Adjectives and its types with Examples PDF

Adjectives and its Types with examples PDF! 

Here we are going to discuss adjectives and its types with examples in detail,  this lesson is best for students of grade 3 to grade 5 and above.

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Definition of Adjective

Adjectives are describing words. They describe a noun or a pronoun.

Types of Adjective with Examples – Video


Descriptive Adjective or Adjective of Quality

They describe nouns and give information about them.


Tallboy, Strong man, beautiful lady, bright day, etc.

Adjective of Quantity or Numeric adjective

They talk about the quantity of a noun. They answer such questions as ‘how much’ or ‘how many’.


Three boys, eight girls, little sugar, many days, etc.

Predicative Adjectives

Predicative adjectives are those adjectives that follow a linking verb (be, seem, look, fell, become, etc. They are not placed before a Noun.


  • The bag is
  • The girl is

Attributive Adjective

An Attributive adjective comes before a noun and not after a linking verb (be, seem, look, feel, become, etc.)


  • This is heavy
  • She is a beautiful

Possessive Adjectives

They are the possessive pronouns used as adjectives. Thus they are named as possessive adjectives. “my, our, your, his, its, there” are possessive adjectives. Adjectives and its Types


  • This is my
  • This is your

Demonstrative Adjectives

Demonstrative adjectives (this, that, these those, whose) show whether the noun they refer to is singular or plural and whether it is located near or far away from the speaker.


  • I like this
  • She loved those days of her youth.

Indefinite Adjectives

An indefinite adjective is an adjective formed from an indefinite pronoun. The most common indefinite pronouns are: Adjectives and its Types

“all, any, anyone, anything, each, everybody, everyone, everything, few, many, nobody, none, several, some, somebody, and someone”


  • There are many people in the room.
  • Some books are placed on the table.

Interrogative Adjectives

Interrogative adjectives modify nouns and ask questions. They include which, what, whose. They are used before nouns. Read the following examples.


  • What subject do you like most?

Comparative Adjectives

Comparative adjectives convey the supreme value of nouns. They are the superlative degrees of the adjectives.


  • She is the tallest girl in the class.
  • This is the most interesting novel I have ever read.

Superlative Adjectives

Superlative adjectives are used to describe an object which is at the upper or lower limit of a quality.


  • She is the tallest girl in the class.
  • This is the most interesting novel I have ever read.

Absolute Adjectives

The absolute adjectives are the adjectives that cannot be compared. Some absolute adjectives are “supreme, dead, total, final, fatal, eternal, perfect, unique, infinitive”.


Distributive Adjective

Ever, every, either, neither are called distributive adjectives.


  • I will give a book to each student in the class.
  • Every student in the class is hardworking.
  • You can have either book.
  • You can have neither book. Adjectives and its Types

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