Adverb vs Adjective

In this lesson, we will find out how to form an adverb from an adjective. we tried our best to clear your adverb vs adjective Concept.

We tried to differentiate adverb vs adjective by using rules of formation of adverb from the adjective.

RULES OF FORMATION

Rule 1:

In most cases, an adverb is formed by adding-ly to an adjective.

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
BlindBlindly
CarelessCarelessly
BadBadly
MadMadly

Rule 2:

Some adverbs have the same form as the adjective.

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
FastFast
HardHard
SoSo
StraightStraight

Rule 3:

If the adjective ends in –able to replace –e with –y.

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
ProfitableProfitably
ProbableProbably

Rule 4:

If the adjective ends in –y’, replace the ‘y’ with ‘i’ and add –ly’.

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
LazyLazily
GreedyGreedily
NoisyNoisily
AngryAngrily

Rule 5:

If the adjective ends in ‘–ible’ replace ‘–e’ with ‘–y.’

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
HorribleHorribly
TerribleTerribly

Rule 6:

If the adjective ends in ‘–le’ replace ‘–e’ with ‘–y.’

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
GentleGently

Rule 7:

If the adjective ends in ‘–ic’ add ‘-ally.’

Formation of Adverb Examples:

AdjectiveAdverb
ArtisticArtistically
CatholicCatholically

List of Adverbs – Video

Adverbs from Adjective List

Adjective

Adverbs

BashfulBashfully
BeautifulBeautifully
BlindBlindly
LikeLikely
LimpLimply
LiveLively
LoftLoftily
LongLongingly
LoosLoosely
MOREMORE
ContinualContinually
CoolCoolly
CorrectCorrectly
CourageousCourageously
CrossCrossly
CruelCruelly
LoudLoudly
BitterBitterly
BleakBleakly
LovingLovingly
LoyalLoyally
MadMadly
MajesticMajestically
MeaningfulMeaningfully

ADVERBS

ADJECTIVE

MechanicalMechanically
MerryMerrily
MiserMiserably
MockMockingly
MonthMonthly
JovialJovially
JoyfulJoyfully
JOYJOYOUSLY
CarefulCarefully
CarelessCarelessly
CautiousCautiously
CuriousCuriously
DailyDaily
JealousJealously
KindKindly
KnavishKnavishly
KnowingKnowingly
KnowledgeKnowledgeably
KookKookily
LazyLazily
LightLightly
MortalMortally
MostlyMostly
MysteriousMysteriously
ActualActually
AdventurousAdventurously
AfterwardAfterward
ArrogantArrogantly
BriskBriskly
BroadBroadly
BusyBusily
CalmCalmly
DeceivingDeceivingly
DeepDeeply

ADVERBS

ADJECTIVES

DefiantDefiantly
DeliberateDeliberately
DelightfulDelightfully
HopelessHopelessly
HourlyHourly
HUNGRYHUNGRILY
IntenseIntensely
IntentIntently
InterestingInterestingly
InwardlyInwardly
IrritableIrritably
JaggedJaggedly
JealousJealously
JovialJovially
InterestingInterestingly
InwardInwardly
IrritableIrritably
JaggedJaggedly
BoastfulBoastfully
BoldBoldly
BraveBravely
BriefBriefly
BRIGHTBRIGHTLY
LazyLazily
LessLess
LightLightly
InquisitiveInquisitively
InstantInstantly
CertainCertainly
CheerfulCheerfully
AlmostAlmost
AlwaysAlways
AnnualAnnually
AnxiousAnxiously
JubilantJubilantly
JudgmentJudgmentally
LikeLikely
LimpLimply
MockingMockingly
MonthlyMonthly
JoyfulJoyfully

ADVERBS

ADJECTIVES

JOYOUSJOYOUSLY
JubilantJubilantly
JudgmentJudgmentally
AbnormalAbnormally
AbsentmindedAbsentmindedly
AccidentalAccidentally
AwkwardAwkwardly
BlissfulBlissfully
ClearClearly
CleverCleverly
CloseClosely
CoaxingCoaxingly
ColorfulColorfully
CommonCommonly
JustJustly
KeenKeenly
IMMEDIATEIMMEDIATELY
InnocentInnocently
JustJustly
KeenKeenly
KiddingKiddingly
KindheartedKindheartedly
KindKindly
DaintyDaintily
DearDearly
KiddingKiddingly
KindheartedKindheartedly
NaturalNaturally
HopelessHopelessly
LiveLively
LoftLoftily
LongingLongingly
LOOSELOOSELY
LoudLoudly
LovingLovingly
LoyalLoyally
MadMadly
MajesticMajestically

ADVERBS

ADJECTIVES

KnavishKnavishly
KnowingKnowingly
HourHourly
HungryHungrily
ImmediateImmediately
InnocentInnocently
InquisitiveInquisitively
INSTANTINSTANTLY
IntenseIntensely
IntentIntently
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MortalMortally
MostMostly
MysteriousMysteriously
NaturalNaturally
KnowledgeableKnowledgeably
KookKookily
MeaningfulMeaningfully
MechanicalMechanically
MerryMerrily
MiserableMiserably

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