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ROOT: A(AN)
not, without
amoral
ADJECTIVE

not moral; without a sense of moral responsibility
amorphous
ADJECTIVE

without (having no) definite form; shapeless; unorganized
anarchy
NOUN

total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder
anemia
NOUN

lack of a normal number of red blood cells
anesthesia
NOUN

loss of feeling or sensation resulting from ether, chloroform, novocaine, etc.
anesthetic
NOUN

drug that produces anesthesia
anhydrous
ADJECTIVE

destitute of (without) water
anomaly
NOUN

deviation from the common rule
anomalous
ADJECTIVE

not normal; abnormal
anonymous
ADJECTIVE

nameless; of unknown or unnamed origin
anoxia
NOUN

deprivation of (state of being without)oxygen
apnea
NOUN

temprary cessation of breathing
aseptic
ADJECTIVE

free from disease-causing microorganisms
asymptomatic
ADJECTIVE

showing no symptoms of disease
atheism
NOUN

godlessness; denial of the existence of a Supreme Being.
atrophy
NOUN

lack of growth, as from disease, disuse, of malnourishment

ant. Hypertrophy, enlargement of a body part, as from overuse
atypical
ADJECTIVE

unlike the typical
ROOT: Mono(Mon)
one, single, alone
monarchy
NOUN

rule by a single person

ant. Polyarchy
monochromatic
ADJECTIVE

of one color

ant. Polychromatic
monocle
NOUN

eyeglass for one eye
monogamy
marriage with one mate at a time

ant. Polygamy
monogram
NOUN

two or more letters interwoven to represent a name
monograph
NOUN

written account of a single thing or class of things
monolith
NOUN

single stone of large size; obelisk
monolithic
ADJECTIVE

massive and rigidly uniform
monolog(ue)
NOUN

Long speech by one person
monomania
NOUN

Excessive concentration on one idea or subject
monomorphic
ADJECTIVE

having a single form

ant. polymorphic
monosyllabic
ADJECTIVE

having one syllable

ant. polysyllabic
monotheism
NOUN

belief that there is one God

ant. Polytheism
monotonous
ADJECTIVE

continuing in an unchanging tone; wearying
ROOT: Poly
Many
polyarchy
NOUN

Rule by many; government having three or more rulers

ant. Monarchy
Polychromatic
ADJECTIVE

Having a variety of colors; multicolored; variegated

ant. monochromatic
polygamy
NOUN

marriage to several people at the same time

ant. monogamy
polyglot
ADJECTIVE

speaking several languages
polyglot
NOUN

person who speaks several languages
polygon
NOUN

closed plane figure having, literally, many angles and therefore many sides
polymorphic
ADJECTIVE

having various forms

ant. monomorphic
polyphonic
ADJECTIVE

having many sounds or voices

ant. homophonic, having the same sound
polysyllabic
ADJECTIVE

having more than three syllables

ant. monosyllabic
polytechnic
ADJECTIVE

dealing with many applied sciences and technical arts
polytheism
NOUN

belief that there is a plurality of gods

ant. monotheism