Origin of -itis
Words nearby -itis
How to use -itis in a sentence
Then he looked grave and mentioned a string of grievances that the flesh is heir to—mostly ending in "itis."Sixes and Sevens|O. Henry
Think of the doctors' terminations, so many of them fatal, in itis, which they have invented in the last few years.
The names are all cognate with the word itis, an ancient term applied to the woman who exercised sacred functions.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein
Every other girl one met had an attack of khaki-itis, was spotted as the pard with badges and striped as the zebra.The Sword of Deborah|F. Tennyson Jesse
It's beginning to look as if we had acquired a pretty bad case of malignant strangle-itis.The Real Man|Francis Lynde