Adjectives Beginning with H

Adjectives Starting "H"

Here is a list of 150 adjectives that start with the letter H. 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 "H"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "H"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "H"

  • Happy: Feeling or showing joy, contentment, and satisfaction.
    Example: Mark has a happy demeanor that spreads positivity to those around him.
  • Helpful: Willing to assist and provide support to others.
    Example: Sarah is always helpful , offering a helping hand to those in need.
  • Harmonious: Marked by agreement, cooperation, and a balanced relationship.
    Example: Emily strives to create a harmonious atmosphere in her team, fostering collaboration and unity.
  • Honest: Truthful and sincere in words and actions.
    Example: Alex is an honest individual who values integrity and transparency.
  • Hardworking: Diligent and industrious, putting in great effort and commitment.
    Example: Mark is a hardworking employee who consistently goes above and beyond in his work.
  • Humorous: Having a good sense of humor and the ability to make others laugh.
    Example: Sarah is a humorous storyteller who always brings laughter to social gatherings.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "H"

  • Haughty: Arrogantly superior and disdainful of others.
    Example: Ashley's haughty attitude made him believe he was better than everyone else.
  • Hostile: Showing intense aggression or animosity towards others.
    Example: Janet's hostile behavior created a hostile and uncomfortable environment.
  • Hypocritical: Pretending to have virtues, beliefs, or qualities that one does not possess.
    Example: Emily's hypocritical actions contradicted the values she preached.
  • Harsh: Severe, strict, and unkind in behavior or criticism.
    Example: Jonathan's harsh words wounded the feelings of those around him.
  • Hot-tempered: Easily angered or quick to lose one's temper.
    Example: Ashley's hot-tempered nature led to frequent conflicts and strained relationships.
  • Hateful: Filled with strong dislike, animosity, or prejudice towards others.
    Example: Janet's hateful comments were hurtful and perpetuated negativity.
  • Hesitant: Indecisive, showing reluctance or uncertainty in taking action.
    Example: Emily's hesitant nature made it challenging for her to make important decisions.
  • Humiliating: Causing embarrassment or shame to others through demeaning actions or words.
    Example: Jonathan's humiliating remarks in public diminished the self-esteem of those targeted.
  • Harassing: Persistently bothering, intimidating, or tormenting others.
    Example: Ashley's harassing behavior created a hostile and distressing environment for his colleagues.
  • Harmful: Causing damage, injury, or negative consequences to others.
    Example: Janet's harmful actions had lasting effects on the well-being of those involved.

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.
habitable, habitual, haggard, hairless, hair-raising, hairy, half, half-hearted, hallowed, halting, handsome, handy, hanging, haphazard, hapless, happy, happy-go-lucky, hard, hard-to-find, hardworking, hardy, harmful, harmless, harmonic, harmonious, harried, harsh, hasty, hated, hateful, haughty, haunting, hawkish, hazardous, hazy, head, heady, healthy, heart-breaking, heartbroken, heartless, heartrending, hearty, heated, heavenly, heavy, hectic, hefty, heinous, helpful, helpless, heroic, hesitant, heuristic, hideous, high, high pitched, high powered, highest, highfalutin, high-functioning, high-maintenance, high-risk, high-spirited, hilarious, hissing, historical, hoarse, hoggish, holiday, holistic, hollow, home, homeless, homely, homeopathic, homey, homogeneous, honest, honest-to-goodness, honking, honorable/honourable, hopeful, hopeless, horizontal, hormonal, horned, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrified, horrifying, hospitable, hostile, hot, hot pink, hot-blooded, hot-headed, hot-shot, hot-tempered, hour-long, house, howling, hubristic, huffy, huge, huggable, hulking, human, humanitarian, human-like, humble, humdrum, humid, humiliated, humiliating, humming, humongous, humorless/humourless, humorous, hungry, hurried, hurt, hurtful, hushed, husky, hydraulic, hydrothermal, hygienic, hyper-active, hyperbolic, hypercritical, hyper-irritable, hypersensitive, hypertensive, hypnotic, hypnotizable, hypothetical, hysterical

Why Do I Need This List?

A list of adjectives that start with the same letter is useful for creating alliteration, which is a stylistic technique in which nearby words repeat the same initial consonant sound.
  • Your high-functioning, hardworking Jack is also hyper-active, hot-headed, and, frankly, hyper-irritable!

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 "h" 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.