of, pertaining to, or used as an adjective.
describing by means of many adjectives; depending for effect on intensive qualification of subject matter, as a writer, style, or essay.

1790–1800; adjective + -al1

adjectivally, adverb
nonadjectival, adjective
nonadjectivally, adverb
preadjectival, adjective
preadjectivally, adverb Unabridged
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adjective (ˈædʒɪktɪv)
1.  a.  a word imputing a characteristic to a noun or pronoun
 b.  adj (as modifier): an adjective phrase
2.  additional or dependent
3.  Compare substantive (of law) relating to court practice and procedure, as opposed to the principles of law dealt with by the courts
[C14: from Late Latin adjectīvus attributive, from adjicere to throw to, add, from ad- to + jacere to throw; in grammatical sense, from the Latin phrase nōmen adjectīvum attributive noun]

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Example sentences
Harry's talents included a gift for telling stories eloquent with adjectival
The films are indelible, the surname is adjectival, and the silhouette of the
  portly profile is instantly recognizable.
We can see this sort of adjectival window-dressing in many of the comments
  posted here.
But again, his control slips, and the writing descends into adjectival
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