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Sentences with the noun Adjective

5 examples:

In this case, the adjective goes before the noun.

Don't forget that the adjective must agree with its noun.

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
(Clifton Paul Fadiman)

"World-class" -- an adjective often used to acclaim footballers, but rarely defined.
(CNN - World Sport, )

When massive open online courses, or MOOCs, took the world by storm in 2012, all too often the description of them was accompanied by an adjective: disruptive.
(Forbes - Education, )


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Is that an adjective, or is it actually part of J.D. Salinger's name?
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

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You have to put an adjective after "不够."

Things that modify nouns (adjective, or adjectival equivalent).

The search for the appropriate adjective proved to be difficult.

In Esperanto an adjective ends in "a." The plural is formed by adding "j."

An adverb is a word which modifies a verb, an adjective and sometimes another adverb.

'-osity' is an abstract noun word ending created from the ending of an '-ous' adjective.

Perhaps the only adjective in the English language that can follow the noun it modifies is "unknown".

There are two ways of using the infinitive as an adjective, 1. attributive, 2. predicative. Naturally 2. is a subject complement.

In English there are eight main parts of speech: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction and finally interjection.

The Oscars have become such a big deal these days that it's just used as adjective.
(Mira Sorvino)

It was a moment that gave the world a new adjective: "Beamonesque".
(The Independent - Athletics, )

“Heroic” is not an adjective normally associated with a politician.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

The best representational painting gets at the core of the adjective at hand.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

An adjective plus an animal — that’s an old-timey formula for naming a pub.
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

In recent seasons, the adjective has become more ubiquitous on TV than shows hosted by Chris Hardwick.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Think of any adverse adjective you like to conjure the notion of cowardice and Samir Nasri was the subject of it.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Romanian New Wave actor Dragos Bucur ('Police, Adjective') headlines this Romanian comedy directed by Paul Negoescu.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

"Desi" as a noun or adjective has become the typical way for people of South Asian ancestry to identify members of their diaspora.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

“Surreal” has become the go-to adjective of the moment, describing everything from traffic accidents to perfectly pitched baseball games.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

As much as anyone, Robert Plant deserves credit — or blame — for bringing the adjective "histrionic" into the vocabulary about rock music.
(Randy Lewis in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Romanian director Bogdan Mirica's first feature stars Dragos Bucur ('Police, Adjective') and premiered in Cannes in the Un Certain Regard section.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

The eponymous character in this warm indie comedy lives up to the effusive adjective in the title, thanks largely to the performance of Jessica Williams in her biggest film role to date.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Every glowing adjective, every single superlative that exists in any dictionary, in any language in the tennis universe has already been used in describing the 2011 edition of Novak Djokovic.
(The Vancouver Sun - Tennis, )

CBS also uses its heavyweight "The Big Bang Theory" to launch the comedy "Superior Donuts," which doesn't live up to that adjective, while NBC's "Powerless" weakly executes an interesting concept.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Inspired by the athleticism of the ancient Athenians, he gave his invention a Greek name, although his Greek was a bit off; it's more of an adjective than a noun, and translates as something akin to 'ball-ism'.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Oxford Dictionaries has selected "post-truth" as 2016's international word of the year, after the contentious "Brexit" referendum and an equally divisive U.S. presidential election caused usage of the adjective to skyrocket.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Despite only running for one series and concluding over a decade ago, Nathan Barley remains a touchstone of pop cultural satire, an adjective for anything purporting to castigate hipster culture whilst simultaneously feeding it.
(Christopher Hooton in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Director Wes Anderson has created perhaps the most defined and recognisable aesthetic of his generation, "Wes Anderson-y" now being an adjective used all the time when describing often pastel-coloured, uncannily symmetrical environments.
(Christopher Hooton in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The term "badass" gets tossed around a lot at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, but few performers have showed themselves as fully worthy of the adjective as neo-rockabilly-Western singer Nikki Lane during her afternoon set Saturday.
(Randy Lewis in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

If you want to evoke the scent of condescension, judgmentalism, self-righteousness or hypocrisy, all you need to do is tack on the adjective “evangelical” to the person, place or thing you’re describing, and voila—your work is complete.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Though its title, read as an adjective/plural noun, might suggest a movie about fast-food eaters, "TransFatty Lives" is actually a proper name followed by a verb, and that verb is key to this scrappy documentary about battling illness with creativity.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

On Friday afternoon at the Glendale branch of Gap, the handful of browsers hunting through the summer sales racks all looked old enough to remember a world before internet retail: a world where Gap was not just a clothing chain but a major cultural force, and where the millennials shopping across the street at H&M would have used the word “basic” not as an insult, but as an approving adjective for Gap’s inventory of essentials.
(The Independent - World News, )

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