Adjectives Beginning with W

Adjectives Starting "W"

Here is a list of 170 adjectives that start with the letter W. 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 "W"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "W"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "W"

  • Warm: Friendly, kind, and affectionate in nature.
    Example: Mark has a warm personality that makes others feel comfortable and valued.
  • Wise: Showing deep understanding and good judgment based on experience and knowledge.
    Example: Sarah is a wise mentor who provides insightful guidance to her mentees.
  • Witty: Clever and humorous in speech, quick with amusing remarks or comebacks.
    Example: Emily has a witty sense of humor that always brings laughter to conversations.
  • Well-mannered: Polite, respectful, and displaying good manners.
    Example: Alex is a well-mannered individual who treats others with courtesy and respect.
  • Warm-hearted: Kind and compassionate, showing genuine care and concern for others.
    Example: Ashley's warm-hearted nature makes him a reliable and supportive friend.
  • Welcoming: Creating an inviting and friendly atmosphere for others.
    Example: Emily has a welcoming demeanor that puts people at ease in her presence.
  • Well-spoken: Articulate and skilled in expressing oneself verbally.
    Example: Emily is a well-spoken lady who captivates the audience with her eloquence.
  • Well-rounded: Having a broad range of knowledge, skills, and interests.
    Example: Alex is a well-rounded individual who excels in multiple areas of life.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "W"

  • Whiny: Complaining in a high-pitched or annoying manner, often over trivial matters.
    Example: Ashley's whiny behavior made it difficult for others to take his concerns seriously.
  • Wasteful: Using resources carelessly or extravagantly, resulting in unnecessary loss or consumption.
    Example: Janet's wasteful habits contributed to excessive environmental impact.
  • Weak-willed: Lacking determination or strength of character, easily swayed or influenced by others.
    Example: Emily's weak-willed nature made it challenging for her to stick to her own convictions.
  • Wary: Suspicious or cautious of others' intentions, often lacking trust.
    Example: Jonathan's wary nature made it difficult for him to form close relationships.
  • Wicked: Evil, morally wrong, and causing harm or suffering.
    Example: Ashley's wicked actions brought pain and suffering to innocent people.
  • Worthless: Having no value or significance, lacking worth or importance.
    Example: Janet's constant self-deprecation made her feel worthless and incapable.
  • Withdrawn: Introverted and socially isolated, preferring to be alone or distant from others.
    Example: Emily's withdrawn nature made it challenging for her to connect with her peers.
  • Worrisome: Causing worry, concern, or anxiety.
    Example: Jonathan's worrisome behavior raised doubts about his ability to handle responsibilities.
  • Wrathful: Filled with intense anger or rage, prone to outbursts of fury.
    Example: Ashley's wrathful nature led to destructive conflicts and damaged relationships.

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

This list of 170 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.
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wacky, wailing, waiting, wakeful, wandering, wanting, wanton, warlike, warm, warm-blooded, warmest, warning, warring, wary, waspish, waste, wasted, wasteful, watchful, waterlogged, waterproof, watertight, watery, wavering, wax, waxen, weak, weakened, weak-willed, wealthy, wearisome, weary, wee, weedy, week-long, weekly, weightless, weighty, weird, welcoming, well, well-adjusted, well-argued, well-aware, well-balanced, well-behaved, well-built, well-conceived, well-considered, well-crafted, well-deserved, well-developed, well-documented, well-done, well-dressed, well-educated, well-endowed, well-equipped, well-established, well-founded, well-groomed, well-heeled, well-honed, well-informed, well-intentioned, well-kempt, well-known, well-liked, well-lit, well-made, well-maintained, well-mannered, well-meaning, well-off, well-placed, well-planned, well-prepared, well-qualified, well-read, well-received, well-rounded, well-spoken, well-suited, well-thought-of, well-thought-out, well-to-do, well-traveled/well-travelled, well-used, well-versed, well-worn, well-written, west, western, wet, wheezing, whimpering, whimsical, whining, whispering, whistling, white, whole, wholehearted, wholesale, wholesome, whooping, whopping, wicked, wide, wide-eyed, wide-ranging, widespread, wiggly, wild, willful/wilful, willing, wily, windy, winning, winsome, winter, wintery, wiry, wise, wishful, wispy, wistful, withering, witless, witty, wizardly, wobbly, woeful, wolfish, wonderful, wondrous, wonted, woolen/woollen, woozy, wordless, wordy, work, workable, working, work-oriented, worldly, worn, worn-down, worn-out, worried, worrisome, worrying, worse, worshipful, worst, worth, worthless, worthwhile, worthy, wounding, wrathful, wriggling, wriggly, wrinkled, wrinkly, wrong, wrongful, wry

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.)
  • Don't underestimate Jack. He is worldly and wily.

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 "W" 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.