One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mix; mingle.‘beat them till they be thoroughly commixed’
blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, mergeblend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, mergeView synonyms
- ‘When the pretty girl looked up and saw him standing there, an odd expression of desire commixed with annoyance and anger flitted across her face.’
- ‘They found that gold was more abundant in Africa however it was commixed with soil and rocks and had to be separated.’
- ‘Theories of mental diseases commixed with philosophy and religious beliefs.’
Late Middle English (as the past participle commixt): from Latin commixtus, from com- ‘together with’ + mixtus ‘mixed’.
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