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Building on other research projects suggesting, for example, that people at high risk of psychosis tend use fewer possessive pronouns like “my,” “his,” or “ours,” Rezaii and her colleagues wanted to see if a computer could spot low semantic density.MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In earnest appeals we find the nmen also used, with sometimes the praenmen or the possessive m prefixed.THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
The use of the plural possessive thrilled the heart of the workers; the club was a family possession.THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
His eyes were an index of the man, bold and possessive and unwavering.THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The possessive pronoun is used by French soldiers in addressing superior officers.CONTES FRANAISDOUGLAS LABAREE BUFFUM
But the possessive pronoun rose readily to his lips when talk turned upon the land.THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
Thereupon Flibbertigibbet beat upon her breast to indicate first person singular possessive.FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
All the possessive pronominal forms except its and, in part, their and theirs, are also animate.LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
Animate nouns and pronouns are sure to have distinctive possessive forms for an indefinitely long period.LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
The possessive pronouns, like other adjectives, are without cases or change of termination.A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON

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