This article contains a comprehensive list of words that contain the prefix ‘demi’. The prefix ‘demi’ is derived from the Latin word ‘demi’ which means ‘half’. The prefix is often used to describe something that is only partially complete or something that is half of something else.
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Examples of words that contain the prefix ‘demi’ include ‘demiseason’, which is a season that is half as long as a regular season, ‘demiurges’, which are powerful spiritual beings in some belief systems, ‘demidoctor’, which is a doctor who has only completed half of their medical training, ‘demiracle’, which is an event that is almost miraculous, and ‘demilitarizing’, which is the process of reducing the number of military personnel or weapons. Words in this list are arranged by common usage. There are a total of 214 words in the list.
The words arranged in the lists below are in order of frequency of use, from left to right and down.