possessional adjective

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possessional adjective (plural possessional adjectives)

  1. (grammar) An adjective indicating that a noun is in possession of, or has the quality of, some other noun; usually formed in English by the affixation of the suffix -ed, -ful, -y, -ous, -able, -ual, -ish, -ar or -esque, or the suffixoid -like, to the noun being possessed.

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Not to be confused with possessive adjective, which is a synonym for possessive determiner.

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