Common incomparable adjectives list: 30+ absolute adjectives

Common incomparable adjectives list

What does incomparable mean?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, incomparable means “so good or great that nothing else could achieve the same standard”

Incomparable adjectives (non-comparable adjectives), in English grammar, are the adjectives that have no comparative and superlative forms.

This type of adjectives is also called absolute adjectives and non-gradable adjectives. Such adjectives cannot be used with words like more, most, less, quite, very, or largely.

Common incomparable adjectives list

  • Absolute
  • Adequate
  • Amazed
  • Awful
  • Certain
  • Complete
  • Dead
  • Definite
  • Devoid
  • Entire
  • Essential
  • Excellent
  • False
  • Fascinating
  • Fatal
  • Final
  • First
  • Huge
  • Ideal
  • Impossible
  • Inevitable
  • Irrevocable
  • Main
  • Manifest
  • Minor
  • Only
  • Perfect
  • Principal
  • Stationary
  • Superb
  • Terrible
  • Terrified
  • True
  • Unavoidable
  • Uniform
  • Unique
  • Universal
  • Void
  • Whole

We do not usually say things are more or less perfect or impossible.

Incomparable adjectives can be conbined with intensifying adverbs such as really, completely, absolutely, totally, entirely, utterly, etc.



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