An indefinite adjective is an adjective formed from an indefinite pronoun. The most common indefinite pronouns are: all, any,
anyone, anything, each, everybody, everyone, everything, few, many, nobody, none, one, several, some, somebody, and someone.
When used as adjectives (i.e. when they modify nouns), these are known as "indefinite adjectives".
The most common indefinite adjectives are:
any, each, few, many, most, several, and some.
They are often used to describe a noun to show an element of uncertainty.
There are several in the safe room. (indefinite pronoun)
There are several people in the safe room.
(indefinite adjective — here "several" modifies the noun "people")
I have seen some in the cupboard. (indefinite pronoun)
I have seen some cartridges in the cupboard.
(indefinite adjective — here "some" modifies the noun "cartridges")
There are only a few
deer left, and we need to tag each
one. [show me the indefinite adjectives]|
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Enumeration of adjectives
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