Degree of Comparison (Positive, Comparative, and Superlative) List

Adjectives change in form when they show comparison. These changed forms are called Degree of Comparison. Adjectives have three degrees of comparison which are as follows:

Positive Degree: An adjective is said to be in a positive degree when there is no comparison.

Comparative Degree: An adjective is said to be in a comparative degree when there is a comparison between two nouns/pronouns.

Superlative Degree: An adjective is said to be in a superlative degree when there is a comparison between more than two nouns/pronouns.

PositiveComparativeSuperlative
angryangrierangriest
badworseworst
bigbiggerbiggest
bitterbittererbitterest
blackblackerblackest
blandblanderblandest
bloodybloodierbloodiest
bluebluerbluest
boldbolderboldest
bossybossierbossiest
bravebraverbravest
briefbrieferbriefest
brightbrighterbrightest
broadbroaderbroadest
busybusierbusiest
calmcalmercalmest
cheapcheapercheapest
chewychewierchewiest
chubbychubbierchubbiest
classyclassierclassiest
cleancleanercleanest
clearclearclearest
clevercleverercleverest
closecloserclosest
cloudycloudiercloudiest
clumsyclumsierclumsiest
busybusierbusiest
calmcalmercalmest
coarsecoarsercoarsest
coldcoldercoldest
coolcoolercoolest
crazycraziercraziest
creamycreamiercreamiest
creepycreepiercreepiest
crispycrispiercrispiest
cruelcruellercruellest
crunchycrunchiercrunchiest
curlycurlycurliest
curvycurviercurviest
cutecutercutest
dampdamperdampest
darkdarkerdarkest
deadlydeadlierdeadliest
deepdeeperdeepest
densedenserdensest
dirtydirtierdirtiest
drydrierdriest
dulldullerdullest
dumbdumberdumbest
dustydustierdustiest
earlyearlierearliest
easyeasiereasiest
faintfainterfaintest
fairfairerfairest
fancyfancierfanciest
fatfatterfattest
fewfewerfewest
fiercefiercerfiercest
filthyfilthierfilthiest
finefinerfinest
firmfirmerfirmest
fitfitterfittest
flakyflakierflakiest
flatflatterflattest
freshfresherfreshest
friendlyfriendlierfriendliest
fullfullerfullest
funnyfunnierfunniest
gentlegentlergentlest
goodbetterbest
grandgrandergrandest
gravegravergravest
greasygreasiergreasiest
greatgreatergreatest
greedygreediergreediest
grossgrossergrossest
guiltyguilterguiltiest
hairyhairierhairiest
handyhandierhandiest
happyhappierhappiest
hardharderhardest
harshharsherharshest
healthyhealthierhealthiest
hiphipperhippest
hothotterhottest
humblehumblerhumblest
hungryhungrierhungriest
icyiciericiest
itchyitchieritchiest
juicyjuicierjuiciest
kindkinderkindest
largelargerlargest
latelaterlatest
lazylazierlaziest
lightlighterlightest
likelylikelierlikeliest
littlelittlerlittlest
longlongerlongest
loudlouderloudest
lovelylovelierloveliest
lowlowerlowest
madmaddermaddest
meanmeanermeanest
messymessiermessiest
mildmildermildest
moistmoistermoistest
narrownarrowernarrowest
nastynastiernastiest
naughtynaughtiernaughtiest
nearnearernearest
neatneaterneatest
nicenicernicest
noisynoisiernoisiest
oddodderoddest
oilyoilieroiliest
oldolder/elderoldest/eldest
plainplainerplainest
politepoliterpolitest
poorpoorerpoorest
prettyprettierprettiest
proudprouderproudest
purepurerpurest
quickquickerquickest
quietquieterquietest
rarerarerrarest
riperiperripest
riskyriskierriskiest
roomyroomierroomiest
roughrougherroughest
ruderuderrudest
rustyrustierrustiest
sadsaddersaddest
safesafersafest
saltysaltiersaltiest
sanesanersanest
scaryscarierscariest
shallowshallowershallowest
sharpsharpersharpest
shinyshiniershiniest
sinceresincerersincerest
skinnyskinnierskinniest
sleepysleepiersleepiest
slimslimmerslimmest
slimyslimierslimiest
slowslowerslowest
smallsmallersmallest
smartsmartersmartest
smellysmelliersmelliest
smokysmokiersmokiest
smoothsmoothersmoothest
softsoftersoftest
soonsoonersoonest
soresorersorest
sweatysweatiersweatiest
sweetsweetersweetest
talltallertallest
tantannertannest
tastytastiertastiest
thickthickerthickest
thinthinnerthinnest
thirstythirstierthirstiest
tinytiniertiniest
toughtoughertoughest
truetruertruest
uglyuglierugliest
warmwarmerwarmest
weakweakerweakest

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