Identifying Adjectives (Common Adjective Suffixes)

There are many adjectives in English; however, it is not always easy to identify them all.

Below is a list of common suffixes that are used to make adjectives.



-able/ ible

comfortable, incredible


normal, musical, industrial


beautiful, peaceful, successful


classic, economic


political, alphabetical, economical


British, Spanish, English, childish,


creative, active, talkative, argumentative, communicative


endless, timeless, jobless, wifeless, childless


ambitious, spontaneous, famous


angry, happy, snappy, chatty


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