List of Adjectives | Common Adjectives in English

Learn useful List of Adjectives illustrated with pictures and examples.

This list of the most frequently used adjectives in English help you expand and improve your English vocabulary.

Character and Personality Adjectives

Character traits are qualities or characteristics that describe what a person is like.

Here is a list of Adjectives to describe Character and Personality in English.

Adjectives that Describe Personality

  • Anxious
  • Naughty
  • Stubborn
  • Sensitive
  • Intelligent
  • Nice
  • Emotional
  • Bad-tempered
  • Nervous
  • Mean
  • Distracted
  • Dishonest
  • Rude
  • Discreet
  • Crazy
  • Cheeky
  • Cheerful
  • Energetic
  • Untidy
  • Pessimistic
  • Optimistic
  • Unpleasant
  • Talkative
  • Calm
  • Passionate
  • Proud
  • Sincere
  • Lazy
  • Lively
  • Funny
  • Silly
  • Shy
  • Determined
  • Versatile
  • Sociable
  • Worried
  • Thoughtful
  • Humble
  • Friendly
  • Frank
  • Obedient
  • Honest
  • Fearless
  • Unfriendly
  • Generous
  • Compassionate
  • Warm-hearted
  • Disobedient
  • Straightforward
  • Selfish
  • Imaginative
  • Placid
  • Jealous
  • Helpful
  • Enthusiastic
  • Persistent
  • Sensible
  • Rational
  • Reserved
  • Self-confident
  • Bossy
  • Plucky
  • Patient
  • Impatient
  • Easygoing
  • Careless
  • Messy
  • Hard-working
  • Creative
  • Broad-minded
  • Faithful
  • Kind
  • Courageous
  • Loyal
  • Modest
  • Tidy
  • Confident
  • Attentive
  • Loving
  • Reliable
  • Scared
  • Conscientious
  • Good-tempered
  • Careful
  • Gentle
  • Neat
  • Dynamic
  • Fair-minded
  • Impartial
  • Supportive
  • Timid
  • Intellectual
  • Brave
  • Ambitious
  • Polite
  • Happy
  • Romantic
  • Diplomatic
  • Courteous
  • Humorous
  • Self-disciplined
  • Popular
  • Smart
  • Serious
  • Hypocritical
  • Adventurous

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Feelings and Emotions Adjectives

English Adjectives to describe feelings and emotions.

Feelings and Emotions Adjectives

  • Happy
  • Afraid
  • Sad
  • Hot
  • Amused
  • Bored
  • Anxious
  • Confident
  • Cold
  • Suspicious
  • Surprised
  • Loving
  • Curious
  • Envious
  • Jealous
  • Miserable
  • Confused
  • Stupid
  • Angry
  • Sick
  • Ashamed
  • Withdrawn
  • Indifferent
  • Sorry
  • Determined
  • Crazy
  • Bashful
  • Depressed
  • Enraged
  • Frightened
  • Interested
  • Shy
  • Hopeful
  • Regretful
  • Scared
  • Stubborn
  • Thirsty
  • Guilty
  • Nervous
  • Embarrassed
  • Disgusted
  • Proud
  • Ecstatic
  • Lonely
  • Frustrated
  • Hurt
  • Hungry
  • Tired
  • Smug
  • Thoughtful
  • Pained
  • Optimistic
  • Relieved
  • Puzzled
  • Shocked
  • Joyful
  • Sleepy
  • Excited
  • Skeptical
  • Bad
  • Worried

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Physical Appearance Adjectives

English Adjectives that are used for describing people’s looks and appearance.

Physical Appearance Adjectives

Describing General Appearance

  • Beautiful
  • Pretty
  • Elegant
  • Funny
  • Cute
  • Handsome
  • Gorgeous
  • Ugly
  • Attractive

Describing Someone’s Age

  • Young
  • Middle-aged
  • Old

Describing Someone’s Build

  • Well-Built
  • Plump
  • Thin
  • Fat
  • Slim

Describing Someone’s Height

  • Short
  • Medium-height
  • Tall

Describing Someone’s Eyes

  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Small
  • Big round
  • Oval
  • Wear glasses

Describing Someone’s Face

  • Round
  • Oval
  • Square
  • Long

Describing Someone’s Nose

  • Straight
  • Hooked
  • Long
  • Small
  • Turned-up
  • Describing Someone’s Mouth
  • Large
  • Small

Describing Someone’s Lips

  • Full
  • Curved
  • Thin

Describing Someone’s Ears

  • Large
  • Small

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Opposite Adjectives

Useful list of Opposite Adjectives illustrated with pictures.

Common Opposite Adjectives

  • Slow – Fast
  • Thick – Thin
  • Straight – Curly
  • Light – Heavy
  • Loose – Tight
  • Beautiful – Ugly
  • Big – Small
  • Strong – Weak
  • Healthy – Sick
  • Low – High
  • Poor – Wealthy
  • Short – Tall
  • Thin – Fat
  • Insane – Sane
  • Bad – Good
  • Straight – Crooked
  • Deep – Shallow
  • Dark – Light
  • Lazy – Hard-working
  • Brave – Cowardly
  • Cheap – Expensive
  • Distant – Near
  • Modern – Ancient
  • Delicious – Awful
  • Wide – Narrow
  • Talkative – Taciturn
  • Healthy – Sick
  • Careful – Careless
  • Pessimistic – Optimistic
  • Tidy – Messy
  • Patient – Impatient
  • Friendly – Unfriendly
  • Cold – Hot
  • Dishonest – Honest
  • Happy – Unhappy
  • Selfish – Generous

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