150 Common Adjectives List in English

150 Common Adjectives List in English

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If you’re brushing up on your English skills, or looking to expand your vocabulary, this list of common adjectives is a great place to start. From describing people and places, to discussing feelings and possessions, these words will come in handy in a variety of situations.

Whether you’re writing an essay, sending a text, or having a conversation, being able to choose the right adjective can help express exactly what you mean. So take a look through our list, and next time you need just the right word, you’ll be ready!

Common Adjective with Meaning

1) Beautiful: Attractive in a delicate way

2) Ugly: unattractive or unpleasant to look at

3) Handsome: attractive or pleasing in appearance

4) Clean: free from dirt, marks, or stains

5) Dirty: not clean; covered with dirt, marks, or stains

6) Young: having lived or existed for only a short time; not old

7) Old: having lived or existed for a long time; not young

8) Brave: able to face danger without showing fear

9) Cowardly: lacking courage; easily frightened

10) Strong: able to withstand force or pressure; not easily broken, bent, or damaged

11) Weak: unable to withstand force or pressure; easily broken, bent, or damaged

12) Delicious: appetizing or pleasing to the taste

13) Disgusting: causing disgust; not appealing to the taste

14) Interesting: holding the attention; arousing curiosity or interest

15) Boring: not interesting; dull and uneventful

16) Nice: pleasant and agreeable in nature

17) Mean: having a bad disposition; unpleasant or rude

18) Friendly: kind and pleasant to people you know

19) Unfriendly: not kind or pleasant to people you know

20) Smart: able to think quickly and understand complex ideas

21) Stupid: not smart; unable to think quickly or understand complex ideas

22) Large: bigger than average in size

23) Small: smaller than average in size

24) Long: having a greater length than usual

25) Short: having a lesser length than usual

26) Heavy: having a great weight; not light

27) Light: having a small weight; not heavy

28) Fast: moving quickly; able to move quickly

29) Slow: moving slowly; not able to move quickly

30) Loud: producing a sound that is loud in volume

31) Quiet: producing little or no sound; not loud

32) Hot: having or feeling a temperature that is high above the average

33) Cold: having or feeling a temperature that is low below the average

34) Early: or occurring before the expected time

35) Late: or occurring after the expected time

36) Many: a large number in number

37) Few: a small number in number

38) Full: containing as much as possible of something

39) Empty: containing nothing; not full

40) Right: correct or true

41) Wrong: not correct or true; incorrect

42) Relaxed: not feeling anxious or stressed; at ease

43) Stressed: feeling anxious or worried

44) Tired: needing or wanting to sleep because of being fatigued

45) Awake: not asleep; conscious

46) Hungry: needing or wanting food

47) Full: having eaten enough and no longer feeling hungry

48) Thirsty: needing or wanting to drink because of being thirsty

49) Excited: feeling happy and enthusiastic about something

50) Calm: not excited; relaxed and free from emotion

51) Different: not the same as something else; diverse or varied

150 Common Adjectives List

  • Burly
  • Ghastly
  • Lively
  • Disturbed
  • Embarrassed
  • Frothy
  • Good
  • Adorable
  • Bad
  • Cheerful
  • Cruel
  • Dashing
  • Dull
  • Fresh
  • Horrific
  • Narrow
  • Upset
  • Average
  • Crooked
  • Enchanting
  • High
  • Lively
  • Robust
  • Thankful
  • Gigantic
  • Jumpy
  • Naughty
  • Tender
  • Brave
  • Dangerous
  • Funny
  • Bulky
  • Juicy
  • Ripe
  • Zealous
  • Bored
  • Cynical
  • Frothy
  • Hollow
  • Livid
  • Rotten
  • Thick
  • Amused
  • Clean
  • Deep
  • Ecstatic
  • Acidic
  • Cheeky
  • Cruel
  • Drab
  • Batty
  • Cumbersome
  • Friendly
  • Broad
  • easy
  • Gaudy
  • Dizzy
  • Energetic
  • Gentle
  • Icy
  • Drained
  • Giddy
  • Ideal
  • Sweet
  • Amiable
  • Chubby
  • Deceitful
  • Eager
  • Icy
  • Quaint
  • Vexed
  • Huge
  • Lovely
  • Sweet
  • Timely
  • Hungry
  • Nasty
  • Uptight
  • Irritable
  • Relieved
  • Wacky
  • Appetizing
  • Clear
  • Defeated
  • Elated
  • Helpful
  • Livid
  • Thick
  • Abrupt
  • Abrupt
  • Clueless
  • Tense
  • Hurt
  • Naughty
  • Vast
  • Clumsy
  • Delicious
  • Emaciated
  • Frightened
  • Lucky
  • Tart
  • Tricky
  • Vexed
  • Bright
  • Decayed
  • Fuzzy
  • Abrupt
  • Charming
  • Defeated
  • Kind
  • Blushing
  • Irritable
  • Repulsive
  • Weary
  • Macho
  • Tasty
  • Uneven
  • Zany
  • Blushing
  • Cloudy
  • Defiant
  • Elegant
  • Helpful
  • Lethal
  • Quaint
  • Terrible
  • Helpless
  • Ludicrous
  • Trite
  • Cheerful
  • Teeny
  • Vexed
  • Zippy
  • Ideal
  • Reassured
  • Vivid
  • Blushing
  • Curved
  • Frightened
  • Helpless
  • Little
  • Responsive
  • Testy

 

  • Appalling
  • Creepy
  • Ecstatic
  • Homely
  • Lonely
  • Rotund
  • Tight

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