Adjectives Beginning with L

Adjectives Starting "L"

Here is a list of 150 adjectives that start with the letter L. You can use this list to help you find the exact word you're looking for in terms of its meaning or its length.

Table of Contents

  • Positive Adjectives Beginning with "L"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "L"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "L"

  • Loyal: Faithful and committed in one's allegiance or support.
    Example: Mark is a loyal friend who stands by you through thick and thin.
  • Loving: Showing affection, care, and warmth towards others.
    Example: Sarah has a loving nature and always makes her loved ones feel cherished.
  • Logical: Rational and using sound reasoning in thinking and decision-making.
    Example: Emily approaches problems with a logical mindset, analyzing all available information.
  • Lively: Full of energy, enthusiasm, and a zest for life.
    Example: Sarah has a lively personality that brings vibrancy to any gathering.
  • Limitless: Having no boundaries or constraints, capable of achieving anything.
    Example: Mark has a limitless mindset and believes that anything is possible with determination.
  • Luminous: Radiant and full of light, both in appearance and personality.
    Example: Sarah has a luminous smile that brightens up any room she enters.
  • Level-headed: Calm and composed, especially in challenging or stressful situations.
    Example: Janet's level-headed approach enables her to make sound decisions under pressure.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "L"

  • Lazy: Unwilling or averse to work or exertion, lacking motivation or effort.
    Example: Janet's lazy attitude resulted in incomplete tasks and missed deadlines.
  • Loathsome: Highly offensive, disgusting, or repulsive in nature or behavior.
    Example: Jonathan's loathsome actions and words caused widespread disgust among those who knew him.
  • Loquacious: Excessively talkative, often to the point of annoyance.
    Example: Ashley's loquacious nature made it challenging for others to get a word in during conversations.
  • Lecherous: Showing excessive or offensive sexual desire or behavior.
    Example: Sarah was uncomfortable around her lecherous coworker, who often made inappropriate advances.
  • Lackadaisical: Careless, indifferent, and showing a lack of enthusiasm or effort.
    Example: Emily's lackadaisical approach to her responsibilities led to a decline in performance.
  • Larcenous: Inclined to steal or commit theft.
    Example: Jonathan's larcenous tendencies made him untrustworthy and a potential threat to others' belongings.
  • Leaky: Prone to revealing secrets or confidential information.
    Example: Ashley's leaky behavior compromised the trust and confidentiality within the team.

The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)

This list of 150 adjectives is sortable, audible, editable, and printable. It can be displayed as normal text or in columns (up to 4). You can even turn the list into American English or British English.
laborious, lackadaisical, lacking, lacy, lame, lamentable, languid, languishing, lanky, larcenous, large, larger, largest, lascivious, last, lasting, late, latent, later, lateral, latest, latter, laudable, laughable, laughing, lavish, lawful, lawless, lax, lazy, lead, leading, lean, learnable, learned, leased, least, leather, leathery, lecherous, leering, left, left-handed, legal, legendary, legible, legislative, legitimate, lengthy, lenient, less, lesser-known, less-qualified, lethal, lethargic, level, liable, libelous/libellous, liberal, licensed, life, lifeless, lifelike, lifelong, light, light-blue, light-hearted, likable/likeable, likeable, likely, like-minded, lily-livered, limber, limited, limitless, limp, limping, linear, lined, lingering, linguistic, liquid, listless, literal, literary, literate, lithe, lithographic, litigious, little, livable/liveable, live, lively, livid, living, loathsome, local, locatable, locked, lofty, logarithmic, logical, logistic, lonely, long, longer, longest, longing, long-term, long-winded, loose, lopsided, loquacious, lordly, lost, loud, lousy, loutish, lovable, loveable, lovely, loving, low, low-calorie, low-carb, lower, low-fat, lowly, low-maintenance, low-ranking, low-risk, loyal, lucent, lucid, lucky, lucrative, ludicrous, lukewarm, luminescent, luminous, lumpy, lurid, luscious, lush, lustrous, luxurious, lying, lyrical

Why Do I Need This List?

A list of adjectives that start with the same letter is useful for creating alliteration. (Alliteration is a stylistic technique in which nearby words repeat the same initial consonant sound.)
  • Your statement is ludicrous, laughable, and libellous.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is always an adjective from this list. Choose your first letter to start. (I'd go for "L" if I were you.)
  • Guess the hidden adjective by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden adjective, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden adjective, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.