Noun Adjection Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adjection

Pronunciation:

/əˈdʒɛkʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

Something that has been added or appended; an added statement, word, etc.; (Grammar) an affix.
    The action or an act of adding or appending something.
      ((n.) The act or mode of adding; also, the thing added.)


      Origin:
      Middle English; earliest use found in Statutes of the Realm. From Anglo-Norman adjeccion, adjeccioun, Anglo-Norman and Middle French adjection (French † adjection) something that has been added or appended, act of adding or appending something and its etymon classical Latin adiectiōn-, adiectiō act of adding, addition, anything added, additional clause or proviso from adiect-, past participial stem of adiicere + -iō.

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