• A - Adjectives starting with A

    abandoned
    empty
    aberrant
    not typical
    abhorrent
    repugnant
    abiding
    enduring
    abject
    miserable
    ablaze
    on fire
    able
    in position to do something
    abler
    in position to do something
    abnormal
    unusual
    aboriginal
    indigenous
    abortive
    unsuccessful
    abounding
    be plentiful
    above
    in previous place in writing
    aboveground
    above the surface
    abrasive
    using friction
    abrupt
    sudden
    absent
    not present
    absolute
    adds emphasis
    absorbed
    take something up or in
    absorbing
    take something up or in
    abstract
    not concrete
    absurd
    ludicrous
    abundant
    plentiful
    abusive
    insulting
    abysmal
    horrible
    academic
    educational
    accentual
    of accent
    acceptable
    adequate
    accepted
    take something offered
    accepting
    take something offered
    accessible
    easily reached
    accidental
    chance
    accomplished
    talented
    accountable
    responsible
    accurate
    correct
    acid
    having acidic properties
    acidic
    sour-tasting
    acidulous
    sour-tasting
    acoustic
    of sound
    acoustical
    of sound
    acrid
    unpleasantly pungent
    active
    moving about
    actual
    real
    actuarial
    relating to calculation of risk
    acute
    very great or bad
    adamant
    set in opinion
    adaptable
    changing easily
    added
    additional
    addicted
    dependent
    additional
    extra
    adept
    skillful
    adequate
    enough
    adherent
    sticky
    adhesive
    sticky
    adjacent
    neighboring
    adjoining
    continguous
    administrative
    of administration
    admirable
    excellent
    admissible
    allowable
    adolescent
    experiencing adolescence
    adorable
    very pleasing
    adrenal
    on kidneys
    adroit
    skillful
    adult
    completely grown
    adulterous
    relating to adultery
    advance
    ahead of time
    advanced
    latest
    advantageous
    giving advantage
    adventitious
    from outside
    adventurous
    daring
    adverbial
    relating to adverb
    adverse
    unfavorable
    advisable
    worth doing
    advisory
    giving advice
    aerial
    involving aircraft
    aerobic
    needing oxygen
    aerodynamic
    designed to reduce air resistance
    aeronautical
    of aircraft
    aesthetic
    beautiful
    affable
    easygoing
    affectionate
    loving
    afferent
    bringing something toward body part
    affirmative
    true
    affluent
    wealthy
    afire
    ablaze
    aflame
    ablaze
    aforementioned
    mentioned earlier
    aforesaid
    named earlier
    afraid
    frightened
    african
    of Africa
    aft
    at back of craft
    ageless
    not becoming older
    aggregate
    forming whole
    aggressive
    likely to attack
    aghast
    horrified
    agile
    nimble
    agleam
    gleaming
    agonizing
    very painful
    agrarian
    pro-farmer
    agreeable
    pleasing
    agreed
    determined by consensus
    agricultural
    of agriculture
    ahead
    in front
    aimless
    without purpose
    airborne
    carried by air
    airless
    with stale air
    airy
    roomy
    ajar
    partially open
    akin
    similar
    alcoholic
    containing alcohol
    alert
    watchful
    algebraic
    relating to algebra
    alien
    strange
    alight
    full of energy
    alike
    similar
    alive
    living
    alkaline
    being or containing alkali
    alleged
    presumed
    allegoric
    using allegory
    allegorical
    using allegory
    allergic
    having allergy
    allied
    joined with others in alliance
    alluring
    attractive and fascinating
    alone
    without company
    aloof
    remote in manner
    alphabetic
    in order of alphabet letters
    alphabetical
    in order of alphabet letters
    alright
    pleasant
    alternate
    arranged in alternating pattern
    alternative
    mutually exclusive
    alveolar
    relating to air sac in lung
    amateur
    being amateur
    amateurish
    unskillful or unskillfully done
    amatory
    associated with love
    amazing
    causing amazement
    ambidextrous
    using each hand well
    ambiguous
    having more than one meaning
    ambitious
    having strong desire for success
    ambivalent
    unsure
    ambulatory
    relating to walking
    amenable
    willing to cooperate
    american
    of United States
    amiable
    friendly and pleasant
    amiss
    wrong
    amicable
    friendly
    amoral
    outside scope of morality
    amorous
    expressing or feeling love
    amorphous
    without shape
    amphibious
    living on land and in water
    ample
    more than enough
    amuck
    out of control
    amused
    make somebody laugh
    amusing
    make somebody laugh
    anaerobic
    not needing oxygen
    analeptic
    stimulant
    analogous
    similar
    analytic
    of analysis
    anarchic
    lawless
    anarchical
    chaotic
    anatomic
    relating to physical structure
    anatomical
    relating to physical structure
    ancestral
    of previous generations
    ancient
    old
    ancillary
    subordinate
    andean
    of Andes
    anecdotal
    based on anecdotes or hearsay
    anemic
    having anemia
    angelic
    beautiful and well-behaved
    anglican
    of Anglican Church
    angriest
    feeling very annoyed
    angry
    feeling very annoyed
    angular
    sharply defined
    anhydrous
    with no water
    animate
    physically alive
    animated
    physically alive
    annoying
    causing irritation
    annual
    once a year
    anomalous
    irregular
    anomic
    unstable because of moral breakdown
    anonymous
    unnamed
    answerable
    accountable
    antagonistic
    hostile
    anterior
    in front
    anthropological
    of study of humankind
    antic
    strange
    anticipatory
    in expectation of something
    antiquarian
    in antiques business
    antiquated
    ancient or old-fashioned
    antique
    made long ago
    antiseptic
    controlling infection
    antisocial
    not sociable
    antithetical
    diametrically opposed
    antithyroid
    diminishing thyroid activity
    antitrust
    opposing business monopoly
    anxious
    feeling nervous
    apathetic
    indifferent and unenergetic
    apocalyptic
    predicting disaster
    apocryphal
    not true or not authentic
    apologetic
    expressing apology
    apostolic
    relating to pope
    appalling
    dreadful and shocking
    apparent
    clear
    appealing
    pleasing
    appetizing
    stimulating appetite
    applicable
    relevant
    appreciable
    noticeable
    appreciative
    grateful or approving
    approachable
    invitingly friendly
    appropriate
    fitting
    approximate
    nearly exact
    apropos
    just right
    apt
    very appropriate
    aquatic
    of water
    aqueous
    watery
    arabian
    of Arabia
    arabic
    of Arabia
    arable
    suitable for growing crops
    arbitrary
    based on whim
    arboreal
    living in trees
    arcaded
    of video games
    archaeological
    of or for archaeology
    archaic
    outmoded
    archeological
    of or for archaeology
    architectonic
    of architecture or architectural qualities
    arctic
    very cold
    ardent
    passionate
    arduous
    difficult and tiring
    argive
    Greek
    arid
    with low rainfall
    aristocratic
    characteristic of established wealth or nobility
    aristotelian
    relating to Aristotle
    arithmetical
    relating to arithmetic
    armed
    equipped with weapon
    aromatic
    having fragrant smell
    aromatick
    having fragrant smell
    arresting
    striking
    arrogant
    proudly contemptuous
    arterial
    of arteries
    artful
    cunning
    articulate
    eloquent
    artificial
    made by humans
    artistic
    good at art
    artless
    without deception
    arty
    affectedly artistic
    aseptic
    without disease-causing microorganisms
    ashamed
    full of shame
    ashen
    very pale
    asian
    of Asia
    asiatic
    from Asia
    asinine
    ridiculous
    asleep
    not awake
    asocial
    unwilling to mix socially
    assertive
    acting confidently
    assistant
    helping
    associate
    allied
    associated
    connected
    assorted
    various
    astonishing
    amaze somebody greatly
    astounding
    surprise somebody greatly
    astral
    relating to stars
    astringent
    sharp and acidic in tone
    astronomical
    relating to astronomy
    astute
    clever and perceptive
    asymmetric
    not symmetrical
    atavistic
    relating to genetic reappearance
    atheistic
    of atheists or atheism
    athletic
    of athletes or athletics
    atlantic
    of Atlantic Ocean
    atmospheric
    relating to atmosphere
    atomic
    based on nuclear energy
    atrophic
    of atrophy
    attendant
    occurring along with something
    attentive
    paying attention
    attractive
    good-looking
    atypical
    not typical
    auburn
    reddish brown
    audible
    capable of being heard
    august
    dignified and splendid
    augustan
    of Augustus or his time
    aural
    of hearing or sound
    auspicious
    promising well for future
    austere
    suggesting physical hardship
    australian
    of Australia
    authentic
    not false or copied
    authoritarian
    strict and demanding obedience
    authoritative
    reliable
    autistic
    affected with or caused by autism
    automatic
    starting or functioning by itself
    automotive
    of motor vehicles
    autonomic
    controlled by automatic responses
    autonomous
    self-governing
    auxiliary
    giving support
    available
    able to be gotten
    avaricious
    greedy for wealth
    average
    typical
    avid
    keen
    awake
    not asleep
    aware
    knowing something
    awash
    covered in water
    awesome
    impressive and frightening
    awful
    extremely bad
    awkward
    embarrassing
    awry
    crooked
    axial
    of axis
    axiomatic
    self-evident
    azure
    sky blue color
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