The 500 most common Adjectives in ūüá©ūüá™ German

ander

(adj.)

See anderer.

gut

(adj.)

good

neu

(adj.)

new

wollen

(adj.)

wool, woolen, woollen

groß

(adj.)

big, large, large-scale

weit

(adj.)

wide

ganz

(adj.)

entire, whole, complete

deutsch

(adj.)

German

hoch

(adj.)

high, tall

eigen

(adj.)

own, peculiar or private to someone, idiosyncratic, proper or proprietary

klein

(adj.)

small, little, tiny, wee, small-scale

wenig

(adj.)

little, few

alt

(adj.)

old

wichtig

(adj.)

important, relevant, significant, weighty

einfach

(adj.)

easy

lang

(adj.)

long, lengthy

politisch

(adj.)

political

gleich

(adj.)

equal

nat√ľrlich

(adj.)

natural, normal

möglich

(adj.)

possible

spät

(adj.)

late

stark

(adj.)

strong

gerade

(adj.)

even

nah

(adj.)

near , close, nearby

wirklich

(adj.)

real

kurz

(adj.)

short, brief

verschieden

(adj.)

deceased

jung

(adj.)

young

meist

(adj.)

superlative degree of viel , most

schnell

(adj.)

quick, fast

gar

(adj.)

cooked, done

genau

(adj.)

exact

richtig

(adj.)

correct, accurate, right

sozial

(adj.)

social

schön

(adj.)

beautiful, lovely, pretty, handsome

öffentlich

(adj.)

public

international

(adj.)

international

deutlich

(adj.)

articulate, clear

klar

(adj.)

clear, transparent, bright

europäisch

(adj.)

European

gemeinsam

(adj.)

common, mutual, shared

recht

(adj.)

right

sicher

(adj.)

safe, secure

schwer

(adj.)

heavy, weighty

bestimmt

(adj.)

certain

einzeln

(adj.)

single, lone

folgend

(adj.)

following, subsequent

frei

(adj.)

free, unenslaved, unimprisoned

entsprechend

(adj.)

corresponding

leicht

(adj.)

light

allein

(adj.)

alone

eben

(adj.)

flat, smooth, even

einzig

(adj.)

only, sole

allgemein

(adj.)

general , universal

fr√ľh

(adj.)

early

direkt

(adj.)

direct, straight, without deviation or interruption

voll

(adj.)

full, filled

fest

(adj.)

firm, compact, hard

schlecht

(adj.)

bad, evil, wicked

rund

(adj.)

round, rounded, similar as in English, especially:

tatsächlich

(adj.)

actual, real, factual

persönlich

(adj.)

personal

lieb

(adj.)

lovable, dear, darling, sweet, good-hearted, kind

nämlich

(adj.)

same, either the same object or sometimes just the same type of object

völlig

(adj.)

complete, total, utter

unterschiedlich

(adj.)

different, differing, varying

offen

(adj.)

open

häufig

(adj.)

frequent

notwendig

(adj.)

necessary, essential, indispensable + accusative)

ähnlich

(adj.)

similar , alike, resembling

wesentlich

(adj.)

significant

bekannt

(adj.)

known, familiar + accusative)

gesamt

(adj.)

total, whole, entire, overall, big

gewiß

(adj.)

Formerly standard spelling of gewiss which was deprecated in the spelling reform of 1996.

aktuell

(adj.)

current, currently in action, live

zusätzlich

(adj.)

additional, extra, supplementary

gleichzeitig

(adj.)

simultaneous, concurrent, coincident, concomitant

endlich

(adj.)

finite, limited

tief

(adj.)

deep

laut

(adj.)

loud, noisy

gering

(adj.)

little, low

falsch

(adj.)

false, unfactual, untrue

menschlich

(adj.)

human, manlike

rein

(adj.)

pure, clear, plain

technisch

(adj.)

technical

national

(adj.)

national

wirtschaftlich

(adj.)

economical

positiv

(adj.)

positive

privat

(adj.)

private

amerikanisch

(adj.)

American

erfolgreich

(adj.)

successful

gesellschaftlich

(adj.)

social

wissenschaftlich

(adj.)

scientific

selten

(adj.)

rare, infrequent, uncommon, scarce

wahr

(adj.)

true, real

vorhanden

(adj.)

available, existing

historisch

(adj.)

historical, historic

zahlreich

(adj.)

numerous

plötzlich

(adj.)

sudden

sogenannt

(adj.)

so-called

interessant

(adj.)

interesting

√ľbrig

(adj.)

rest of, remaining

ständig

(adj.)

permanent, constant

langsam

(adj.)

slow

vergangen

(adj.)

past, bygone

praktisch

(adj.)

practical

konkret

(adj.)

tangible

eng

(adj.)

narrow, tight

heutig

(adj.)

today's

staatlich

(adj.)

state, government

normal

(adj.)

ordinary, normal

genannt

(adj.)

called, mentioned, named

weltweit

(adj.)

worldwide

wahrscheinlich

(adj.)

likely, probable, plausible

bewußt

(adj.)

Formerly standard spelling of bewusst which was deprecated in the spelling reform of 1996.

schwierig

(adj.)

difficult, hard, challenging, tough

aktiv

(adj.)

active

ehemalig

(adj.)

former, erstwhile

speziell

(adj.)

special

echt

(adj.)

authentic, genuine, true

halb

(adj.)

half, halfway

zunehmend

(adj.)

increasing, growing, mounting

bereit

(adj.)

, or auf ) ready

relativ

(adj.)

relative

absolut

(adj.)

absolute

k√ľnftig

(adj.)

future

zentral

(adj.)

central

breit

(adj.)

broad, wide

fr√ľher

(adj.)

former, previous

schwarz

(adj.)

black, reflecting little or no light

knapp

(adj.)

scarce

weiß

(adj.)

white

unmittelbar

(adj.)

immediate, direct

erneut

(adj.)

renewed

grundsätzlich

(adj.)

based on principle

bloß

(adj.)

mere, sole

nötig

(adj.)

necessary

täglich

(adj.)

daily

erheblich

(adj.)

considerable, substantial, significant

unabhängig

(adj.)

independent

offiziell

(adj.)

official

inner

(adj.)

inner

entscheidend

(adj.)

decisive

vollständig

(adj.)

complete

französisch

(adj.)

French

jeweilig

(adj.)

respective

erforderlich

(adj.)

necessary, required, essential

kritisch

(adj.)

critical

regelmäßig

(adj.)

regular, according to the rule, expected, not forming an exception

finanziell

(adj.)

financial

hart

(adj.)

hard

individuell

(adj.)

individual

offensichtlich

(adj.)

obvious

geeignet

(adj.)

suitable, appropriate

kulturell

(adj.)

cultural

unbedingt

(adj.)

absolute

offenbar

(adj.)

apparent

bisherig

(adj.)

previous, so far

urspr√ľnglich

(adj.)

original, initial, first

entfernt

(adj.)

distant

kommend

(adj.)

coming, next

zuständig

(adj.)

competent, cognizant

rot

(adj.)

red

sinnvoll

(adj.)

meaningful

verantwortlich

(adj.)

responsible

geistig

(adj.)

mental

link

(adj.)

left

militärisch

(adj.)

military

bestehend

(adj.)

existing, established

anschließend

(adj.)

following

russisch

(adj.)

Russian

vorbei

(adj.)

over, past, up

negativ

(adj.)

negative

demokratisch

(adj.)

democratic

niedrig

(adj.)

low

fern

(adj.)

remote

eindeutig

(adj.)

unambiguous, unequivocal, explicit, unique

schlimm

(adj.)

bad, terrible, serious , dire, horrible, awful

teuer

(adj.)

dear

global

(adj.)

global

los

(adj.)

Alternative form of lose

gesetzlich

(adj.)

lawful, legal, legitimate

angeblich

(adj.)

alleged, pretended, reported

traditionell

(adj.)

traditional

√ľblich

(adj.)

usual

selbstverständlich

(adj.)

natural, self-evident

religiös

(adj.)

religious

automatisch

(adj.)

automatic

gegenwärtig

(adj.)

current, contemporary, present, existing

intensiv

(adj.)

intense

nahe

(adj.)

Alternative form of nah

westlich

(adj.)

west, western

englisch

(adj.)

English

jährlich

(adj.)

annual, yearly

weitgehend

(adj.)

extensive

ökonomisch

(adj.)

economic

gemäß

(adj.)

corresponding to, matching to

komplett

(adj.)

complete

umfassend

(adj.)

comprehensive

klassisch

(adj.)

classical

fremd

(adj.)

strange

rasch

(adj.)

quick, rapid, swift

ruhig

(adj.)

quiet

schwach

(adj.)

weak, lacking in strength

fertig

(adj.)

ready for use, done, fully prepared

ernst

(adj.)

serious, severe, grave

extrem

(adj.)

extreme

vermutlich

(adj.)

suspected, presumable, assumed

gr√ľn

(adj.)

green

ausreichend

(adj.)

sufficient, enough, adequate

gl√ľcklich

(adj.)

happy, both momentarily and generally in life

arm

(adj.)

poor

gefährlich

(adj.)

dangerous

toll

(adj.)

great, nice, wonderful

freundlich

(adj.)

friendly, benign

geplant

(adj.)

proposed, scheduled, planned

christlich

(adj.)

Christian

j√ľdisch

(adj.)

Jewish

egal

(adj.)

all the same, unimportant

g√ľnstig

(adj.)

favourable, propitious, opportune

dunkel

(adj.)

dark

ausländisch

(adj.)

foreign

lokal

(adj.)

local

regional

(adj.)

regional

kalt

(adj.)

cold, chilly, the physical perception of something to have a low temperature

real

(adj.)

real

britisch

(adj.)

British

derartig

(adj.)

such, suchlike

rechtlich

(adj.)

legal

typisch

(adj.)

typical

zufrieden

(adj.)

content, satisfied

gesund

(adj.)

healthy

körperlich

(adj.)

bodily, physical

elektronisch

(adj.)

electronic

total

(adj.)

total

verbunden

(adj.)

related, connected, interconnected

sichtbar

(adj.)

visible

reich

(adj.)

rich

gegenseitig

(adj.)

mutual, reciprocal

medizinisch

(adj.)

medicinal, medicated

tätig

(adj.)

active

laufend

(adj.)

current, ongoing, pending

unmöglich

(adj.)

impossible

riesig

(adj.)

gigantic, huge

zuk√ľnftig

(adj.)

future

endg√ľltig

(adj.)

final, ultimate

heftig

(adj.)

fierce, heavy, vehement, severe, violent

grundlegend

(adj.)

fundamental, basic

theoretisch

(adj.)

theoretical

sämtlich

(adj.)

all

leer

(adj.)

empty

ausf√ľhrlich

(adj.)

detailed, elaborate

hilfreich

(adj.)

useful, helpful

tot

(adj.)

dead, deceased

massiv

(adj.)

solid, not hollow

ausdr√ľcklich

(adj.)

explicit, express

musikalisch

(adj.)

musical

scharf

(adj.)

sharp, able to cut

schriftlich

(adj.)

written

langfristig

(adj.)

long-term

nett

(adj.)

nice, friendly, likable

vollkommen

(adj.)

perfect

österreichisch

(adj.)

Austrian

wirksam

(adj.)

effective

damalig

(adj.)

then, former, erstwhile

ewig

(adj.)

eternal, everlasting

bedeutend

(adj.)

significant, meaningful

b√ľrgerlich

(adj.)

civic, civil

digital

(adj.)

digital

unbekannt

(adj.)

unknown, unbeknownst

ber√ľhmt

(adj.)

famous, well-known, renowned, celebrated, noted

√ľberlegen

(adj.)

superior

streng

(adj.)

severe, rigid, strict

still

(adj.)

quiet, silent

komplex

(adj.)

complex, sophisticated, involved

moralisch

(adj.)

moral

kostenlos

(adj.)

without cost, free

billig

(adj.)

appropriate, meet, fair

ungefähr

(adj.)

approximate

chinesisch

(adj.)

Chinese

generell

(adj.)

general

bez√ľglich

(adj.)

referential

spezifisch

(adj.)

specific

beruflich

(adj.)

professional

heiß

(adj.)

hot

angemessen

(adj.)

appropriate, adequate, due, suitable, proper, fitting etc.

dringend

(adj.)

urgent

gewöhnlich

(adj.)

usual, normal, ordinary

aufmerksam

(adj.)

attentive, alert, observant

frisch

(adj.)

fresh

inhaltlich

(adj.)

content

umgekehrt

(adj.)

reverse

abhängig

(adj.)

dependent

verf√ľgbar

(adj.)

available

vereinigt

(adj.)

united

stehend

(adj.)

standing, waiting

geltend

(adj.)

applicable

katholisch

(adj.)

catholic

begrenzt

(adj.)

confined, limited, restricted

herzlich

(adj.)

warm, warmhearted, friendly, affectionate, cordial

√ľberwiegend

(adj.)

predominant, prevalent

sonstig

(adj.)

other

freiwillig

(adj.)

voluntary

hauptsächlich

(adj.)

main

enorm

(adj.)

enormous

dick

(adj.)

thick

krank

(adj.)

ill, sick

radikal

(adj.)

radical

warm

(adj.)

warm, mildly hot

betreffend

(adj.)

regarding, pertaining, concerning

mächtig

(adj.)

powerful, mighty

umfangreich

(adj.)

extensive, wide

geschickt

(adj.)

adept, habile, skillful, clever

weiblich

(adj.)

female

italienisch

(adj.)

Italian

revolutionär

(adj.)

revolutionary

nachhaltig

(adj.)

long-term, sustainable, permanent, ongoing, lasting

heilig

(adj.)

holy

doppelt

(adj.)

double

betroffen

(adj.)

shocked

sexuell

(adj.)

sexual

ehrlich

(adj.)

honest

durchschnittlich

(adj.)

average, ordinary, mean, medium

eventuell

(adj.)

potential, possible, contingent, liable

f√ľhrend

(adj.)

leading, foremost

Hamburger

(adj.)

of Hamburg

ernsthaft

(adj.)

serious

perfekt

(adj.)

perfect

blau

(adj.)

blue

stolz

(adj.)

+ accusative) proud

fein

(adj.)

fine

materiell

(adj.)

material

kapitalistisch

(adj.)

capitalist, capitalistic

keinerlei

(adj.)

no … whatsoever, no … at all

vielfältig

(adj.)

diverse, varied

verwandt

(adj.)

related

vorliegend

(adj.)

given, present, this

selbständig

(adj.)

Alternative form of selbstständig

wild

(adj.)

wild

gen√ľgend

(adj.)

sufficient, ample

männlich

(adj.)

male

lebendig

(adj.)

living, alive, animate

dicht

(adj.)

thick, tight, dense

gezielt

(adj.)

aimed, targeted

psychisch

(adj.)

psychical

japanisch

(adj.)

Japanese

kräftig

(adj.)

strong, sturdy, vigorous, powerful, bold

divers

(adj.)

different, various, miscellaneous

hervorragend

(adj.)

outstanding, superb

lebend

(adj.)

living

mehrfach

(adj.)

several, multiple

froh

(adj.)

glad, happy, cheerful

√ľberzeugt

(adj.)

convinced

hell

(adj.)

clear, bright, light

intern

(adj.)

internal

vergleichbar

(adj.)

comparable

sozialistisch

(adj.)

socialist, socialistic

fehlend

(adj.)

missing

gelegentlich

(adj.)

occasional

zugänglich

(adj.)

accessible, open, able to be factually or legally reached or accessed

gewaltig

(adj.)

enormous, huge

israelisch

(adj.)

of Israel, Israeli

t√ľrkisch

(adj.)

Turkish, Turkic

potentiell

(adj.)

Alternative form of potenziell

wunderbar

(adj.)

wonderful

effektiv

(adj.)

effective

online

(adj.)

online

wachsend

(adj.)

growing, increasing, expanding, mounting, burgeoning

zufällig

(adj.)

random, by chance or stochastic

einheitlich

(adj.)

uniform, unified

zeitlich

(adj.)

temporal

konsequent

(adj.)

consistent