Use these examples of adjectives to help you understand adjectives a bit better. For more information, see the adjectives page.
Quick Refresher: Adjectives are words that describe nouns and pronouns.
There are only three of these special types of adjectives!
|ambitious||more ambitious||most ambitious|
|comfortable||more comfortable||most comfortable|
|enchanting||more enchanting||most enchanting|
|organized||more organized||most organized|
|radiant||more radiant||most radiant|
This video tells you more about what an adjective is. To see more, check out these grammar lessons.
Seeing a examples of adjectives is a great way to learn what an adjective is.
Sentence diagramming can teach you what an adjective does.
Sentence diagramming is a visual way to show how the words in a sentence are related to each other.
When you see them diagrammed, it's easy to see that adjectives modify nouns and pronouns.
They go on a slanted line below the noun or pronoun that they modify.
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Adjectives can also act as a predicate adjectives.
This kind of adjectives only comes after a linking verb, and it describes the subject of the sentence.
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