Adverbs and Adjectives! List of common adverb adjective collocations in English with examples and ESL pictures. Learn these adverb and adjective collocations to improve your fluency in English.
Adverbs and Adjectives
List of Adverb Adjective Collocations
- Absolutely necessary
- Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) alone
- Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) amazed
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) appalled
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) beautiful
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) convinced
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) devastated
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) fantastic
- Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) furious
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) impossible
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) miserable
- Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) ridiculous
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) stupid
- Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) wrong
- Bitterly cold
- Bitterly complain
- Bitterly criticise
- Bitterly disappointed
- Bitterly regret
- Bitterly resent
- Deeply affected
- Deeply ashamed
- Deeply care
- Deeply committed
- Deeply competitive
- Deeply concerned
- Deeply divided
- Deeply hurt
- Deeply moved
- Deeply offended
- Deeply regrettable
- Deeply religious
- Deeply shocked
- Deeply unhappy
- Deeply worried
- Highly controversial
- Highly effective
- Highly probable
- Highly profitable
- Highly recommended
- Highly successful
- Highly unlikely
- Highly unusual
- Ridiculously cheap
- Ridiculously early
- Ridiculously easy
- Ridiculously long
- Ridiculously small
- Ruggedly handsome
- Scared stiff
- Strongly opposed
- Actively involved
- Badly hurt
- Blissfully unaware
- Blissfully ignorant
- Completely amazed
- Completely different
- Completely fantastic
- Completely strong
- Dead tired
- Drop-dead gorgeous
- Fiercely competitive
- Fully aware
- Happily married
- Painfully shy
- Painfully thin
- Perfectly normal
- Pretty good
- Quietly confident
- Quite good
- Quite sure
- Readily available
- Reasonably happy
- Reasonably priced
- Reasonably well
Adverb Adjective Collocations with Examples
Adverb Adjective Collocations: Absolutely/ Utterly + Adjective
The police are advising motorists to travel only if their journey is absolutely necessary.
Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) alone
He’s not just anti-social; he’s absolutely alone.
Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) amazed
I’m absolutely amazed as a basketball coach, he said.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) appalled
I’m absolutely appalled, but it doesn’t surprise me.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) beautiful
She always looks absolutely beautiful.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) convinced
I am not absolutely convinced that the match incident is worth the footage involved.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) devastated
I’m sure he’ll bounce back, but he’ll be absolutely devastated.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) fantastic
He was absolutely fantastic.
Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) furious
He is absolutely furious and he wants to get even.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) impossible
In the face of all this, it is absolutely impossible to say what will happen.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) miserable
If you’re absolutely miserable at work, then your boss will be able to tell.
Absolutely/utterly (quite, really) ridiculous
It is absolutely ridiculous and totally absurd.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) stupid
“You’d be absolutely stupid to vote for me because of my name,” she says.
Absolutely/utterly(quite, really) wrong
The detention of children is absolutely wrong.
Adverb Adjective Collocations: Bitterly + Adjective
It’s a bitterly cold wind.
When he heard of it afterward, he bitterly complained that he had been deceived.
The decision was bitterly criticised by the Sydney press.
His parents had been bitterly disappointed at his divorce.
We bitterly regret what happened this morning at both Paddington and King’s Cross.
For one thing, many ManU fans still bitterly resent his takeover.
Adverb Adjective Collocations: Deeply + Adjective
The train system has been deeply affected.
I am deeply ashamed of what I have done.
Just because he doesn’t devote all his time to you doesn’t mean he doesn’t deeply care about you.
It was a deeply committed performance.
He is deeply competitive and quite motivated.
We are deeply concerned about the future.
The issue has created a deeply divided nation.
She was deeply hurt if a man wasn’t exclusively involved with her.
He was deeply moved and saddened, I could see.
I was, quite naturally, deeply offended.
My insensitive comment was deeply regrettable.
She was deeply religious from early childhood.
I was deeply shocked when I heard about it, particularly the way that it happened.
I was deeply unhappy.
This has many multinational executives deeply worried.
Adverb Adjective Collocations: Highly + Adjective
This topic is highly controversial and very difficult.
The secession campaign was also highly effective.
Success is highly probable.
It is a low-profile but highly profitable enterprise.
The restaurant comes highly recommended.
This coal pipeline has been highly successful.
It is highly unlikely that he’ll be late.
We’ve not had any snow yet, which is highly unusual.
Adverb Adjective Collocations: Ridiculously + Adjective
“They have a bunch of great vintage furniture shops, and it was ridiculously cheap,” he said.
September is a ridiculously early time to panic in a long season.
A hard workout for one person can be ridiculously easy for another.
It was ridiculously long, absurdly perfect, and alarmingly beautiful.
National elections are rare, so we have ridiculously small sample sizes.
Adverbs and Adjectives Combinations
List of useful adverb adjective collocations in English with examples.
More important, my wife was above ground chatting with a ruggedly handsome tour guide.
I’m not scared stiff, I’ll be anything but scared.
I’m strongly opposed to capital punishment.
“Very, extremely, incredibly, terribly, awfully, fairly, a bit, quite, really + weak/good/surprised/angry
Housing prices are still extremely weak.
He’s been actively involved in politics for 30 years.
He was badly hurt.
Harry was blissfully unaware that he was in danger.
While her husband had affairs with other women, she lived in blissful ignorance.
Alaudin started telling me his father’s story and I was completely amazed.
That’s a completely different subject.
Completely fantastic and interesting and complicated things!
“I feel physically completely strong and emotionally completely exhausted,” she said
I am dead tired.
For me, they bring to mind the drop-dead gorgeous mountains.
Companies have been fiercely competitive since.
I am fully aware that there are serious problems.
I’m happily married, with children.
When I was a kid I was painfully shy, so it was hard for me to make friends.
She looked painfully thin.
It’s perfectly normal to feel like this.
Your script was pretty good but I have some suggestions.
I’m quietly confident that Arsenal can get a result.
I am quite good at various activities, such as painting and photography.
Are you quite sure she won’t mind?
Boats are readily available to visitors.
She seems reasonably happy in her new job.
The apartments are reasonably priced.
The hostages had been reasonably well cared for.
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Last Updated on April 3, 2020