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synonyms for genitive

  • carnal
  • erotic
  • intimate
  • passionate
  • reproductive
  • sensual
  • animal
  • animalistic
  • bestial
  • fleshly
  • generative
  • genital
  • loving
  • procreative
  • sharing
  • venereal
  • voluptuous
  • wanton

antonyms for genitive

MOST RELEVANT
  • chaste
  • cold
  • cool
  • dull
  • frigid
  • asexual
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How to use genitive in a sentence

These names are for the most part a Greek letter prefixed to the genitive case of the Latin name of the constellation.
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
Moreover, fet of the plural applies only to the nominative and accusative; the genitive has fota, the dative fotum.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
The subject of warni is warschipe contained in the preceding genitive; see 6/18.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
From Muskeeg, a swamp or bog, and o, the sign of the genitive.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Dr. Lowth, on the other part, supposes the possessive pronouns mine and thine to be genitive cases.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
This termination of the noun seems to constitute a real genitive indicating possession.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
Of two substantives the noun possessive is in the genitive; as, His father's glory; The sun's heat.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
Monthe (B 1674) is an old genitive plural, after the numeral twelf.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The genitive almost invariably ends in -es, sometimes shortened to -s. Ex.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Substantives of French origin take a genitive in -es or -s, and remain unchanged in the dat.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GENITIVE

  • animal
  • animalistic
  • bestial
  • carnal
  • erotic
  • fleshly
  • generative
  • genital
  • genitive
  • intimate
  • loving
  • passionate
  • procreative
  • reproductive
  • sensual
  • sharing
  • venereal
  • voluptuous
  • wanton
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.