Adjectives From A to Z

A

aback
abaft
abandoned
abashed
aberrant
abhorrent
abiding
abject
ablaze
able
abnormal
aboard
aboriginal
abortive
abounding
abrasive
abrupt
absent
absolute
absorbed
absorbing
abstracted
absurd
abundant
abusive
academic
acceptable
accessible
accidental
acclaimed
accomplished
accurate
aching
acid
acidic
acoustic
acrid
acrobatic
active
actual
actually
ad hoc
adamant
adaptable
addicted
adept
adhesive
adjoining
admirable
admired
adolescent
adorable
adored
advanced
adventurous
affectionate
afraid
aged
aggravating
aggressive
agile
agitated
agonizing
agreeable
ahead
ajar
alarmed
alarming
alcoholic
alert
alienated
alike
alive
all
alleged
alluring
aloof
altruistic
amazing
ambiguous
ambitious
amiable
ample
amuck
amused
amusing
anchored
ancient
ancient
angelic
angry
angry
anguished
animated
annoyed
annoying
annual
another
antique
antsy
anxious
any
apathetic
appetizing
apprehensive
appropriate
apt
aquatic
arctic
arid
aromatic
arrogant
artistic
ashamed
aspiring
assorted
assured
astonishing
athletic
attached
attentive
attractive
auspicious
austere
authentic
authorized
automatic
available
avaricious
average
awake
aware
awesome
awful
awkward
axiomatic

B

babyish
back
bad
baggy
barbarous
bare
barren
bashful
basic
batty
bawdy
beautiful
beefy
befitting
belated
belligerent
beloved
beneficial
bent
berserk
best
better
bewildered
bewitched
big
big-hearted
billowy
biodegradable
bite-sized
biting
bitter
bizarre
black
black-and-white
bland
blank
blaring
bleak
blind
blissful
blond
bloody
blue
blue-eyed
blushing
bogus
boiling
bold
bony
boorish
bored
boring
bossy
both
bouncy
boundless
bountiful
bowed
brainy
brash
brave
brawny
breakable
breezy
brief
bright
brilliant
brisk
broad
broken
bronze
brown
bruised
bubbly
bulky
bumpy
buoyant
burdensome
burly
bustling
busy
buttery
buzzing

C

cagey
calculating
callous
calm
candid
canine
capable
capital
capricious
carefree
careful
careless
caring
cautious
cavernous
ceaseless
celebrated
certain
changeable
charming
cheap
cheeky
cheerful
cheery
chemical
chief
childlike
chilly
chivalrous
chubby
chunky
circular
clammy
classic
classy
clean
clear
clear-cut
clever
cloistered
close
closed
cloudy
clueless
clumsy
cluttered
coarse
coherent
cold
colorful
colorless
colossal
colossal
combative
comfortable
common
compassionate
competent
complete
complex
complicated
composed
concerned
concrete
condemned
condescending
confused
conscious
considerate
constant
contemplative
content
conventional
convincing
convoluted
cooing
cooked
cool
cooperative
coordinated
corny
corrupt
costly
courageous
courteous
cowardly
crabby
crafty
craven
crazy
creamy
creative
creepy
criminal
crisp
critical
crooked
crowded
cruel
crushing
cuddly
cultivated
cultured
cumbersome
curious
curly
curved
curvy
cut
cute
cylindrical
cynical

D

daffy
daily
damaged
damaging
damp
dangerous
dapper
dapper
daring
dark
darling
dashing
dazzling
dead
deadly
deadpan
deafening
dear
dearest
debonair
decayed
deceitful
decent
decimal
decisive
decorous
deep
deeply
defeated
defective
defenseless
defensive
defiant
deficient
definite
delayed
delectable
delicate
delicious
delightful
delirious
demanding
demonic
dense
dental
dependable
dependent
depraved
depressed
deranged
descriptive
deserted
despicable
detailed
determined
devilish
devoted
didactic
different
difficult
digital
dilapidated
diligent
dim
diminutive
dimpled
dimwitted
direct
direful
dirty
disagreeable
disastrous
discreet
discrete
disfigured
disguised
disgusted
disgusting
dishonest
disillusioned
disloyal
dismal
dispensable
distant
distinct
distorted
distraught
distressed
disturbed
divergent
dizzy
domineering
dopey
doting
double
doubtful
downright
drab
draconian
drafty
drained
dramatic
dreary
droopy
drunk
dry
dual
dull
dull
dusty
dutiful
dynamic
dysfunctional

E

each
eager
early
earnest
earsplitting
earthy
easy
easy-going
eatable
economic
ecstatic
edible
educated
efficacious
efficient
eight
elaborate
elastic
elated
elderly
electric
elegant
elementary
elfin
elite
elliptical
emaciated
embarrassed
embellished
eminent
emotional
empty
enchanted
enchanting
encouraging
endurable
energetic
enlightened
enormous
enraged
entertaining
enthusiastic
entire
envious
envious
equable
equal
equatorial
erect
erratic
essential
esteemed
ethereal
ethical
euphoric
evanescent
evasive
even
evergreen
everlasting
every
evil
exalted
exasperated
excellent
excitable
excited
exciting
exclusive
exemplary
exhausted
exhilarated
exotic
expensive
experienced
expert
extensive
extra-large
extraneous
extra-small
extroverted
exuberant
exultant

F

fabulous
faded
failing
faint
fair
faithful
fake
fallacious
false
familiar
famous
fanatical
fancy
fantastic
far
faraway
far-flung
far-off
fascinated
fast
fat
fatal
fatherly
faulty
favorable
favorite
fearful
fearless
feeble
feigned
feisty
feline
female
feminine
fertile
festive
few
fickle
fierce
filthy
fine
finicky
finished
firm
first
firsthand
fitting
five
fixed
flagrant
flaky
flamboyant
flashy
flat
flawed
flawless
flickering
flimsy
flippant
floppy
flowery
flufy
fluid
flustered
fluttering
foamy
focused
fond
foolhardy
foolish
forceful
foregoing
forgetful
forked
formal
forsaken
forthright
fortunate
four
fragile
fragrant
frail
frank
frantic
frayed
free
freezing
French
frequent
fresh
fretful
friendly
frightened
frightening
frigid
frilly
frivolous
frizzy
front
frosty
frothy
frozen
frugal
fruitful
frustrating
full
fumbling
fumbling
functional
funny
furry
furtive
fussy
future
futuristic
fuzzy

G

gabby
gainful
gamy
gaping
gargantuan
garrulous
gaseous
gaudy
general
general
generous
gentle
genuine
ghastly
giant
giddy
gifted
gigantic
giving
glamorous
glaring
glass
gleaming
gleeful
glib
glistening
glittering
gloomy
glorious
glossy
glum
godly
golden
good
good-natured
goofy
gorgeous
graceful
gracious
grand
grandiose
grandiose
granular
grateful
gratis
grave
gray
greasy
great
greedy
green
gregarious
grey
grieving
grim
grimy
gripping
grizzled
groovy
gross
grotesque
grouchy
grounded
growing
growling
grown
grubby
gruesome
grumpy
guarded
guiltless
guilty
gullible
gummy
gusty
guttural

H

habitual
hairy
half
half
hallowed
halting
handmade
handsome
handsomely
handy
hanging
hapless
happy
happy-go-lucky
hard
hard-to-find
harebrained
harmful
harmless
harmonious
harsh
hasty
hateful
haunting
heady
healthy
heartbreaking
heartfelt
hearty
heavenly
heavy
hefty
hellish
helpful
helpless
hesitant
hidden
hideous
high
highfalutin
high-level
high-pitched
hilarious
hissing
historical
hoarse
holistic
hollow
homeless
homely
honest
honorable
honored
hopeful
horrible
horrific
hospitable
hot
huge
hulking
humble
humdrum
humiliating
humming
humongous
humorous
hungry
hurried
hurt
hurtful
hushed
husky
hypnotic
hysterical

I

icky
icy
ideal
ideal
idealistic
identical
idiotic
idle
idolized
ignorant
ill
illegal
ill-fated
ill-informed
illiterate
illustrious
imaginary
imaginative
immaculate
immaterial
immediate
immense
imminent
impartial
impassioned
impeccable
imperfect
imperturbable
impish
impolite
important
imported
impossible
impractical
impressionable
impressive
improbable
impure
inborn
incandescent
incomparable
incompatible
incompetent
incomplete
inconclusive
inconsequential
incredible
indelible
indolent
industrious
inexpensive
inexperienced
infamous
infantile
infatuated
inferior
infinite
informal
innate
innocent
inquisitive
insecure
insidious
insignificant
insistent
instinctive
instructive
insubstantial
intelligent
intent
intentional
interesting
internal
international
intrepid
intrigued
invincible
irate
ironclad
irresponsible
irritable
irritating
itchy

J

jaded
jagged
jam-packed
jaunty
jazzy
jealous
jittery
jobless
joint
jolly
jovial
joyful
joyous
jubilant
judicious
juicy
jumbled
jumbo
jumpy
jumpy
junior
juvenile

K

kaleidoscopic
kaput
keen
key
kind
kindhearted
kindly
klutzy
knobby
knotty
knowing
knowledgeable
known
kooky
kosher

L

labored
lackadaisical
lacking
lame
lame
lamentable
languid
lanky
large
last
lasting
late
laughable
lavish
lawful
lazy
leading
leafy
lean
learned
left
legal
legitimate
lethal
level
lewd
light
lighthearted
likable
like
likeable
likely
limited
limp
limping
linear
lined
liquid
literate
little
live
lively
livid
living
loathsome
lone
lonely
long
longing
long-term
loose
lopsided
lost
loud
loutish
lovable
lovely
loving
low
lowly
loyal
lucky
ludicrous
lumbering
luminous
lumpy
lush
lustrous
luxuriant
luxurious
lying
lyrical

M

macabre
macho
mad
maddening
made-up
madly
magenta
magical
magnificent
majestic
major
makeshift
male
malicious
mammoth
maniacal
many
marked
married
marvelous
masculine
massive
material
materialistic
mature
meager
mealy
mean
measly
meaty
medical
mediocre
medium
meek
melancholy
mellow
melodic
melted
memorable
menacing
merciful
mere
merry
messy
metallic
mighty
mild
military
milky
mindless
miniature
minor
minty
minute
miscreant
miserable
miserly
misguided
mistaken
misty
mixed
moaning
modern
modest
moist
moldy
momentous
monstrous
monthly
monumental
moody
moral
mortified
motherly
motionless
mountainous
muddled
muddy
muffled
multicolored
mundane
mundane
murky
mushy
musty
mute
muted
mysterious

N

naive
nappy
narrow
nasty
natural
naughty
nauseating
nautical
near
neat
nebulous
necessary
needless
needy
negative
neglected
negligible
neighboring
neighborly
nervous
nervous
new
next
nice
nice
nifty
nimble
nine
nippy
nocturnal
noiseless
noisy
nonchalant
nondescript
nonsensical
nonstop
normal
nostalgic
nosy
notable
noted
noteworthy
novel
noxious
null
numb
numberless
numerous
nutritious
nutty

O

oafish
obedient
obeisant
obese
oblivious
oblong
obnoxious
obscene
obsequious
observant
obsolete
obtainable
obvious
occasional
oceanic
odd
oddball
offbeat
offensive
official
oily
old
old-fashioned
omniscient
one
onerous
only
open
opposite
optimal
optimistic
opulent
orange
orderly
ordinary
organic
original
ornate
ornery
ossified
other
our
outgoing
outlandish
outlying
outrageous
outstanding
oval
overconfident
overcooked
overdue
overjoyed
overlooked
overrated
overt
overwrought

P

painful
painstaking
palatable
pale
paltry
panicky
panoramic
parallel
parched
parsimonious
partial
passionate
past
pastel
pastoral
pathetic
peaceful
penitent
peppery
perfect
perfumed
periodic
perky
permissible
perpetual
perplexed
personal
pertinent
pesky
pessimistic
petite
petty
petty
phobic
phony
physical
picayune
piercing
pink
piquant
pitiful
placid
plain
plaintive
plant
plastic
plausible
playful
pleasant
pleased
pleasing
plucky
plump
plush
pointed
pointless
poised
polished
polite
political
pompous
poor
popular
portly
posh
positive
possessive
possible
potable
powerful
powerless
practical
precious
premium
present
present
prestigious
pretty
previous
pricey
prickly
primary
prime
pristine
private
prize
probable
productive
profitable
profuse
proper
protective
proud
prudent
psychedelic
psychotic
public
puffy
pumped
punctual
pungent
puny
pure
purple
purring
pushy
pushy
putrid
puzzled
puzzling

Q

quack
quaint
quaint
qualified
quarrelsome
quarterly
queasy
querulous
questionable
quick
quickest
quick-witted
quiet
quintessential
quirky
quixotic
quixotic
quizzical

R

rabid
racial
radiant
ragged
rainy
rambunctious
rampant
rapid
rare
rash
raspy
ratty
raw
ready
real
realistic
reasonable
rebel
recent
receptive
reckless
recondite
rectangular
red
redundant
reflecting
reflective
regal
regular
reliable
relieved
remarkable
reminiscent
remorseful
remote
repentant
repulsive
required
resolute
resonant
respectful
responsible
responsive
revolving
rewarding
rhetorical
rich
right
righteous
rightful
rigid
ringed
ripe
ritzy
roasted
robust
romantic
roomy
rosy
rotating
rotten
rotund
rough
round
rowdy
royal
rubbery
ruddy
rude
rundown
runny
rural
rustic rusty
ruthless

S

sable
sad
safe
salty
same
sandy
sane
sarcastic
sardonic
sassy
satisfied
satisfying
savory
scaly
scandalous
scant
scarce
scared
scary
scattered
scented
scholarly
scientific
scintillating
scornful
scratchy
scrawny
screeching
second
secondary
second-hand
secret
secretive
sedate
seemly
selective
self-assured
selfish
self-reliant
sentimental
separate
serene
serious
serpentine
several
severe
shabby
shadowy
shady
shaggy
shaky
shallow
shameful
shameless
sharp
shimmering
shiny
shivering
shocked
shocking
shoddy
short
short-term
showy
shrill
shut
shy
sick
silent
silky
silly
silver
similar
simple
simplistic
sincere
sinful
single
six
sizzling
skeletal
skillful
skinny
sleepy
slight
slim
slimy
slippery
sloppy
slow
slushy
small
smarmy
smart
smelly
smiling
smoggy
smooth
smug
snappy
snarling
sneaky
sniveling
snobbish
snoopy
snotty
sociable
soft
soggy
solid
somber
some
sophisticated
sordid
sore
sorrowful
soulful
soupy
sour
sour
Spanish
sparkling
sparse
special
specific
spectacular
speedy
spherical
spicy
spiffy
spiky
spirited
spiritual
spiteful
splendid
spooky
spotless
spotted
spotty
spry
spurious
squalid
square
squeaky
squealing
squeamish
squiggly
stable
staid
stained
staking
stale
standard
standing
starchy
stark
starry
statuesque
steadfast
steady
steel
steep
stereotyped
sticky
stiff
stimulating
stingy
stormy
stout
straight
strange
strict
strident
striking
striped
strong
studious
stunning
stunning
stupendous
stupid
sturdy
stylish
subdued
submissive
subsequent
substantial
subtle
suburban
successful
succinct
succulent
sudden
sugary
sulky
sunny
super
superb
superficial
superior
supportive
supreme
sure-footed
surprised
suspicious
svelte
swanky
sweaty
sweet
sweltering
swift
sympathetic
symptomatic
synonymous

T

taboo
tacit
tacky
talented
talkative
tall
tame
tan
tangible
tangy
tart
tasteful
tasteless
tasty
tattered
taut
tawdry
tearful
tedious
teeming
teeny
teeny-tiny
telling
temporary
tempting
ten
tender
tense
tenuous
tepid
terrible
terrific
tested
testy
thankful
that
therapeutic
these
thick
thin
thinkable
third
thirsty
this
thorny
thorough
those
thoughtful
thoughtless
threadbare
threatening
three
thrifty
thundering
thunderous
tidy
tight
tightfisted
timely
tinted
tiny
tired
tiresome
toothsome
torn
torpid
total
tough
towering
tragic
trained
tranquil
trashy
traumatic
treasured
tremendous
triangular
tricky
trifling
trim
trite
trivial
troubled
truculent
true
trusting
trustworthy
trusty
truthful
tubby
turbulent
twin
two
typical

U

ubiquitous
ugliest
ugly
ultimate
ultra
unable
unaccountable
unarmed
unaware
unbecoming
unbiased
uncomfortable
uncommon
unconscious
uncovered
understated
understood
undesirable
unequal
unequaled
uneven
unfinished
unfit
unfolded
unfortunate
unhappy
unhealthy
uniform
unimportant
uninterested
unique
united
unkempt
unknown
unlawful
unlined
unlucky
unnatural
unpleasant
unrealistic
unripe
unruly
unselfish
unsightly
unsteady
unsuitable
unsung
untidy
untimely
untried
untrue
unused
unusual
unwelcome
unwieldy
unwitting
unwritten
upbeat
uppity
upright
upset
uptight
urban
usable
used
used
useful
useless
utilized
utopian
utter
uttermost

V

vacant
vacuous
vagabond
vague
vain
valid
valuable
vapid
variable
various
vast
velvety
venerated
vengeful
venomous
verdant
verifiable
versed
vexed
vibrant
vicious
victorious
vigilant
vigorous
villainous
violent
violet
virtual
virtuous
visible
vital
vivacious
vivid
voiceless
volatile
voluminous
voracious
vulgar

W

wacky
waggish
waiting
wakeful
wan
wandering
wanting
warlike
warm
warmhearted
warped
wary
wasteful
watchful
waterlogged
watery
wavy
weak
wealthy
weary
webbed
wee
weekly
weepy
weighty
weird
welcome
well-documented
well-groomed
well-informed
well-lit
well-made
well-off
well-to-do
well-worn
wet
which
whimsical
whirlwind
whispered
whispering
white
whole
wholesale
whopping
wicked
wide
wide-eyed
wiggly
wild
willing
wilted
winding
windy
winged
wiry
wise
wistful
witty
wobbly
woebegone
woeful
womanly
wonderful
wooden
woozy
wordy
workable
worldly
worn
worried
worrisome
worse
worst
worthless
worthwhile
worthy
wrathful
wretched
writhing
wrong
wry

X and Y

xenophobic

yawning
yearly
yellow
yellowish
yielding
young
youthful
yummy

Z

zany
zealous
zesty
zigzag
zippy
zonked