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List of Adjective Words

Adjectives are some of the most common words in the English language: with a list of adjective words at hand, you can effectively describe your surroundings in detail.  Keep reading to learn more about adjectives and how you can organize them in lists.


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Why Use an Adjective List?

Why Use an Adjective List?

You can put together adjective lists to study that will help you build a more advanced vocabulary. Teachers are always looking to boost the vocabulary of their students, and by learning new adjectives, students can become more effective writers and speakers. 

You can find adjective lists that feature all of the adjectives in the English language, organized alphabetically. This list might help you find adjectives that start with a specific letter and will give you a sense of how many adjectives there actually are. People who are learning a foreign language often make a list of adjective words in order to memorize new vocabulary more quickly and to organize their learning process.

List of Adjective Words

Below is a short adjective list that can get you started on your way to building an adjective list. These words can be used to describe feelings and appearances of objects and can make it easy to describe yourself, your surroundings, and your favorite things. You can use this list to build your own list, adding words you like and removing words you do not, replacing them with even more descriptive words.  By keeping this list on your desk as you write, you can refer to is and learn to add more descriptive words into your writing. 

  • adorable
  • adventurous
  • aggressive
  • agreeable
  • alert
  • alive
  • amused
  • angry
  • annoyed
  • annoying



Write down the correct form of the word in brackets (adjective or adverb).

  1. Tom is (slow) . He works .
  2. Sue is a (careful)  girl. She climbed up the ladder .
  3. The dog is (angry) . It barks .
  4. He acted (excellent) . He's an  actor.
  5. They learn English (easy) . They think English is an  language.
  6. Max is a (good)  singer. He sings .
  7. It's (awful)  cold today. The cold wind is .
  8. Dogs rely on their noses as they can smell (extreme / good) . If that is true, why does dog food smell so (terrible) ?
  9. The little boy looked (sad) . I went over to comfort him and he looked at me .
  10. I tasted the soup (careful)  but it tasted (wonderful) .