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grammatical

[ gruh-mat-i-kuhl ]
/ grəˈmæt ɪ kəl /
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adjective

of or relating to grammar: grammatical analysis.
conforming to standard usage: grammatical speech.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of grammatical

1520–30; <Latin grammatic(us) (<Greek grammatikós knowing one's letters, equivalent to grammat-, stem of grámma letter + -ikos-ic) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for grammatical

grammatical
/ (ɡrəˈmætɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to grammar
(of a sentence) well formed; regarded as correct and acceptable by native speakers of the language
grammatically, adverbgrammaticalness, noun
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