-fic(redirected from -ific)
Causing; making: soporific.
suffix forming adjectives
causing, making, or producing: honorific.
[from Latin -ficus, from facere to do, make]
a combining form meaning “making,” “producing,” “causing” the thing specified by the initial element: honorific; pacific; prolific.
[< Latin derivative of facere to make, do1; in some words replacing -fique < Middle French < Latin]