What word comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘adjective’? There are thousands of words and hundreds of adjectives in a dictionary. Well, what is an adjective and why do we use adjectives? An adjective is a word that describes a noun, person, object, or a pronoun like beautiful, gorgeous, funny, small, and bad, and so on. An adjective comes before a noun ‘a beautiful girl’. An adjective comes after the verb ‘I see a beautiful girl in the garden.’ Adjectives are a good helper to describe something in detail in terms of its features, qualities, characteristics, shape, quantity… You can use more than one adjective with a noun like ‘I need a huge warm house.’ You cannot use a comma between adjectives.
You need more than a limited number of adjectives in your vocabulary. What adjectives do you know to describe a noun like healthy, good, bad, dangerous, successful, and hardworking? You will need more than these adjectives when you want to describe someone`s personality. This week, we will share different personality adjectives to show you your various options.
Meaning: Someone loves new excitements in his life and is brave to try something new and fun. Sometimes it can be a scary action for others.
Ex: She never stays home at the weekend, she is adventurous. She goes for camping or hiking.
Meaning: Someone loves a person so much, shows warmth or fondness
Ex: He is affectionate, he gives hugs to his little sisters.
Meaning: Someone has big purposes for himself or a strong desire for success.
Ex: He always looks for opportunities to have a better life. He is ambitious.
Meaning: Someone who is social, friendly, and warm.
Ex: He is amiable because he helps new students adapt to the campus environment.
Meaning: Someone who is easy to talk to and friendly.
Ex: He is affable and the only person you will feel relaxed with.
Meaning: Someone who shows or has sympathy for other people suffering.
Ex: He is compassionate and he provides shelter and food for immigrants.
Meaning: Someone who is kind and helpful for others.
Ex: She is a considerate little girl. She even shares the last piece of her cake with other kids.
Meaning: A person who can take risks or deal with fears and dangers without being afraid of doing it.
Ex: He was courageous. He saved a lot of people from the big fire in the city.
Meaning: Someone who is very kind and shows and gracious good manners like "Please," "Thank you" and "No, thanks."
Ex: Even if you argue with her, she is always courteous.
Meaning: Someone who tries hard and works for his aims and never quits, even when things get hard.
Ex: He is successful now but he was very determined to follow his dreams.
Meaning: Someone who works hard until a job is done and does it carefully and cares about the details.
Ex: Be diligent during your internship, you can learn many things when you take things seriously.
Meaning: Someone who understands others' situations and feelings.
Ex: When you are an empathetic teacher, you can always find a way for kids in trouble.
Meaning: Someone who is not worried about anything and relaxed.
Ex: Teenagers are easy-going, you should give them high responsibilities.
Meaning: Someone who is energetic and full of joy for living.
Ex: He is exuberant and will bring you back to a joyous life.
Meaning: Someone who speaks or behaves directly.
Ex: She is beautiful but frank. It may not feel good to hear things straight.