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What are the types of adjectives?

An adjective is a form of speech that can define or provide more data about a pronoun or noun that functions as the subject in a phrase. Adjectives are discovered after the verb or before the noun it modulates.

There are 3 types of adjectives, namely, 

·       Positive or Absolute Form

·       Comparative Form

·       Superlative Form

Positive Degree of Comparison:

The positive form or positive degree of comparison is the original form of the adjective. As an example: This is an intriguing book. This type of adjective is used when there isn’t another subject to be matched.

Comparative Degree of Comparison

When topics required to conduct the same action or to possess the same quality are compared, the comparative form of the adjective is used. For example, I enjoyed the book I read yesterday more than the one I read today.

Superb Level of Comparison

When comparing the same effectiveness of two or more subjects, the superlative degree of comparison represents that one subject is preferred to two or more subjects in performing a task. For instance: This fantasy novel is the most intriguing book I’ve ever read.