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Sentence with the word adjective

An adjective may, in general, be distinguished from an _adverb_ by this rule: when a word qualifies a _noun_ or _pronoun_, it is an adjective, but when it qualifies a _verb, participle, adjective_, or _adverb_, it is an adverb.

Such an adjective is called an _adjective of three endings_.

Find them, and give the reason.] [Footnote 2: When a noun is modified by both a genitive and an adjective, a favorite order of words is _adjective, genitive, noun_.] [Footnote 3: A modifying genitive often stands between a preposition and its object.] *****

A fourth kind of adjective is called by the grammarians an ADVERB; which has generally been formed from the first kind of adjectives, as these were frequently formed from correspondent substantives; or it has been formed from the third kind of adjectives, called participles; and this is effected in both cases by the addition of the syllable ly, as wisely, charmingly.

Pandemic, an adjective from the Greek pandemos, "of all the people," becomes a noun to mean "the outbreak of a disease spreading over a large geographic area," now construed as "worldwide."

In fact, Wikipedia suggests that it is 'a descendant of the Latin adjective niger, meaning "black"', but that's a technicality.

Otherwise an adjective is attached, as in “temporary”.

Coming up with a new and different adjective is just too much for her.

Their profitability advantages will be offset by weak economic growth, so the adjective is fine rather than something more glowing.

And my new favorite adjective is accro (hooked/addicted ... familiar).

My favorite is the adjective taken from the Old English word for “gore,” dreor.

The College Graduate in the past ten years does not know what a noun, adverb or adjective is nor do they have knowlege of history.

Here's the MW definition of 'absolute' in adjective uses (plus synonyms):

According to the Columbia Guide to Standard American English, "Democrat as an adjective is still sometimes used by some twentieth-century Republicans as a campaign tool but was used with particular virulence" by McCarthy, "who sought by repeatedly calling it the Democrat party to deny it any possible benefit of the suggestion that it might also be democratic."

Sulaym tribe; the adjective is Sulami not Sulaymi.

“Bahr” in Arab. means sea, river, piece of water; hence the adjective is needed.

As I said the other day, the important adjective is good.

Here the adjective is given an explicitly stated meaning, approximately 'referring to an end'.

The adjective is not bandied about as a vague term of political abuse (in the way that, say, 'fascist' is often used); it refers to specific mental reflexes which, according to Revel and Orwell, undermine democracy.

There can be no argument about any of these characteristics, but I feel one adjective is imperative to complete the portrait and I know all in this room will agree when I say that you have ever shown that degree of selflessness which is the mark of a true humanitarian.

Example 1. thing 1. your purple thing 2. no I am thing 2 thing 1. no, your the color purple thing 2. how do you know? thing 1. I can see you, your the same color as this room thing 2. I am purple? thing 1. yes! thing 2. Omg I am all over this room... which is purple... which is me! I am the adjective purple, ahh!Example 2. Old man. Hello young lady, I am interested in courting you.. Young lady. Ew, stay away from me perverted blah blah blah.... Old man. Excuse me, why are you calling me that adjective, perverted? Young lady. Oh.. Because I am conditioned to believe that older-men advancing on me are perverted. But now that you bring it up, I understand that it is just a mental construct that I use to frame my interactions and make more senses of the world. In fact, as far as nihilistic-existentialism goes, there is no such thing as a perv! However, your still a perv, my brain simply can not cope with the limitlessness of reality.

1. Adjectives include words like quick, brown, and lazy, but does not include names of products, groups, or corporations which you dislike. 2. "I just ate a pasta that tasted like shit. It was so McDonald's! Get it? McDonald's tastes like shit so I turned it into an adjective describing the pasta which also tastes like shit!" "Dude, that joke is so Family Circus. HAHAHAH! I turned Family Circus into an adjective to describe your unfunny joke! Hot damn, I'm clever." "Don't you mean to say 'Hot damn, I'm not Bush'?" "No, because then someone would think I was stating that I'm not Bush, which, although true, does not show off the cleverness of turning famous proper nouns into adjectives for the hundredth time." "Oops, I guess my advice was Tom Green." "Man, we wish we were Kurt Cobain.

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    • dependent, accessory, derivative, adjectival
  • Antonym for "adjective"
    • substantive
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    • adjective adverb, adjective Anglo-American, whichever adjective, adjective evil, interesting adjective
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    • major form class
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    • participial adjective, adjective color, proper adjective, adjective law, noun adjective
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    • adjectived, adjectiving, adjectival, adjective patterns, adjective clause
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    • pronoun, adverb, verb, epithet, preposition
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