Adjective of Quality
Understanding Adjectives of Quality
Adjectives of Quality are words that tell us about the kind or qualities of a person or thing being talked about.
Such adjectives include, white, nice, large, beautiful, excellent, kind, tall, etc. They answer the question ‘What kind of?’
In the examples above, the adjectives beautiful, large, green, excellent, and great are adjectives of quality because they indicate the quality of nouns—lady, elephant, forest, story, and writer respectively.
Adjectives of quality are also called descriptive adjectivesOpens in new window.