ADJ

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AcronymDefinition
ADJAdjourned
ADJAdjudged
ADJAdjective
ADJAdjustable
ADJAmerican DJ (brand name)
ADJAdjacent
ADJAdjunct
ADJAdjoint (of a matrix or an operator; math)
ADJAdjutant
ADJAdministration of Justice (criminal justice course; various universities)
ADJAdditional District Judge (India)
ADJAdjustment
ADJAdjust/Adjustment
ADJAustralian Dental Journal
ADJAmman, Jordan - Civil (Airport Code)
ADJAnother Dead Junkie
ADJAction pour le Développement des Jeunes (French: Action for the Development of Youth; Togo)
ADJAustralian Designer Jewellery (Sydney, Australia)
References in classic literature ?
I have shown what a bother it is to decline a good (male) friend; well this is only a third of the work, for there is a variety of new distortions of the adjective to be learned when the object is feminine, and still another when the object is neuter.
Personal pronouns and adjectives are a fruitful nuisance in this language, and should have been left out.
We would not wish to mislead our readers in their conceptions of any of our characters, and we therefore feel it necessary to add that the adjective, in the preceding agnomen of Mr.
They had no fixed values, to be altered by adjectives and adverbs.
Thus the terms 'whiteness','grammar', 'justice', give us the adjectives 'white','grammatical', 'just', and so on.
As to the adjectives, I said, if I remember right, amiable, unambitious, and absent-minded.
He used gestures instead of adjectives, and he halted.
blase old beau loves with an hysterical fervor that requires four adjectives to every noun to properly describe.
His adjectives were too foul for print; they were given with such a special effort at distinctness, however, that I was smiling one instant, and giving thanks the next that Eva Denison had not come forward with her guardian.
Black headlines, notes of exclamation, the use of superlative adjectives, scarcely met the case.
By lexical class, the bases of the word-formation process in which the alternations occur include eighty-three adjectives, 171 nouns and 387 verbs (as well as two adverbs), while the derivatives belong to the classes of adjective (39), noun (197) and verb (408).
Ultimately, then, the adjective prior may have the same etymological root as the adjective prime.