What are Feelings Adjectives? Grammar Review
Feelings adjectives help describe a persons tone, feeling or emotion. There are countless variants in the English language. Most students learn simple feelings adjectives at first. One syllable and then two or more. Positive and negative feelings adjectives are important to understand by degree. “Very, so, really and quite” are used to emphasize simple adjectives. Below are a few examples in various degrees.
Positive Feelings Adjectives:
Are you happy now? Yes, I’m happy! or Yes, I am!
Are you glad now? Yes, I’m glad! or Yes, I am!
Are you having fun? Yes, I am having fun or Yes, I am!
Are you having a good time at the party? Yes, I am!
Negative Feelings Adjectives:
Why are you sad? I lost my watch!
Why do you feel bad? I forgot to take my medicine!
Why are you afraid of the dark? Because my brother is!
Why are you scared of dogs? Because I was bitten by one!
Feelings Adjectives with suffix “ed”
Why are you excited? I have just won the lottery!
Why are you bored with your job? I don’t have time off!
Remember that some adjectives end with “ing and ed”. We add “ed” to a word ending (Suffix), when we refer to our feelings. We used “ing” when we refer to nouns.