Today we will learn about superlative adjectives.
Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more nouns.
The form of superlative adjectives:
1. For one syllable word: “The + Adj + -est”.
a. Fast –> fastest.
b. Great –> greatest.
c. Soft –> softest.
- For two syllables word ending with -y: “The + Adj (-y changes to -i) + -est”.
a. Pretty –> prettiest.
b. Easy –> easiest.
c. Busy –> busiest.
For two syllables (not ending with -y): “The + most + Adj”.
a. Complex –> the most complex.
b. Famous –> the most famous.
c. Clever –> the most clever.
For three or more syllables: “The + most + Adj”.
a. Dangerous –> the most dangerous.
b. Difficult –> the most difficult.
c. Popular –> the most popular.
Some adjectives have irregular forms when made into superlative adjectives.
a. Bad –> worst.
b. Good –> best.
c. Far –> farthest.
d. Little –> least.
e. Much –> most.
f. Some –> most.
g. Many –> most.