Grammar Patterns

Graded and ungraded adjectives

The 'intelligent' group

These adjectives indicate a quality that a person has, such as beauty, intelligence, courage, or generosity.
She has the most beautiful green eyes.
I was very confident, but very calm.
He was incredibly generous with his money.
I find these dogs are extremely intelligent, but you do have to stay one step ahead of them.
She has two small boys who are as mad as monkeys.
It's taken me 42 years to be able to admit that I'm a deeply sensitive person.
  • able
  • active
  • aggressive
  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • brave
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • capable
  • careful
  • clever
  • competitive
  • confident
  • conservative
  • conventional
  • cool
  • crazy
  • creative
  • curious
  • decent
  • direct
  • efficient
  • emotional
  • fair
  • fierce
  • friendly
  • generous
  • gentle
  • genuine
  • helpful
  • honest
  • hostile
  • independent
  • intelligent
  • liberal
  • mad
  • modest
  • moral
  • musical
  • pretty
  • professional
  • reasonable
  • responsible
  • romantic
  • sensible
  • sensitive
  • serious
  • silly
  • smart
  • sophisticated
  • strict
  • strong
  • stupid
  • sweet
  • tough
  • violent
  • warm
  • weak
  • wild
  • wise
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