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  ENGLISH GRAMMAR  
Alphabet
Vowels & Consonants
Word Building
Sentences
Articles
Cardinal-Ordinal Numbers
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Adverb
Adjective
Preposition
Conjunction
Interjection
Tenses
Opposites
Active & Passive Voice
Direct & Indirect Speech
Vocabulary
ADJECTIVE
Types of Adjective Adjective of Quality Adjective of Quantity
Demonstrative Adjective Interrogative Adjective Possessive Adjective
Distributive Adjective Degrees of Comparison Formation of Adjective
ADJECTIVES DEGREES OF COMPARISON

We use adjectives to compare persons/things. There are three degrees of comparison:

(A) Positive Degree
(B) Comparative Degree
(C) Superlative Degree

Positive Degree
 
An (Positive Degree) adjective is used to talk about the quality of a person, place or thing is called Positive Degree. i.e. Good, Fat, Heavy, Clever, Brave, Beautiful, Handsome, Healthy, Poor, Rich, Wealthy etc.
 
Ramesh is as clever as Suresh.
Madhu is as naughty as Menu.
Rithik Roshan is as popular as Fardin Khan.
The ants are as hard working as bees.
Comparative Degree
 
An adjective is used to compare two persons, places & things for their qualities is called Comparative Degree. i.e. Better than, Fatter than, Leaner than, Clever than, More beautiful, Healthier / Wealthier than.
 
Ramesh is clever then Suresh.
I have more mangos than he.
Her walk is slower than mine.
The train runs faster than the bus.
Superlative Degree
 
An adjective is used to talk about/compare-comparing more than two persons/ places/ animals/ birds/ insects/ things for their qualities, are called Superlative Degree.
 
She is the most beautiful among all her sisters.
He is the bravest of all brothers.
Milan is the tallest boy.
Robert is the richest man in town.
  Note: Here definite article ‘the’ is placed in the superlative degree.
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Types of Adjective Adjective of Quality Adjective of Quantity
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