Notes On Adjectives - Formation - CBSE Class 7 English Grammar

Forming adjectives


Typical adjective endings
1.    -able/-ible understandable, capable, readable, incredible
2.    -al mathematical, functional, influential, chemical
3.    -ful beautiful, bashful, helpful, harmful
4.    -ic artistic, manic, rustic, terrific
5.    -ive submissive, intuitive, inventive, attractive
6.    -less sleeveless, hopeless, groundless, restless
7.    -ous gorgeous, dangerous, adventurous, fabulous


 
Adjectives can be formed from different words. They can be formed from nouns:
NOUN                    ADJECTIVES
accident                    accidental
danger                    dangerous
length                     long
star                     starry
wind                      windy
 

Summary

Forming adjectives


Typical adjective endings
1.    -able/-ible understandable, capable, readable, incredible
2.    -al mathematical, functional, influential, chemical
3.    -ful beautiful, bashful, helpful, harmful
4.    -ic artistic, manic, rustic, terrific
5.    -ive submissive, intuitive, inventive, attractive
6.    -less sleeveless, hopeless, groundless, restless
7.    -ous gorgeous, dangerous, adventurous, fabulous


 
Adjectives can be formed from different words. They can be formed from nouns:
NOUN                    ADJECTIVES
accident                    accidental
danger                    dangerous
length                     long
star                     starry
wind                      windy
 
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