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ALL meanings of adjectivization

ad·jec·tiv·ize
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  • 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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