Example sentences for: adjectival

How can you use “adjectival” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The apposition is to be distinguished from the adjectival modifier such as Barney's Good food in a Country Atmosphere , which serves to describe more precisely the type of establishment the motorist is approaching.

  • Another development that worries me is the employment of plurals in an adjectival sense.

  • It surely evolved from earlier use in more literal, straightforward contexts (for instance, to describe the sound of an automobile engine or a musical performance) and ultimately from the long-established and nonjudgmental phrase to make noises (that is, to express oneself about something), a construction that happily accommodates all manner of adjectival prefixes.

  • A classic, of course, is coarse . This word seems to have popped up in the early 15th century, as an adjectival form of course `ordinary order' or `normal manner.

  • It never means a `citizen of the USSR' or any other kind of person in Russian, though its adjectival derivative sovetskii can be used substantively alone or followed by chelovek `person,' to mean a `Soviet person.

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