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adjectival

adjective ad·jec·ti·val \ˌa-jik-ˈtī-vəl\

Definition of ADJECTIVAL

1
:  adjective
2
:  characterized by the use of adjectives
ad·jec·ti·val·ly \-və-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ADJECTIVAL

1797
ADJECTIVAL Defined for Kids

adjectival

adjective ad·jec·ti·val \ˌa-jik-ˈtī-vəl\

Definition of ADJECTIVAL for Kids

:  of, relating to, or functioning as an adjective <an adjectival phrase>
ad·jec·ti·val·ly adverb <The word “happy” acts adjectivally in the phrase “happy children.”>

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