250+ Descriptive Words Examples List with Meaning and Synonyms

Descriptive Words Examples List with Meaning and Synonyms! Be more Descriptive! Descriptive words are used to help visualize, describe, define, or explain information about people, places, things, situations, or actions. There is a list of 50 Daily used words. These can be replaced with more professional words which will give your personality and English conversation a definite boost.

What are 5 words to describe yourself?

There are some good words to describe yourself.

Creative / Innovative / Visionary

Diligent / Loyal / Reliable

Eager / Keen / Fervent / Enthusiastic

Friendly / Personable / Extrovert

Hideous / Frightful / Frightening / Shocking

Honest / Ethical / Conscientious

Motivated / Ambitious / Leader

Descriptive Words Examples list with Meaning

Words                           Synonyms
1)       Come advance, approach, arrive, near, reach
2)       Take hold, catch, seize, grasp, win, capture,
acquire, pick
3)       Go depart, disappear, fade, move, proceed,
recede, travel
4)       Run dash, escape, elope, flee, hasten, hurry,
race, rush, speed, sprint
5)       Put place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep,
save, set aside, effect, achieve, do
6)       Hurry rush, run, speed, race, hasten, urge,
accelerate, bustle
7)       Hide conceal, cover, mask, cloak, camouflage,
screen, shroud, veil
8)       Make create, originate, invent, beget, form,
construct, design, fabricate, manufacture,
9)       Hide conceal, cover, mask, cloak, camouflage,
screen, shroud, veil
10)    Anger enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle,
exasperate, inflame, madden
11)     Love like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for,
cherish, adore
12)    Moody temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum
13)    Eager keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved,
interested, alive to
14)    Sad miserable, uncomfortable, wretched,
heart-broken, unfortunate, poor,
15)    Fear fright, dread, terror, alarm, dismay,

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16)    Scared afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified,
17)    Hate despise, loathe, detest, abhor, disfavor,
dislike, disapprove, abominate
18)   Awful


dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor


19)    Dull boring, tiring,, tiresome, uninteresting,
slow, dumb
20)   Bad


evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful


21)    Fat stout, corpulent, fleshy, beefy, paunchy
22)    Gross improper, rude, coarse, indecent, crude
23)    Ugly hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking,
24)   Dark


shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim


25)    Lazy indolent, slothful, idle, inactive, sluggish
26)    Trouble distress, anguish, anxiety, worry,
27)   Hurt


damage, harm, injure, wound, distress,
afflict, pain
28)    Amazing incredible, unbelievable, improbable,
29)    Funny humorous, amusing, droll, comic, comical,
laughable, silly
30)    Beautiful pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive,

List of Descriptive Words with Synonyms

31)    Good excellent, fine, superior, wonderful,
32)   Brave courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid
33)   Bright


shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling


34)    Great noteworthy, worthy, distinguished,
35)    Playful mischievous, prankish, naughty, roguish,
waggish, impish, sportive
36)    Neat clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty,
37)   Enjoy


appreciate, delight in, be pleased, indulge
38)    Popular well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite,
39)    Look gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study,
40)   Explain


elaborate, clarify, define, interpret, justify,
account for
41)   Answer


reply, respond, retort, acknowledge


42)   Ask


question, inquire of, seek information
43)    Say inform, notify, advise, relate, recount,
44)   Ask


question, inquire of, seek information
45)    Somewhat a little, sort of, kind of, a bit, relatively,
46)    Important necessary, vital, critical, indispensable,
47)   Place


space, area, spot, plot, region, location,
48)   Brave


courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid,
49)    Dilemma quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem,
plight, spot, scrape, jam, predicament

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