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Definition of the noun adnoun

What does adnoun mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adnouns

  1. an adjective used as a noun
    • example: `meek' in `blessed are the meek' is an adnoun
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic term: common noun = a noun that denotes any or all members of a class

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Google previewA popular and complete English dictionary (1848)

by John Boag

INFLECTION OF ADNOUNS. The inflection of an adnoun In English is exceed- ceedltigly simple when compared with what it is in other languages. In Latin, for instance, one might write Homo magnus (a great man), ...

Google previewThe youth's spelling, pronouncing, and explanatory theological dictionary of the New Testament [by E. Dowson, signing himself E.D.]. To which is added an essay on the several parts of speech (1818)

It is joined to an adnoun, as, a truly virtuous woman, a very excellent character, a conduct highly blamable ; to a participle, as, never regarding, wilfully neglecting; or to another adverb, as, very abruptly, more diligently, most accurately. Most of ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Occasionally adnoun is used for an "adjective" employed as a substantive, as: The good are outnumbered. Cp. adnomination. adonize. To adorn (of a man); to make an Adonis of. The word (accent on the ad) is from Adonis, the young man ...

Google previewA School Dictionary; Or, Entick's English Dictionary, (1821)

Abridged and Adapted to the Use of Schools; Containing Only the Roots of Words, and Those of Importance and Utility, and Omitting Derivative, Obsolete, Vulgar and Unusual Words by John Entick, Sir Richard Phillips, Thomas Browne (LL.D.)

warning, advice Adnoun (ad'-noun), n. a word expressing some quality of a ...

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

from admonish - Adnoun (ad-noun), n, a word expressing some quality of a noun Adopt (a-dopt"), v. a. to make choice of, assume Adore (a-dóre), v. a. to worship, reverence, love greatly Adorn (a-dorn'), v. a. to embellish Adrift (a-drift'), ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2N1O1U1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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