Positive Adjectives

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Are you looking for some common positive adjectives in English? In this lesson, you are going to learn a list of useful positive adjectives and how to use them in the sentence. Learning those positive words will definitely help you enhance your English vocabulary.

Positive Adjectives

What Are Positive Adjectives?

Positive adjectives are words that are used to describe something in a positive light. These words can emphasize how good a certain something is. Rather than simply expressing a bland meaning, a positive adjective can bring a more detailed and dramatic meaning to something. We are going to take a look at some examples of these words and how they can be used in sentences.

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Positive Adjectives with Meanings

Here is a detailed list of some common positive adjectives which you can use in your speech and writing.

Adjective Meaning
Able Having the power, skill, or means to do something
Adaptive Able to adapt or adjust to new situations
Adventurous Willing to take risks or try new things
Affable Friendly, easy to talk to
Agreeable Pleasant, willing to agree or comply
Ambitious Having a strong desire and determination to succeed
Amiable Friendly, likable, good-natured
Amusing Funny, entertaining, enjoyable
Balanced Evenly weighted, harmonious, level-headed
Brave Courageous, not afraid to face danger or difficulty
Bright Intelligent, quick-witted, shining
Calm Peaceful, quiet, free from disturbance or agitation
Capable Skilled, able to do something competently
Charming Pleasant, attractive, charismatic
Clever Quick-witted, intelligent, resourceful
Compassionate Kind, sympathetic, empathetic
Considerate Thoughtful, showing concern for others
Courageous Brave, fearless, not deterred by danger or pain
Creative Imaginative, original, inventive
Decisive Able to make decisions quickly and confidently
Determined Strongly motivated to achieve a goal, resolute
Discreet Cautious, careful, tactful
Dynamic Energetic, active, full of life and vigor
Easy-going Relaxed, casual, laid-back
Enthusiastic Excited, eager, passionate
Exuberant Energetic, lively, enthusiastic
Faithful Loyal, steadfast, reliable
Fearless Brave, not afraid of danger or risk
Friendly Kind, sociable, approachable
Funny Amusing, humorous, comical
Generous Giving, charitable, willing to share
Gentle Kind, mild, not rough or harsh
Good Morally excellent, virtuous, kind
Hard-working Diligent, industrious, committed to working hard
Honest Truthful, sincere, straightforward
Humorous Amusing, funny, entertaining
Independent Self-reliant, self-sufficient, not needing help or support
Intelligent Smart, knowledgeable, able to learn quickly
Intuitive Instinctive, perceptive, able to understand without conscious reasoning
Kind Benevolent, compassionate, generous
Loving Affectionate, caring, devoted
Loyal Faithful, steadfast, committed
Modest Humble, not boastful, unassuming
Nice Pleasant, kind, polite
Optimistic Positive, hopeful, confident in the future
Patient Tolerant, able to endure delay or difficult situations without getting upset
Pioneering Innovative, groundbreaking, original
Polite Courteous, well-mannered, respectful
Powerful Strong, able to exert great force or influence
Reliable Dependable, trustworthy, consistent
Resourceful Creative, able to find solutions to problems
Self-confident Confident in oneself, self-assured
Sensible Practical, reasonable, logical
Sincere Genuine, honest, truthful
Thoughtful Considerate, reflecting on things carefully
Tough Strong, resilient, able to endure difficult situations
Versatile Adaptable, able to do many different things
Willing Ready, eager, happy to do something

Positive Adjectives with Examples

Adjectives Examples
Affable John is an affable person who makes friends easily.
Ambitious Mary is an ambitious young woman who wants to become a doctor.
Brave Tom showed a brave face even in the most difficult of situations.
Cheerful The children’s cheerful laughter filled the playground.
Confident Sarah is a confident speaker who always delivers a great presentation.
Courageous The firefighters showed courageous efforts to rescue the family from the burning building.
Creative The artist’s creative ideas always impress the audience.
Delightful The garden was a delightful sight with colorful flowers in full bloom.
Determined Despite facing many obstacles, he remained determined to achieve his goals.
Energetic The team’s energetic performance won them the match.
Enthusiastic Jane’s enthusiastic personality makes her a great leader.
Friendly The staff at the hotel were very friendly and welcoming.
Generous Susan’s generous donations to the charity helped many people in need.
Graceful The ballet dancer moved with a graceful elegance.
Happy The children were happy to see their parents after a long day at school.
Honest He is an honest man who always tells the truth.
Humorous John’s humorous anecdotes had everyone in stitches.
Independent Sarah is an independent woman who doesn’t rely on anyone else.
Intelligent The professor is an intelligent individual who has published many papers.
Joyful The family was filled with joyful excitement during their vacation.
Kind The nurse was very kind and patient with the sick children.
Knowledgeable The tour guide was knowledgeable about the history of the city.
Lively The party was lively with music and dancing.
Lovely The sunset was a lovely sight with its orange and pink hues.
Motivated The team was motivated to win the championship.
Optimistic Despite the difficulties, she remained optimistic about the future.
Passionate The musician’s passionate performance moved the audience.
Peaceful The garden was a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Reliable The contractor was reliable and finished the project on time.
Respectful The student was respectful towards her teacher and classmates.
Responsible The parents were responsible for their children’s safety.
Sociable The party was full of sociable people who loved to chat.
Strong The weightlifter was strong enough to lift the heavy barbell.
Trustworthy The lawyer was trustworthy and always kept his promises.
Vibrant The city was vibrant with its colorful street art and lively atmosphere.
Wise The old man was wise and had many stories to share.

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List of Positive Adjectives 

Positive Adjectives that Start with A

  • Abiding
  • Abounding
  • Academic
  • Acceptable
  • Accepting
  • Accessible
  • Acclaimed
  • Accommodating
  • Accountable
  • Accurate
  • Actionable
  • Active
  • Actual
  • Adaptive
  • Adequate
  • Admirable
  • Adored
  • Advantageous
  • Advisable
  • Affectionate
  • Agreeable
  • Alert
  • Alluring
  • Amazed
  • Amicable
  • Amusing
  • Appealing
  • Appetizing
  • Appreciative
  • Approachable
  • Appropriate
  • Ardent
  • Arresting
  • Artful
  • Artistic
  • Aspiring
  • Assertive
  • Assured
  • Assuring
  • Astonishing
  • Astounding
  • Astronomical
  • Astute
  • Athletic
  • Attainable
  • Attractive
  • Auspicious
  • Authoritative
  • Avid
  • Awake
  • Aware

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Positive Adjectives that Start with B

  • Banging
  • Beaming
  • Bedazzled
  • Bedazzling
  • Believable
  • Beneficial
  • Benign
  • Bewildering
  • Bewitching
  • Bilingual
  • Blameless
  • Blazing
  • Blessed
  • Blissful
  • Blooming
  • Blossoming
  • Blushing
  • Bodacious
  • Boisterous
  • Bold
  • Bouncy
  • Boundless
  • Boyish
  • Brainy
  • Brave
  • Brawny
  • Brazen
  • Breathtaking
  • Breezy
  • Bright
  • Buoyant
  • Bustling

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Positive Adjectives that Start with C

  • Calming
  • Candid
  • Capable
  • Captivated
  • Captivating
  • Carefree
  • Careful
  • Caring
  • Cautious
  • Ceaseless
  • Celebrated
  • Celestial
  • Centered
  • Cerebral
  • Ceremonial
  • Certified
  • Changeable
  • Charismatic
  • Charitable
  • Charmed
  • Charming
  • Chatty
  • Cheeky
  • Cheerful
  • Cheery
  • Childlike
  • Chivalrous
  • Choice
  • Chuckling
  • Cinematic
  • Civilized
  • Classic
  • Classical
  • Clean
  • Clear
  • Clearheaded
  • Clever
  • Close
  • Coachable
  • Cognitive
  • Coherent
  • Cohesive
  • Collaborative
  • Collegial
  • Colloquial
  • Colorful
  • Comfortable
  • Comforted
  • Comforting
  • Commanding
  • Commemorative
  • Commendable
  • Committed
  • Communicative
  • Compact
  • Compassionate
  • Compelling
  • Competent
  • Complete
  • Completed
  • Complex
  • Complimentary
  • Comprehensive
  • Conceivable
  • Concerted
  • Concise
  • Confidential
  • Confirmable
  • Confirmed
  • Congruent
  • Connected
  • Conscientious
  • Conscious
  • Consensual
  • Consenting
  • Conservative
  • Consistent
  • Consoling
  • Conspiratorial
  • Constant
  • Constructive
  • Consummate
  • Contemplative
  • Contemporary
  • Content
  • Contented
  • Contributive
  • Convenient
  • Conventional
  • Conversational
  • Convincing
  • Coolest
  • Cooperative
  • Coordinated
  • Copious
  • Coquettish
  • Correctable
  • Corresponding
  • Cosmic
  • Courageous
  • Courteous
  • Coveted
  • Creamy
  • Creative
  • Credible
  • Crisp
  • Crucial
  • Crunchy
  • Cuddly
  • Cultured
  • Cunning
  • Curable
  • Curative
  • Curious
  • Current
  • Customary
  • Cute

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Positive Adjectives that Start with D

  • Dainty
  • Dapper
  • Daring
  • Dashing
  • Daughterly
  • Dazzling
  • Dear
  • Debonair
  • Decadent
  • Decisive
  • Decorative
  • Decorous
  • Dedicated
  • Deep
  • Defendable
  • Defensible
  • Definable
  • Definitive
  • Delectable
  • Deliberate
  • Deliberative
  • Delicious
  • Delighted
  • Delightful
  • Demonstrative
  • Demure
  • Dependable
  • Designer
  • Desirous
  • Detailed
  • Devoted
  • Devout
  • Didactic
  • Dignified
  • Diplomatic
  • Direct
  • Disarming
  • Disciplined
  • Discriminating
  • Distinct
  • Distinguished
  • Distracting
  • Diverse
  • Diversified
  • Dizzying
  • Doable
  • Dogged
  • Dogmatic
  • Domestic
  • Dominant
  • Doting
  • Dreamy
  • Dressy
  • Driven
  • Dutiful
  • Dynamic

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Positive Adjectives that Start with E

  • Early
  • Earnest
  • Earthy
  • Eccentric
  • Economical
  • Ecstatic
  • Edgy
  • Educated
  • Educational
  • Effervescent
  • Effortless
  • Effusive
  • Egalitarian
  • Elaborate
  • Electric
  • Electrifying
  • Elegant
  • Elevated
  • Eligible
  • Elite
  • Eloquent
  • Emblematic
  • Emboldened
  • Empirical
  • Enamored
  • Enchanted
  • Enchanting
  • Encouraged
  • Encouraging
  • Endearing
  • Endurable
  • Enduring
  • Energizing
  • Enforceable
  • Engrossing
  • Enhanced
  • Enigmatic
  • Enjoyable
  • Enlightened
  • Enough
  • Enterprising
  • Entertained
  • Entertaining
  • Enthralled
  • Enthused
  • Enthusiastic
  • Enticing
  • Entire
  • Entranced
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Enumerable
  • Enviable
  • Equitable
  • Erect
  • Essential
  • Established
  • Eternal
  • Ethereal
  • Ethical
  • Euphoric
  • Even
  • Eventful
  • Everlasting
  • Evocative
  • Exact
  • Exalted
  • Exceptional
  • Excitable
  • Excited
  • Exciting
  • Exclusive
  • Executable
  • Exhaustive
  • Exhilarated
  • Exhilarating
  • Exotic
  • Expansive
  • Expectant
  • Expected
  • Expedient
  • Expeditious
  • Expensive
  • Expert
  • Express
  • Expressionistic
  • Expressive
  • Exquisite
  • Extensive
  • Extraordinary
  • Extravagant
  • Exuberant

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Positive Adjectives that Start with F

  • Fabled
  • Factual
  • Famous
  • Fascinated
  • Fascinating
  • Fashionable
  • Fastidious
  • Fateful
  • Fatherly
  • Fathomable
  • Favorable
  • Fearless
  • Fertile
  • Fervent
  • Fetching
  • Fierce
  • Fiery
  • Fine
  • Firm
  • First
  • Fit
  • Flamboyant
  • Flashy
  • Flattered
  • Flattering
  • Flavorful
  • Flawless
  • Flexible
  • Flirtatious
  • Flowery
  • Fluent
  • Fluffy
  • Focused
  • Fond
  • Foreseeable
  • Forgivable
  • Forgiving
  • Formal
  • Formative
  • Formidable
  • Forthright
  • Fortuitous
  • Fortunate
  • Forward
  • Foxy
  • Fragrant
  • Frank
  • Fraternal
  • Free
  • Fresh
  • Friendly
  • Frisky
  • Fulfilled
  • Fulfilling
  • Full
  • Fun
  • Functional
  • Fundamental
  • Futuristic

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Positive Adjectives that Start with G

  • Gainful
  • Gallant
  • Game
  • Generous
  • Genial
  • Genuine
  • Giddy
  • Gifted
  • Giggling
  • Giving
  • Glaring
  • Glittering
  • Glorious
  • Glossy
  • Glowing
  • Golden
  • Graceful
  • Gracious
  • Grandiose
  • Gratified
  • Gratifying
  • Greatest
  • Grinning
  • Gripping
  • Groomed
  • Groovy
  • Guaranteed
  • Guiltless
  • Gutsy

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Positive Adjectives that Start with H

  • Hallowed
  • Handsome
  • Hardworking
  • Hardy
  • Harmless
  • Harmonic
  • Harmonious
  • Heady
  • Hearty
  • Heavenly
  • Helpful
  • Heroic
  • Historical
  • Holistic
  • Homey
  • Honorable
  • Hopeful
  • Hot
  • Huggable
  • Human
  • Humble
  • Hygienic

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Positive Adjectives that Start with I, J, K, L

  • Idealistic
  • Illuminating
  • Illustrious
  • Immaculate
  • Immense
  • Immortal
  • Immovable
  • Impartial
  • Impassioned
  • Impenetrable
  • Impervious
  • Important
  • Impressive
  • Improved
  • Improving
  • Inalienable
  • Incandescent
  • Inclusive
  • Incomparable
  • Incontrovertible
  • Industrious
  • Influential
  • Informative
  • Informed
  • Ingenuous
  • Inhabitable
  • Innovative
  • Inquisitive
  • Insightful
  • Invaluable
  • Inviting
  • Iridescent
  • Joyful
  • Kindhearted
  • Knowing
  • Laudable
  • Learned
  • Likeable
  • Loveable
  • Lovely
  • Loving

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Positive Adjectives that Start with M, N, O, P

  • Marketable
  • Maternal
  • Meaningful
  • Meditative
  • Merry
  • Miraculous
  • Motivational
  • Moving
  • Naughty
  • Neighborly
  • Notable
  • Nutritious
  • Observant
  • Optimistic
  • Parental
  • Paternal
  • Patient
  • Peerless
  • Perceptive
  • Personable
  • Phenomenal
  • Playful
  • Precocious
  • Premium
  • Pretty
  • Productive
  • Proud
  • Pure

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Positive Adjectives that Start with Q, R, S

  • Quirky
  • Resilient
  • Reverent
  • Romantic
  • Scrupulous
  • Seemly
  • Sociable
  • Stimulating
  • Straightforward
  • Suave
  • Successful

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Positive Adjectives that Start with T, U, V, W, Z

  • Talented
  • Tasteful
  • Thrifty
  • Upright
  • Valiant
  • Winning
  • Zestful

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More Examples of Positive Adjectives in Sentences

Here are some examples of positive adjectives used in a sentence.

  • The cat was extremely beautiful.
  • My car is superb.
  • This book is incredibly interesting.
  • The course is extremely adaptable for every knowledge level.
  • My new dress is absolutely gorgeous.
  • The school is favourable for children to go to.
  • This new house is perfect for our family.
  • We went to see a play which was spectacular.
  • The coffee shop around the corner is brilliant for businessmen.
  • The circus act was stupendous.
  • She wrote an essay which was remarkable for someone her age.
  • The incredible actress won an award.
  • The wondrous story of the nativity.
  • The ship was so grand, it was unbelievable.
  • She did a stellar job at fixing the computer.
  • He was so lovely to my mother.
  • The house on the hill is absolutely charming.
  • My grandmother is very polite.
  • I met my sisters new boyfriend last night, he is very likeable.
  • She has a very sympathetic nature.
  • The doctor is a caring person.
  • He does well at his job because he is so ambitious.
  • The good-looking man entered the room.
  • I found the teacher to be extremely amiable.
  • He has a very exuberant air about him.
  • When my father passed away he left a very generous donation to this favourite charity.
  • The kind nurse did everything she could to make my stay in hospital more comfortable.
  • He designed an inventive new game for the children.
  • My partner is passionate.
  • The most reliable bus service that I have ever used.
  • She made a very sensible decision.
  • I have a very happy dog.
  • The child was always helpful.
  • I heard a cheerful song on the radio this morning.
  • The woman was very respectful of the army veterans.
  • The hotel room was always clean and tidy.
  • I had a delightful meal at the restaurant last night.
  • I can tell my mother anything, she is very trustworthy.
  • The man was honest.
  • I met a very friendly person at my new job.
  • The job that she completed was very detailed.
  • I know I can always rely on my dependable dad.
  • The boy was considerate at all times.
  • The unique film I saw at the cinema was fantastic.
  • I had a terrific evening with my brother.
  • The dance troupe were very dynamic
  • My sister is always thoughtful.
  • I couldn’t ask for a more loyal wife than Beverly.
  • My son is very brave when he goes to the dentist.
  • She is a modest lady.
  • I found the comedian to be extremely funny.
  • The entertainment that evening was agreeable.

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