Definition and Kinds of adjective

Definition and Kinds of adjective

Kinds of Adjective

Definition and Kinds of adjective

       After sharing kinds of noun and kinds of pronoun in the previous post, now I want to share another part of speech. It is about kinds of Adjective. So let’s go to the explanation.

Definition

       An adjective is a word or set of words that modifies (describes) a noun or pronoun. Adjectives may come before the word they modify. (Also read : Definition and Kinds of Pronoun)

Examples:

That is a cute puppy.

She likes a high school senior.

Adjectives may also follow the word they modify:

Examples:

That puppy looks cute.

Kinds of Adjective

  • Descriptive Adjective or adjective of quality
  • Adjective of quantity
  • Demonstrative Adjective
  • Possessive Adjective
  • Indefinite Adjective
  • Interrogative adjective
  • Comparative Adjective
  • Superlative Adjective

Descriptive adjective

Descriptive adjectives are the most numerous of the different types of adjectives. These adjectives describe nouns that refer to action, state, or quality (careless, dangerous, excited, sad, black, white, big, small, long, fat, English, Mediterranean, three-cornered).

  • Dangerous chemicals
  • Green vegetables
  • A square box
  • A big house
  • A tall tree
  • A cold morning
  • A true story

Adjective of quantity

An adjective of quantity tells us the number (how many) or amount (how much) of a noun. read more