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ad·jec·tive

adjective

 
pronunciation:
ae jk tihv
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word History, Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. In the sentence, "It was a hard test," the word "hard" is an adjective.
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Word History
The word adjective comes from a Latin word, adjectiva, which means "added." Adjectives add information to a noun.
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