Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to grammar, or the structure of a language or languages; structured as regards language.

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  • adjective Grammatical.

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  • adjective grammatical

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  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar

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Examples

  • With the qualities of tone, tenor and structural (poetic/rhetorical/grammatic) patterning, we are dealing with fundamentally formal features of language -- not the substance of the articulation but the mode of articulation.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • How often our grammatic nerve has rebelled as we listened to school children going through the multiplication tables.

    What Are We to Say?

  • It's out there, and not just the grammatic abominations and spell czech disasters that are the usual run-of-the-mill, but high-quality stuff (www. sfsignal.com gives a list several times a week of places where professional writers and publishers have posted free work on the web).

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • While the use of figurative language in and of itself doubtless raises the register of an articulation just as grammatic complexity does, what matters more here is the way those notes function as notation, creating the notion, creating the import.

    On the Sublime

  • We do not have an equivalent to the French Academy in English for grammatic conventions other than proper nouns.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Year of Our Lord”

  • It's out there, and not just the grammatic abominations and spell czech disasters that are the usual run-of-the-mill, but high-quality stuff (www. sfsignal.com gives a list several times a week of places where professional writers and publishers have posted free work on the web).

    The Death of the Short Story

  • While the use of figurative language in and of itself doubtless raises the register of an articulation just as grammatic complexity does, what matters more here is the way those notes function as notation, creating the notion, creating the import.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • With the qualities of tone, tenor and structural (poetic/rhetorical/grammatic) patterning, we are dealing with fundamentally formal features of language -- not the substance of the articulation but the mode of articulation.

    On the Sublime

  • (We must, of course, ignore the decisiveness of a “no!” from kids asked if they want to play outside instead of in front of the Wii, which must be some sort of anomaly from these grammatic vacillators that are our youth.)

    It’s a kind of grammatical « Motivated Grammar

  • (We must, of course, ignore the decisiveness of a “no!” from kids asked if they want to play outside instead of in front of the Wii, which must be some sort of anomaly from these grammatic vacillators that are our youth.)

    2008 January « Motivated Grammar

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