Adjectives (comparative and superlative)

Adjectives can be used to compare nouns. There are degrees of comparison.

The comparative form is used when comparing two things; the superlative form is used when three or more things are being compared.

AdjectiveComparativeSuperlative
thin thinner thinnest
short shorter shortest
large larger largest
(change the i to y)
easy
pretty
easier
prettier
easiest
prettiest
(words of more than two syllables)
comfortable
interesting
beautiful
more comfortable
more interesting
more beautiful
most comfortable
most interesting
most beautiful
(exceptions)
good
bad
far
many/much
little/few
better
worse
further/farther
more less/fewer
best
worst
furthest/farthest
most least/fewest
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