Example sentences for: adjectival

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

  • 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.

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

  • It might have been a very over here in 1796, but for the French, then as now, it is adjectival.

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

  • 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.


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