adnoun


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ad·noun

 (ăd′noun′)
n.
An adjective used as a noun, such as merciful in Blessed are the merciful.

[ad- + noun (modeled on adverb).]

adnoun

(ˈædnaʊn)
n
(Grammar) an adjective used as a noun; absolute adjective
[C18: from Latin ad to + noun, formed on the model of adverb]
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Noun1.adnoun - an adjective used as a noun; "`meek' in `blessed are the meek' is an adnoun"
common noun - a noun that denotes any or all members of a class