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adjectivization

ad·jec·tiv·ize
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aj-ik-ti-vahyz]
    • /ˈædʒ ɪk tɪˌvaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aj-ik-ti-vahyz]
    • /ˈædʒ ɪk tɪˌvaɪz/

Definitions of adjectivization word

  • verb with object adjectivization Grammar. to make into an adjective, as by adding a suffix: The noun mirth can be adjectivized by adding -ful or -less to form the adjectives mirthful and mirthless. 1
  • verb with object adjectivization to apply adjectives to; describe: He tends to adjectivize himself as loyal and trustworthy, but that is far from accurate. 1
  • verb without object adjectivization to overdescribe: She adjectivizes in agonizing detail, using three adjectives where even one would be superfluous. 1
  • noun adjectivization The process of adjectivizing, and the result thereof. 0

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Parts of speech for Adjectivization

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

adjectivization popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

adjectivization usage trend in Literature

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