Example sentences for: adjectival

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

  • Had they consulted Jaeger, they would have found that Orcinus is the adjectival form of Orcus ; the Latin name for Hades.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The niggers and darkies (where again the primarily adjectival word is the less offensive) of slavery became the Negroes and Coloreds of Jim Crow and are the African Americans and blacks of today.

  • 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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