adjectival

[ aj-ik-tahy-vuh l ]
/ ˌædʒ ɪkˈtaɪ vəl /
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adjective

of, relating to, or used as an adjective.
describing by means of many adjectives; depending for effect on intensive qualification of subject matter, as a writer, style, or essay.

Origin of adjectival

First recorded in 1790–1800; adjective + -al1
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Word Origin and History for adjectival

adjectival


adj.

1797, from adjective + -al (1).

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