capitalitis etymology

English word capitalitis comes from English capital, English -itis

Detailed word origin of capitalitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capital English (eng) (comparable, British, dated) Excellent.. Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation.. Involving punishment by death.. Of or relating to the head.. Of prime importance.. Uppercase. (countable) A city designated as a legislative seat by the government or some other authority, often the city in which the government is located; otherwise the [...]
-itis English (eng) (humorous) Used to form the names of various fictitious afflictions or diseases.. (pathology) Suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation, itself often caused by an infection.
capitalitis English (eng) (writing) The tendency to use capital letters gratuitously.

Words with the same origin as capitalitis

Descendants of capital
cap capitonym
Descendants of -itis
adrenalitis appendicitis colitis conjunctivitis encephalitic fasciitis gastritis gingivitis gnathitis hyaloiditis itis laminitis lazyitis lymph lymphatic mediastinitis osteomyelitis pancreatitis phlebitis recessionitis retinitis sinusitis tendonitis vesiculitis