Descriptive Words: A Huge List of Descriptive Adjectives, Verbs & Adverbs

Descriptive Words! This page provides a large list of descriptive adjectives and verbs in English. They have been chosen especially for ESL learners.

Descriptive Words

Learn synonyms of different words in English

NICE

  • Enjoyable
  • Pleasurable
  • Courteous
  • Lovely
  • Likable
  • Pleasing
  • Gracious
  • Congenial
  • Cordial
  • Admirable
  • Considerate
  • Amiable
  • Charming
  • Kind
  • Neat
  • Delightful
  • Pleasant

AMAZING

  • Astonishing
  • Astounding
  • Awesome
  • Fabulous
  • Fantastic
  • Incredible
  • Stupendous
  • Unbelievable
  • Wonderful
  • Unimaginable
  • Tremendous
  • Unexpected
  • Phenomenal
  • Spectacular
  • Stunning
  • Overwhelming
  • Remarkable
  • Breathtaking
  • Significant
  • Staggering
  • Brilliant
  • Extraordinary
  • Marvelous
  • Prodigious

GOOD

Synonyms for GOOD in English.

  • Excellent
  • Amazing
  • Wonderful
  • Pleasant
  • Marvelous
  • Exceptional
  • Fantastic
  • Super
  • Outstanding
  • Terrific
  • Splendid
  • Stupendous

HAPPY

  • Amused
  • Blissful
  • Bright
  • Charmed
  • Cheerful
  • Contented
  • Delighted
  • Eager
  • Ecstatic
  • Elated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Excited
  • Exultant
  • Glad
  • Gleeful
  • Hopeful
  • Joyful
  • Lively
  • Loving
  • Marvelous
  • Merry
  • Optimistic
  • Over the moon (informal)
  • Overjoyed
  • Pleased
  • Positive
  • Satisfied
  • Thrilled

DELICIOUS

Synonyms for Delicious in English.

  • Appetizing
  • Tasty
  • Flavourful
  • Delectable
  • Scrumptious
  • Mouth-watering
  • Delish ( informal)
  • Yummy (informal)
  • Juicy
  • Luscious

KIND

  • Sympathetic
  • Good/large/warm – hearted
  • Generous
  • Amiable
  • Considerate
  • Gentle
  • Benign (formal)
  • Gracious
  • Benevolent
  • Kindhearted
  • Congenial
  • Compassionate
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Thoughtful
  • Nice
  • Good-natured
  • Attentive
  • Avuncular

BAD

  • Awful
  • Terrible
  • Crummy
  • Wack (slang)
  • Crappy/ Shitty(slang)
  • Rotten
  • Naughty
  • Dreadful
  • Nasty
  • Wicked
  • Lousy
  • Unpleasant
  • Disagreeable
  • Wretched
  • Horrible
  • Outrageous
  • Despicable
  • Disgraceful

SMALL

  • Tiny
  • Petite
  • Mini
  • Teeny-weeny
  • Pygmy (with animals)
  • Little
  • Slight
  • Minute
  • Skimpy
  • Miniature
  • Wee
  • Diminutive

LOVE

  • Admire
  • Adore
  • Appreciate
  • Cherish
  • Enjoy
  • Fancy
  • Dote on
  • Honour
  • Respect
  • Savor
  • Like

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RICH

  • Wealthy
  • Prosperous
  • Affluent
  • Well-off/better off (informal)
  • Well-heeled
  • Fat cat
  • Flush
  • Loaded (Slang)
  • Well-to-do
  • Opulent
  • Deep-pocketed
  • In the money
  • Well-fixed
  • Moneyed

FUNNY

  • Amusing
  • Comical
  • Droll
  • Entertaining
  • Farcical
  • Gleeful
  • Good-humoured
  • Goofy
  • Hilarious
  • Humorous
  • Jocular
  • Laughable
  • Ludicrous
  • Nonsensical
  • Sidesplitting
  • Whimsical
  • Hysterical
  • Witty

BIG

  • Towering
  • Huge
  • Large
  • Great
  • Gigantic
  • Immense
  • Colossal
  • Giant
  • Massive
  • Tremendous
  • Enormous
  • Mammoth
  • Hefty
  • Full

MAKE

  • Assemble
  • Brew
  • Build
  • Concoct
  • Construct
  • Create
  • Devise
  • Forge
  • Invent
  • Prepare

ASK

  • Beseech
  • Implore
  • Inquire
  • Petition
  • Query
  • Question
  • Solicit
  • Summon
  • Urge

BRING

  • Bear
  • Carry
  • Deliver
  • Fetch
  • Gather
  • Haul
  • Lug
  • Move
  • Tote
  • Transport
  • Usher

CHOOSE

  • Adopt
  • Appoint
  • Cast
  • Designate
  • Determine
  • Elect
  • Extract
  • Name
  • Nominate
  • Pick
  • Select

FIND

  • Ascertain
  • Acquire
  • Detect
  • Discover
  • Encounter
  • Locate
  • Obtain
  • Pinpoint
  • Procure
  • Spot
  • Unearth

GIVE

  • Administer
  • Allow
  • Award
  • Bequeath
  • Bestow
  • Dispense
  • Donate
  • Entrust
  • Grant
  • Remit

IMPORTANT

  • Chief
  • Critical
  • Crucial
  • Essential
  • Fundamental
  • Meaningful
  • Momentous
  • Primary
  • Paramount
  • Significant
  • Vital

REALLY

  • Absolutely
  • Actually
  • Certainly
  • Extremely
  • Genuinely
  • Honestly
  • Positively
  • Precisely
  • Surely
  • Truly
  • Verily

SEE

  • Behold
  • Detect
  • Examine
  • Gape
  • Glimpse
  • Note
  • Observe
  • Recognize
  • Spot
  • View
  • Witness

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THINK

  • Assume
  • Deem
  • Feel
  • Foresee
  • Presume
  • Realize
  • Reckon
  • Sense
  • Surmise
  • Suspect

VERY

  • Absolutely
  • Decidedly
  • Extremely
  • Exceedingly
  • Genuinely
  • Highly
  • Particularly
  • Tremendously
  • Truly
  • Uncommonly
  • Veritably

FAST

  • Accelerated
  • Active
  • Agile
  • Brisk
  • Nimble
  • Quick
  • Speedy
  • Swift

INTERESTING

  • Compelling
  • Engrossing
  • Fascinating
  • Striking
  • Intriguing
  • Engaging
  • Absorbing
  • Diverting
  • Amusing
  • Entertaining
  • Gripping
  • Enthralling
  • Riveting
  • Captivating

AFRAID

  • Tense
  • Shaky
  • Panicky
  • Terrified
  • Frightened
  • Fearful
  • Scared
  • Shell-shocked
  • Horror
  • Horrified
  • Timid
  • Timid
  • Chicken out
  • Horror-struck

ATTRACTIVE

  • Gorgeous
  • Good-looking
  • Beautiful
  • Cute
  • Lovely
  • Pretty
  • Alluring
  • Stunning
  • Handsome
  • Glamorous

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Frances Solomonovitch
Frances Solomonovitch
2 years ago

This site is brilliant

Lucy
Lucy
7 months ago

I agree!

Eva
Eva
2 years ago

Lots of helpful materials for us, teachers ! I am grateful !

hahaa
hahaa
5 months ago
Reply to  Eva

some teacher you are looking on a baby website for words

Margret Taniera
Margret Taniera
2 years ago

This sight is so helpful to me

Trish
Trish
1 year ago

Excellent resources thanks

Rupali
Rupali
1 year ago

I’m a teacher and often refer to your site. Excellent material available under one roof. Very helpful to students who desire to expand their vocabulary and write well to score well.

jomar rodriguez
jomar rodriguez
1 year ago

this site helps me impress my teachers

danielle
danielle
1 year ago

Thanks! Very helpful.

Alejandro
Alejandro
1 year ago

Thank you so much!

Cindy
Cindy
1 year ago

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F.A
F.A
1 year ago

this site is wonderful

Lapae
Lapae
1 year ago

Hi pussies

Lapae
Lapae
1 year ago
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Hi pussies

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occccc
6 months ago
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Karen Clarkton
Karen Clarkton
6 months ago
Reply to  Lapae

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kook bird
kook bird
1 year ago
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bro

Lapae
Lapae
1 year ago

What are the five double w’s
GUYS?????

Masonwabe
Masonwabe
1 year ago

what a wonderful description!

Chibaby
Chibaby
1 year ago

Wow so much to choose from

mary joe
mary joe
1 year ago

Thank you so much! just keep adding words!

joe mama
joe mama
1 year ago
Reply to  mary joe

thank you sp much you are actually so welcome

Bryanie
Bryanie
1 year ago

Hey this is really helpful and I would like to request more words for pale

Avri
Avri
1 year ago

didn’t really have what I was looking for

Heike
Heike
1 year ago

Hi such a great idea. Would I be allowed to use your “BE MORE DESCRIPTIVE!” poster for a youth drama club, would I be allowed? Thanks. Heike

D'ANDRE DONNY RODGERS
D'ANDRE DONNY RODGERS
1 year ago

thanks


Md. Shakil Hossain
Md. Shakil Hossain
1 year ago

Very very helpful site!

Ali jarral
Ali jarral
1 year ago

Very international

ur mom
ur mom
1 year ago

very nice

Karen Clarkton
Karen Clarkton
6 months ago
Reply to  ur mom

ur so cute

Hello mate
Hello mate
1 year ago

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Yes
Yes
1 year ago

although this is quite the amalgamation of words, they are all quite common and not as sesquipedalian as I had hoped. It would be nice to get a nice list of longer more descriptive words please

bill
bill
1 year ago

add some with y plz

Moon
Moon
1 year ago

Thanks

kook bird
kook bird
1 year ago

nice!

hehehe
hehehe
10 months ago

this site is helping me but some words don’t make sense like “wee” if I make a sentence with it, it will go like this “I would like to have a wee pool”

Joseph Tomlinson
Joseph Tomlinson
9 months ago

I love this

chatyelle
chatyelle
7 months ago

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dthdxtjdr
7 months ago

you guys are awsome this is the best site ever

Lucy
Lucy
7 months ago

Can you give some words like torn?

Lucy
Lucy
7 months ago

You should really create more lists. Awesome site!

Lucy
Lucy
7 months ago

You should really respond to all my comments.

Adel Baccari
Adel Baccari
6 months ago

great

Karen Clarkton
Karen Clarkton
6 months ago

I HATE BUT LOVE IT OMG YALL ARE STUFFING URSELFS WITH NONSENSE

Unknown
Unknown
6 months ago

This sucks
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Last edited 6 months ago by Unknown
Otmur
Otmur
5 months ago

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smelly
smelly
5 months ago

ver yn iuce

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