120 Examples of Adjectives

An adjective is a type of word that provides information about the qualities or elements that characterize a noun (person, place or thing). We present a general list with 120 examples of adjectives.

salty great youth
sweet little communist
bitter tiny childish
acid dry capitalist
red expensive Renaissance
green intelligent photographic
blond funny much
strong faithful little bit
weak nice too
flexible dirty enough
toasted cleansed all
hoarse gentle several
sharp new plus
rough brave less
smooth handsome some
rough length some
spongy cruel none
loose perfect certain
round worship none
square width other
academic musical similar
institutional democratic such
artistic individual each
religious national both
cultural regional any
structural world Quite
police economic that
monthly political that
daily historical those
solar civil East
military family our
Christmas industrial your
labor naval your
trade agricultural me
avant-garde Colombian which
dental energetic how many
surgical oil what
a second how much
two triple how much
first both of them whose

Types of adjectives (with examples in sentences)


Qualifying adjectives describe the qualities or characteristics of nouns. They are numerous and varied. They can be placed before or after the noun.

examples: tall, big, golden, new, cultured, innocent, fresh, shiny, old, pretty, wrinkled, tiny, smart, etc.

  1. I prefer cookies salty.
  2. The horse has a smooth fur.
  3. This was a nice meeting.
  4. he likes to wear his hair length.
  5. I like the dress red.
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relational adjectives

Relational adjectives are a subcategory of qualifying adjectives. Its function is to express the relationship of the noun with an area, context or subject. They can only be used immediately after the noun.

examples: Renaissance, Asian, electoral, national, Buddhist, Flemish, etc.

  1. He is young academic.
  2. Our culture institutional commits us to improve.
  3. It has very good taste artistic.
  4. His vocation was always evident religious.
  5. this is a foundation cultural.

Indefinite and quantitative adjectives

Indefinite and quantitative adjectives are subcategories of determinative adjectives. They are used to express imprecise quantity and are placed just before the noun.

examples: enough, little, several, too much, a lot, enough, insufficient, less, etc.

  1. Some One day I will visit the Chinese wall.
  2. Each Every time he has an exam, he gets nervous.
  3. In true occasion we crossed eyes.
  4. Of any anyway I’m going to that party.
  5. You better search others sources of income.
  6. I was told that the person responsible was a such Pedro.
  7. none officer showed up.
  8. There are enough food.
  9. Too coffee.
  10. serve me little bit rice please
  11. Many people are waiting.
  12. Needed several ingredients.

Demonstrative adjectives

Demonstrative adjectives are also a subcategory of determiners. They indicate or indicate the subject of the sentence. Demonstrative adjectives are usually placed just before the noun.

examples: this, this, this, that, that, that, that, that, that, etc.

  1. can i try on that pants?
  2. This backpack is broken.
  3. I will never forget that face.
  4. Remember that beach that was next to grandpa’s house?
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Possessive adjectives

Within determinative adjectives, possessive adjectives express the relationship of possession between a subject and a noun. They are always written before the noun, which differentiates them from possessive pronouns.

examples: my, your, their, our, our, our, our, your, your, your, your, etc.

  1. Me pencil fell behind the table.
  2. You look intimidates me.
  3. later i will go to your House.
  4. Our country is beautiful.

relative adjectives

Relative adjectives are those that establish a relationship of subordination between the noun they accompany and its antecedent. Relative adjectives always go before the noun.

examples: whose, whose, whose, whose, how much, how much, how many, how many.

  1. It had to be Jose whose character always brings trouble.
  2. It is seen that the child whose mother is a teacher, she has guidance at home.
  3. The group, whose songs are winners, will go to the final.
  4. The Frogs, whose colors with intense, are usually poisonous.
  5. grab how many towels you need.
  6. Go with many friends you can gather.

numeral adjectives

Within the determinative adjectives, the numerals express a precise number of elements, whether they are ordinal numbers (one, two…); cardinal (first, second…); multiplicative (double, triple…); fractional (first part, second part…) and the dual “both”.

examples: one, fifth, three, twentieth, ten, etc.

  1. I already told you two times.
  2. The first option is better.
  3. Made double effort.
  4. Let’s go to see her second part of the movie.
  5. Both of them players agreed with the decision.

Interrogative and exclamatory adjectives

The last subcategory of determinative adjectives is formed by the interrogative and exclamatory adjectives. They always go before the noun and the predicate.

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examples: what, which, which, how much, how many, how many.

  1. doWhat movie do you want to see?
  2. the teacher wants to know which species are more abundant.
  3. doWhich car is yours?
  4. What beauty of her eyes!
  5. doHow many people are going to eat?
  6. ¡How many lost time!

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