List of Comparative and Superlative Adverbs PDF

List of Comparative and Superlative Adverbs PDF!

What are Comparative and Superlative Adverbs?

We use a comparative adverb to show some kind of change or make a comparison to something or between something, i.e. she began to run faster.

  • A superlative adverb is a type of adverb that is used to show a comparison between three or more things. i.e. John is the tallest. (tallest is the superlative form of adjective tall)

Related: Adverbs of Manner

List of Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

Below is the list of Comparative and superlative Adverbs in English:

useful comparative and superlative adverbs

Adjective Comparative Superlative
icy icier iciest
soon sooner soonest
good better best
tiny tinier tiniest
nice nicer nicest
dusty dustier dustiest
deep deeper deepest
flat flatter flattest
big bigger biggest
light lighter lightest
mild milder mildest
salty saltier saltiest
sleepy sleepier sleepiest
little littler littlest
crunchy crunchier crunchiest
greasy greasier greasiest
sweet sweeter sweetest
strict stricter strictest
simple simpler simplest
happy happier happiest
harsh harsher harshest
curly curly curliest
weak weaker weakest
sorry sorrier sorriest
flaky flakier flakiest
brave braver bravest
nasty nastier nastiest
cool cooler coolest
far further/farther furthest/farthest
slim slimmer slimmest
needy needier neediest
rough rougher roughest
bright brighter brightest
wide wider widest
faint fainter faintest
wild wilder wildest
scary scarier scariest
sharp sharper sharpest
long longer longest
tan tanner tannest
lively livelier liveliest
clumsy clumsier clumsiest
mean meaner meanest
clear clear clearest
smelly smellier smelliest
funny funnier funniest
thick thicker thickest
damp damper dampest

Comparative and Superlative Adverbs – Infographic

useful comparative and superlative adverbs

Adjective Comparative Superlative
heavy heavier heaviest
steep steeper steepest
itchy itchier itchiest
full fuller fullest
bland blander blandest
fast faster fastest
weird weirder weirdest
lonely lonlier loneliest
classy classier classiest
broad broader broadest
late later latest
hard harder hardest
crispy crispier crispiest
young younger youngest
tasty tastier tastiest
warm warmer warmest
old older/elder oldest/eldest
dirty dirtier dirtiest
wealthy wealthier wealthiest
shy shyer shyest
safe safer safest
bad worse worst
deadly deadlier deadliest
sad sadder saddest
sour sourer sourest
hip hipper hippest
slimy slimier slimiest
fresh fresher freshest
gloomy gloomier gloomiest
noisy noisier noisiest
neat neater neatest
busy busier busiest
early earlier earliest
strong stronger strongest
easy easier easiest
stingy stingier stingiest
dense denser densest
ripe riper ripest
short shorter shortest
black blacker blackest
raw rawer rawest
proud prouder proudest
thirsty thirstier thirstiest
blue bluer bluest
close closer closest
smooth smoother smoothest
wet wetter wettest
lovely lovelier loveliest
clever cleverer cleverest
bold bolder boldest
gross grosser grossest
creepy creepier creepiest
kind kinder kindest
windy windier windiest
few fewer fewest
great greater greatest
mad madder maddest
cheap cheaper cheapest
hairy hairier hairiest
strange stranger strangest
shiny shinier shiniest
dry drier driest
risky riskier riskiest
grand grander grandest
bloody bloodier bloodiest
firm firmer firmest

A List of Comparative and Superlative Adverbs – Infographic

list of comparative and superlative adverbs

Adjective Comparative Superlative
crazy crazier craziest
cruel crueller cruellest
wise wiser wisest
roomy roomier roomiest
narrow narrower narrowest
sane saner sanest
greedy greedier greediest
dumb dumber dumbest
fierce fiercer fiercest
oily oilier oiliest
thin thinner thinnest
gentle gentler gentlest
pure purer purest
poor poorer poorest
high higher highest
worthy worthier worthiest
small smaller smallest
loud louder loudest
slow slower slowest
true truer truest
cold colder coldest
polite politer politest
messy messier messiest
near nearer nearest
sore sorer sorest
hungry hungrier hungriest
creamy creamier creamiest
skinny skinnier skinniest
juicy juicier juiciest
handy handier handiest
odd odder oddest
dark darker darkest
cloudy cloudier cloudiest
chubby chubbier chubbiest
cute cuter cutest
clean cleaner cleanest
healthy healthier healthiest
filthy filthier filthiest
spicy spicier spiciest
new newer newest
moist moister moistest
quick quicker quickest
sunny sunnier sunniest
low lower lowest
likely likelier likeliest
plain plainer plainest
calm calmer calmest
bitter bitterer bitterest
rude ruder rudest
smart smarter smartest
dull duller dullest
chewy chewier chewiest
rich richer richest
angry angrier angriest
fair fairer fairest
shallow shallower shallowest
silly sillier silliest
lazy lazier laziest
sincere sincerer sincerest
grave graver gravest
large larger largest
bossy bossier bossiest
soft softer softest
sweaty sweatier sweatiest
fine finer finest
pretty prettier prettiest
curvy curvier curviest
quiet quieter quietest
ugly uglier ugliest
brief briefer briefest
tough tougher toughest
guilty guilter guiltiest
hot hotter hottest
worldly worldlier worldliest
friendly friendlier friendliest
fancy fancier fanciest
rusty rustier rustiest
coarse coarser coarsest
fit fitter fittest
rare rarer rarest
naughty naughtier naughtiest
smoky smokier smokiest
fat fatter fattest
tall taller tallest
humble humbler humblest

Comparative and Superlative Adverbs in English – Infographic

list of comparative and superlative adverbs

How to Form comparative and Superlative Adverbs?

After studying this table of comparisons you will be able to differentiate between comparative and superlative adverbs.

Examples Comparative Superlative
He’ll go far. farther/further farthest/furthest
Jack cooks quickly. more quickly most quickly
John runs fast. faster fastest
She speaks English badly. worse worst
She speaks Hindi well. better best
They were late. later latest

Adverbs – Comparative and Superlative – Infographics

list of comparative and superlative adverbs

comparative and superlative adverbs


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