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 History of this Word

"adjective" is from "adjectivum", (added word), used by writers in Italy during 300-600 A.D.
which is from "ad-" (to) + "jacere" (throw), used by writers in Italy during 300-600 A.D.

Notes

This subdivision of "modifier" adds little to the understanding of language for the general public.

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grammar is noun

"adjective" is a type of modifier

Definition

Word that modifies meaning of a noun or pronoun and indicates the type of word that is modified. Created to subdivide modifiers. Many words may be used to modify various nouns.

Examples of how the word is used

adjective illustration The word spiritual is over used, but for Beth it's the right adjective.
adjective illustration Now we come to "waste" as an adjective.