Grammar Patterns

adj N

The 'heart' group
These nouns refer to someone's mental attitude, behaviour, talents, or characteristics.
Today's artists also possess considerable financial acumen.
Both exhibits are labelled with signs stating that they are unsuitable for people of a nervous disposition.
In short, under his keen eye everything was kept in perfect order.
He seemed to enter the kitchen cautiously, with a slightly unsteady gait.
She's got a kind heart.
'D'you know, Andrew, you've a very suspicious mind,' she said.
But, despite her moods and sharp tongue, Margaret inspires fierce loyalty from her friends.
  • acumen (political)
  • attitude (bad/relaxed)
  • behaviour (good/bad)
  • bent (artistic)
  • calibre (high)
  • capabilities (physical)
  • character (good)
  • disposition (nervous)
  • exterior (tough)
  • eye (keen/watchful)
  • gait (unsteady)
  • heart (generous)
  • inclinations (artistic)
  • mentality
  • mind (good)
  • mind (suspicious)
  • mouth (loud)
  • outlook (positive)
  • personality (strong)
  • tongue (sharp/quick)
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