Adjectives are descriptive words.
They add positive or negative qualities to a noun, or reveal its personalities or states of being.
Normally, they are placed before nouns. Other positions are not only possible, but also enrich the text.
When an adjective is formed with a proper noun, it uses capital letter.
Ex.: American dream
Turn into a noun
An adjective is changed into a noun using the suffix –ness at the word’s end.
When talking about a relation or feelings between people or things, usually an adjective needs a complement.
Ex. I am fond of music.
Comparison of adjectives
To compare two persons or things, add an –er at the end.
Alternatively, to avoid error it is possible to use ‘more than’.
When comparing more than two, it is used the –est form.
Class of adjectives that complement linking verbs, or the verb to be.
Normally, it is applied to verbs that describe a state of being or a sensorial experience: to feel, to taste, etc.
Ex.: The girl is happier than before.
Class of words that gives a quality that cannot be graded.
Ex. Dead, essential, pregnant.