List of Adjectives

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A list of adjectives is a helpful tool in a homeschool class. Use it with your students as you study parts of speech or simply to enhance their writing. You may also want to use these lists with free grammar worksheets for a strong language arts program.

What Is an Adjective

Adjectives are words that modify nouns or pronouns. In other words, they describe, identify, or quantify a person, place, or thing. They make sentences and stories stronger, richer, and more detailed.

Popular List of Adjectives

"A" words "B" words "C" words "D" words "E" words "F" words "G" words "H" words "I" words "J" words
adorable bold critical dizzy eager fabulous great hard idiotic jagged
abusive bad calm dangerous egotistical fair giant handsome ignorant jaded
arrogant better courageous dumb educated freaky gaunt hard ill jealous
awful bloated callous destructive early fantastic gaudy healthy illegal joyous
abnormal black cute damp enchanted fast gentle harsh immense jolly
abrasive beautiful crazy defiant enormous fat great hard imminent juicy
awesome busy creepy dusty expensive fearful giddy hateful immense jumpy
aloof broken cool discreet exotic fancy grateful harsh imaginary jittery
alluring broad creative disastrous effective frightened gifted harmonious impolite jumbled
aware bumpy concerned drab exclusive famous glamorous handy icy jobless

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"K" words "L" words "M" words "N" words "O" words "P" words "Q" words "R" words "S" words "T" words
kind lame macho new organized painful quiet rainy sad tired
knowing lacking magical naive obese petite quick reserved shy tough
keen large mean nasty odd painful quirky red silver tart
kaput late massive neat obedient perfect quaint rare scared tacky
knotty last malicious naughty obscene peaceful quickest repulsive scrawny tiny
kindly lavish moody negligent old pale questionable real savory tan
kindhearted lazy meek near offbeat purple quixotic red secret tender
knowledgeable light magenta narrow opposite pink quarrelsome rare salty tasty
known loose messy nutty overt panicky questionable reflective sassy tearful

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"U" words "V" words "W" words "X" words "Y" words "Z" words
unkind vague warm yellow zany
ugly valuable wary young zippy
unable vacuous weary youthful zonked
unique violent weak yummy zesty
unbecoming vivacious wealthy zealous
uneven victorious white
unnatural violet watery


List of Adjectives