Everyday English – Commonly Used Adjectives

Common adjectives we frequently use in everyday English:

  • optimistic
  • pessimistic
  • confused
  • depressed
  • excited
  • lonely
  • calm

1. When you feel upset and sad due to a difficult situation, you feel depressed.

2. Expecting good things to happen to be successful.

3. The opposite of optimistic is pessimistic.

4. When you don’t know what’s going on and happening, you feel confused.

5. Showing and feeling enthusiasm is being excited.

6. If you are alone, you feel lonely.

7. If you are not scared, nervous, and worried, you feel calm.

Examples in dialogue:

a. How was your winter holiday?
– It was great. I had a wonderful time with my family.

b. How did you spend your Sunday?
– It was boring. I stayed at home.

c. What did you do last night?
– Nothing special. It was a boring night.

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