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Definition of "compositional" [compositional]

  • Of or pertaining to composition. (adjective)
  • Being the sum of its parts. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "compositional" in a sentence
  • "The Clogs are a four-person, part-time improvisational and part-time compositional from the US and the land down under, and while their instrumentation is somewhat folk in nature, their sound is very progressive."
  • "I thus associate the compact world of the admirable hill-top, the world of a predominant golden-brown, with a general invocation of sensibility and fancy, and think of myself as going forth into the lingering light of summer evenings all attuned to intensity of the idea of compositional beauty, or in other words, freely speaking, to the question of colour, to intensity of picture."
  • "A neo-davidsonian analysis that posits an event variable in the syntactic structure is a step towards the right kind of compositional, internalist semantics that linguistics should aspire for today."