaceous, discourteous, disingenuous, disputatious, erythematous, eurythermous, gallinaceous, gametogenous, gamopetalous, hebetudinous, heliolatrous, hematogenous, heteroecious, heterogamous, heterogenous, heterologous, heteronomous, heterozygous, hygrophilous, impetiginous, inauspicious, incommodious, infelicitous, inharmonious, insalubrious, luminiferous, lymphomatous, macropterous, meretricious, mesophyllous, microsporous, microvillous, monadelphous, mucilaginous, multifarious, mycetomatous, myxedematous, necrophagous, neuropterous, nonambiguous, noncancerous, nonconscious, nonfrivolous, nonglamorous, nonhazardous, nonpoisonous, nonreligious, nonunanimous, obstreperous, oleoresinous, oligophagous, orchidaceous, orthotropous, ostentatious, overcautious, overgenerous, parsimonious, pectinaceous, percutaneous, peritrichous, pertinacious, phytophagous, polymorphous, polypetalous, polystichous, porcelaneous, precancerous, preconscious, preposterous, presumptuous, pseudonymous, quadrumanous, rambunctious, sacrilegious, salutiferous, saprophagous, schizogonous, seleniferous, semilustrous, seminiferous, semiprecious, simultaneous, slaughterous, soporiferous, steatopygous, subconscious, subcutaneous, succedaneous, sudoriferous, supercilious, suppositious, titaniferous, transpicuous, trichotomous, ultraserious, uncensorious, unchivalrous, uncourageous, unfastidious, unpropitious, unprosperous, unscrupulous, unsuspicious, vainglorious, viruliferous 13-letter words angiospermous, antireligious, argentiferous, arteriovenous, autocephalous, autochthonous, bibliolatrous, brachypterous, camphoraceous, carboniferous, carcinomatous, cartilaginous, cavernicolous, cleistogamous, condylomatous, conscientious, consentaneous, diathermanous, discontinuous, disharmonious, emphysematous, enterocoelous, entomophagous, entomophilous, exanthematous, fossiliferous, garnetiferous, graminivorous, granulomatous, gymnospermous, hematophagous, heterocystous, heterogeneous, heteropterous, heterosporous, hymenopterous, hypercautious, inconspicuous, inefficacious, inhomogeneous, insectivorous, instantaneous, lepidopterous, medicamentous, metalliferous, microphyllous, miscellaneous, mucocutaneous, multitudinous, mycetophagous, nickeliferous, nonautonomous, noncontagious, noncontiguous, noncontinuous, nongregarious, nonhomologous, nonindigenous, noninfectious, nonleguminous, nonmonogamous, nonnutritious, overambitious, overconscious, overcredulous, overingenious, ovoviviparous, papillomatous, perspicacious, phycomycetous, platitudinous, plenitudinous, polychotomous, porcellaneous, prolegomenous, proteinaceous, pusillanimous, rectitudinous, sanctimonious, semiconscious, semireligious, serendipitous, splendiferous, stercoraceous, stoloniferous, subbituminous, subcoriaceous, subreptitious, subterraneous, supercautious, superstitious, surreptitious, tetradynamous, thermophilous, ultracautious, umbelliferous, unadventurous, unceremonious, uncontentious, unpretentious, zygodactylous 14-letter words actinomycetous, campylotropous, chlorophyllous, consanguineous, contradictious, diamondiferous, dicotyledonous, extemporaneous, geosynchronous, hemimetabolous, heterophyllous, holometabolous, hyperconscious, ichthyophagous, interreligious, intracutaneous, multireligious, myrmecophilous, nonfilamentous, nonhomogeneous, nonnitrogenous, nonsynchronous, overfastidious, overscrupulous, oversolicitous, oversuspicious, pachydermatous, papilionaceous, parenchymatous, pseudomorphous, semiautonomous, socioreligious, superambitious, superluxurious, supposititious, transcutaneous, ultraglamorous, ultrahazardous, unostentatious 15-letter words anthropophagous, antituberculous, basidiomycetous, collenchymatous, contemporaneous, deuteranomalous, disadvantageous, echinodermatous, enantiomorphous, epitheliomatous, excrementitious, hyperfastidious, nonsimultaneous, pulchritudinous, ultrafastidious, unfossiliferous, vicissitudinous 16-letter words monocotyledonous, sclerenchymatous 17-letter words organophosphorous, overconscientious 18-letter words adenocarcinomatous, microlepidopterous, verisimilitudinous 20-letter words pseudoparenchymatous 1,199 words
anonymous - unnamed or secret (noun anonymity) dangerous - involving danger or peril (noun danger) famous - having fame or renown (noun fame or famousness) generous - willing …to give or share (noun generosity) notorious - known for bad acts, originally of note (nounnotoriety) ridiculous - silly or foolish (noun ridicule) various - of different types or forms (noun variety) superfluous - unnecessary (noun superfluity)
curious . dangerous . dubious . famous . furious . ferocious . glorious . jealous . laborious . luscious . marvelous . miraculous . mysterious . notorious . peri…lous . pious . porous . strenuous . tenuous . zealous