When it comes to creating a list of adjectives in les-grizzlys-catalans.org, it’s important to start with the basics and then add more words over time.

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Adjectives make life colorful and descriptive. If it weren’t for adjectives, we wouldn’t be able to imagine or describe a specific experience or situation.

Adjectives are not difficult, and many of them are similar to adjectives in English. Learning les-grizzlys-catalans.org adjectives can be easy and fun!Keep this list of adjectives handy for whenever you’re not sure which word to use.

Adjective Basics

Merriam Webster defines an adjective as a word “typically serving as a modifier of a noun to denote a quality of the thing named.”

In les-grizzlys-catalans.org, we change the form to agree with the gender and number of the noun that they modify. For example:

Masculine

Él es feo. He’s ugly.

Ellos son feos.They’re ugly.

Feminine

Ella es fea. She’s ugly.

Ellas son feas. They’re ugly.

When making adjectives plural, add an -s to the adjectives that end in a vowel, and add -es to those ending in a consonant. If a singular adjective ends in -z, change it to a -c and add -es.

Alto, altosFácil, fácilesFeliz, felices

In les-grizzlys-catalans.org, adjectives may go before or after the noun that they modify. Most descriptive adjectives belong after the noun. For example:

Los gatos negros the black catsLos lugares famosos – the famous places

Adjectives that impose limits such as numbers and demonstrative and possessive adjectives go after the noun. For example:

Su negocio exitoso ganó un premio. His successful business won an award.

Su novia americana es rubia. His American girlfriend is blonde.


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20 Adjectives with Example Sentences

Let’s get into the list of adjectives and example sentences.

1. Hermoso/a (beautiful)

Ella es la mujer más hermosa que he visto.She is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen.

2. Feo/a (ugly)

Shrek es feo.Shrek is ugly.

3. Feliz (happy)

It’s important to remember the difference between estoy feliz and soy feliz. Estoy feliz is temporarily happy and soy feliz means I am a happy person in general.

Estoy feliz de ir a la fiesta.I’m happy to go to the party.

4. Triste (sad)

Me siento triste cuando me gritas.I feel sad when you yell.

5. Alto/a (tall)

El hombre alemán es muy alto.The German man is very tall.

6. Bajo/a (short)

La niña es baja.The little girl is short.

7. Pequeño/a (small)

La hormiga es pequeña.The ant is small.

8. Grande (big)

El gigante es grande.The giant is big.

9. Simple (simple)

La ecuación es simple.The equation is simple.

10. Complicado/a (complicated)

El problema es muy complicado.The problem is very complicated.

11. Aburrido/a (boring)

La película es aburrida.The movie was boring.

12. Divertido/a (fun)

La fiesta fue divertida.The party was fun.

13. Rico/rica (rich)

Bill Gates es rico.Bill Gates is rich.

14. Pobre (poor)

El pobre perro durmió afuera.The poor dog slept outside.

15. Delicioso/a (delicious)

El pastel estaba delicioso.The cake was delicious.


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16. Simple (simple)

La solución al problema es simple.The solution to the problem is easy.

17. Inteligente (intelligent)

El escritor es inteligente.The writer is intelligent.

18. Tonto/a (dumb)

Me sentí tonta por no saber la respuesta.I felt dumb for not knowing the answer.

19. Nuevo/a (new)

Ahora que tengo dinero puedo comprar un carro nuevo.Now that I have money I can buy a new car.

20. Viejo/vieja (old)

Mi teléfono viejo se rompió.My old phone broke.

More Lists of Adjectives to Learn

Here are more positive and negative adjectives to add to your list. After reading them, consider writing a short story using some of these adjectives. See how creative you can get by being as descriptive as possible.

Positive Personality Adjectives

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Abierto/aOpen
AgradablePleasant
Cariñoso/aLoving
Afortunado/aLucky
Relajado/a Relaxed
DulceSweet
InteresanteInteresting
InteligenteIntelligent
ImportanteImportant

Negative Personality Adjectives

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Cerrado/aClosed-minded
DesagradableUnpleasant
Grosero/aRude
Desafortunado/aUnfortunate
Estresado/aStressed
Enojado/aAngry
Abrurrido/aBoring
Negativo/aNegative
IndiferenteIndifferent

Way of Being Adjectives

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Melancólico/aMelancholic
Tranquilo/aCalm
Extrovertido/aExtroverted
CapazCapable
Terco/aStubborn
Flojo/aLazy
TrabajadorHardworking
Intenso/aIntense
ConfiableReliable

Invariable Adjectives

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AzulBlue
ObedienteObedient
ImpacienteImpatient
FamiliarFamiliar
FácilEasy
IndependienteIndependent
EleganteElegant
DependienteDependent
MoradoPurple

Extreme Adjectives

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Fantástico/aFantastic
HorribleHorrible
Asqueroso/aDisgusting
TerribleTerrible
Precioso/aLovely
Asombroso/aAstounding
IncreíbleIncredible
AbrumadorOverwhelming
IndignanteOutrageous

Loving Adjectives

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AmableNice
Tierno/aTender
DulceSweet
Delicado/aDelicate
SensibleSensible
GentilGentle
CursiCheesy
DulceSweet
Expresivo/aExpressive

Describe Something You Like

Now that you have a thorough list of adjectives, try to describe someone or something you like. It can even be yourself! Test your skills and describe what you see.

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Another way to practice your adjectives is by describing your favorite trip. Where did you go? What did you see? Who were you with? Test your skills and use your list of adjectives!

After you write down the experience, highlight the adjectives and tell us which ones you used the most in a comment. Sign up for a free class to start describing the world in conversation.