The role of conceptual oppositions in formation of the category of English adjectives denoting person's mental characteristics

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The semantics of English adjectives denoting person's mental characteristics is based on certain concepts that form binary oppositions. The category of the adjectives in question extends due to filling the vacant places in the oppositions.

M B Antonova

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Email: antonovamb@yandex.ru <mailto:antonovamb@yandex.ru>
Кафедра английского языкаФакультет экономики; Национальный исследовательский университет«Высшая школа экономики»; National Research University Higher School of Economics

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