adjective

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Synonyms for adjective

the word class that qualifies nouns

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective

Synonyms

relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

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Dorrit Cohn has described two ways narrators proclaim their subjective opinions: ideas can be verbalized gnomically, "by way of generalizing judgmental sentences that are grammatically set apart from the narrative language by being cast in the present tense," or adjectively, "by judgmental phrases that infiltrate descriptive and narrative language and that often apply to the other characters of the fictional world" (308).
From on in, on + butan 'without, outside of' (itself an earlier comb, of be 'by, near' + utan properly locative of ut 'out', used adjectively or substantively).
Although this verbal category is morphological in nature it exercises various syntactic functions and hence it is discussed here: (7) (a) when a present or past participle functions as a noun modifier it is adjectively marked, its grammatical categories are: gender, number, case and even degree (participium attributivum), for example milites pugnantes 'fighting soldiers'.