We know that English is very rich in expressions. We can describe anyone and anything with so many ways; idioms, phrases, and words amongst many others. We will discuss one of them.
Before you continue reading, you might want to check our previous article on this subject: #EngVocab: Adjectives That Describe Personalities.
Anhedonic = unable to feel happiness.
“In the ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ Eeyore is described as a depressed, anhedonic stuffed donkey.”
Agreeable = pleasant, enjoyable.
“She’s an agreeable companion. You won’t get bored.”
Assertive = self-assured, confident (without being aggressive).
“As a team leader, you should be more assertive.”
Bold = strong, brave, willing to take a risk.
“She’s so bold. She does not wait for anyone to introduce her to the CEO.”
Brooding = showing deep unhappiness.
“He’s always brooding; I don’t know what’s wrong with him.”
Childish = immature.
“She’s so childish that she always throws tantrums over small problems.”
Childlike = innocent, having good qualities associated with a child.
“Her laughter is childlike; it’s contagious.”
Chirpy = cheerful, lively.
“Quenzino is such a chirpy little fella. I wanna pinch his cheeks.”
Dark = mysterious.
“Whenever I forget to bring my driving license with me, the police always look like dark and intimidating figures.”
Dim = stupid (informal use) OR dim-witted = slow (in Bahasa Indonesia: lemot).
“Please don’t use sarcasm with him. He’s dim; he won’t get it.”
To make it easier to memorize them, try to use one of the words on the list on your daily conversations. Be careful with some words that have a negative connotation.
P.S.: The list will continue.
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- #EngGame: Adjectives to Describe a Person
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- #EngClass: Order of Adjectives OSASCOMP
- #EngClass: Participial Adjective