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1. adjective

noun. ['ˈædʒɪktɪv'] a word that expresses an attribute of something.

Synonyms

  • qualifying adjective
  • superlative degree
  • classifying adjective
  • positive
  • qualifier
  • comparative
  • positive degree
  • superlative
  • comparative degree
  • modifier
  • relational adjective

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • deniable
  • diffident
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • adjectif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiectivus (Latin)

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2. adjective

noun. ['ˈædʒɪktɪv'] the word class that qualifies nouns.

Antonyms

  • negative

Etymology

  • adjectif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiectivus (Latin)

3. adjective

adjective. ['ˈædʒɪktɪv'] of or relating to or functioning as an adjective.

Antonyms

  • unsupportive

Etymology

  • adjectif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiectivus (Latin)

4. adjective

adjective. ['ˈædʒɪktɪv'] relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law.

Antonyms

  • neutral

Etymology

  • adjectif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiectivus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word descriptive-adjective


1. Noun Phrase
The banner usually has the deceased's name on it, sometimes with a descriptive adjective or title preceding the name.

2. Noun Phrase
Have your teen start the game by coming up with a self-descriptive adjective, followed by her first name (shy Isabella, sporty Luca, fashionable Natalia or silly Victoria).

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