英会話のコツ:Fun Adjectives for Describing Things

It's always useful to learn new adjectives for describing things, especially to avoid overusing adjectives that aren't very descriptive, like nice and good, or bad.

Here is a list of some new adjectives to try out!

Adjective list:

  • Artificial - fake

  • Brilliant - very intelligent, original

  • Courageous - not afraid of anything, or does not show fear

  • Extravagant - rich, luxurious

  • Generous - gives time / money / presents to people

  • Hideous - very ugly

  • Informative - supplies lots of information

  • Old-fashioned - not modern

  • Picky - dislikes many things, or has very specific requirements

  • Tacky - cheap, bad fashion

  • Well-behaved - doesn't act like a bad / rude child

Examples:

  • Those flowers are so perfect they look artificial.

  • Stephen Hawking was a brilliant physicist. 

  • Parents become very courageouswhen they rescue their children from burning buildings.

  • Dining at the Ritz Carlton is a very extravagant affair.

  • Charles Francis Feeney is incredibly generous because he has donated over $6.3 billion to support charities and worthwhile causes around the world.  He has a generosity index of 420,000%!

  • There are some hideous buildings in the downtown area.

  • Many online news sites are very informative.

  • Sometimes old-fashioned ice cream tastes purer than its mass-produced counterparts.

  • Picky children often leave a lot of food on their plates.

  • That kaleidoscope-colored suit that I saw was very tacky.

  • Some celebrities aren't very well-behaved in public.

Now it's your turn to make example sentences with these adjectives!

~ Samantha