Comparative and superlative adjectives Flashcards

Terms Definitions
happy
happier happiest
slow
slower slowest
fat
fatter fattest
sad
sadder saddest
poor
poorer poorest
Adjective
Comparative Superlative
low
lower lowest
late
later latest
hot
hotter hottest
dry
drier driest
cheap
cheaper cheapest
dirty
dirtier dirtiest
early
earlier earliest
wet
wetter wettest
young
younger youngest
tall
taller tallest
soft
softer softest
short
shorter shortest
old
older oldest
easy
easier easiest
good
better best
friendly
friendlier friendliest
hard
harder hardest
clever
more clever most clever
unhappy
more unhappy most unhappy
narrow
more narrow most narrow
right
more right most right
To form the comparative of three-syllable adjectives
Use "more"
To form the comparative of two-syllable adjectives
you use the word, "more"
To form the superlative of one-syllable adjectives that end in a single consonant with a vowel before it
double the consonant and add "est"
small
smaller smallest
rich
richer richest
kind
kinder kindest
strong
stronger strongest
thin
thinner thinnest
bad
worse worst
thick
thicker thickest
wide
wider widest
quiet
quieter quietest
weak
weaker weakest
fast
faster fastest
big
bigger biggest
clean
cleaner cleanest
high
higher highest
open
more open most open
unkind
more unkind most unkind
unfriendly
more unfriendly most unfriendly
expensive
more expensive most expensive
stupid
more stupid most stupid
unhelpful
more unhelpful most unhelpful
full
more full most full
Exceptions to these rules are called
irregular adjectives
To form the superlative of two-syllable adjectives
you use the word, "most"
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