Adjectives Beginning with U

Adjectives Starting "U"

Here is a list of 400 adjectives that start with the letter U. The list is sortable, 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.

Just for fun, we've added game of hangman, which selects a word from this list as the secret word.

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ubiquitous, ugly, ultimate, ultrasonic, ultraviolet, unabashed, unabated, unable, unacceptable, unaccompanied, unaccountable, unaccustomed, unacknowledged, unadorned, unadulterated, unadventurous, unaffected, unaffordable, unafraid, unaggressive, unaided, unalienable, unalterable, unaltered, unambiguous, unanimous, unannounced, unanswerable, unanticipated, unapologetic, unappealing, unappetizing, unappreciative, unapproachable, unashamed, unassailable, unassertive, unassisted, unattached, unattainable, unattractive, unauthorized, unavailable, unavailing, unavoidable, unbalanced, unbearable, unbeatable, unbeaten, unbecoming, unbelievable, unbelieving, unbendable, unbending, unbiased, unblemished, unblinking, unblushing, unbounded, unbreakable, unbridled, uncanny, uncaring, unceasing, unceremonious, uncertain, unchangeable, unchanging, uncharacteristic, uncharitable, uncharted, uncivil, uncivilized, unclassified, unclean, uncluttered, uncomfortable, uncommitted, uncommon, uncommunicative, uncomplaining, uncomprehending, uncompromising, unconcerned, unconditional, unconfirmed, unconquerable, unconscionable, unconscious, unconstitutional, unconstrained, unconstructive, uncontainable, uncontrollable, unconventional, unconvinced, unconvincing, uncooked, uncooperative, uncoordinated, uncouth, uncovered, uncreative, uncritical, undamaged, undated, undaunted, undeclared, undefeated, undefined, undemocratic, undeniable, undependable, undercooked, underdeveloped, underfunded, underhanded, underprivileged, underqualified, underrated, understandable, understanding, understated, understood, undeserved, undesirable, undetected, undeterred, undeveloped, undeviating, undifferentiated, undignified, undiminished, undiplomatic, undisciplined, undiscovered, undisguised, undisputed, undistinguished, undivided, undoubted, unearthly, uneasy, uneducated, unemotional, unemployed, unencumbered, unending, unendurable, unenforceable, unenthusiastic, unenviable, unequal, unequivocal, unerring, uneven, uneventful, unexceptional, unexcited, unexpected, unexplainable, unexplored, unfailing, unfair, unfaithful, unfaltering, unfamiliar, unfashionable, unfathomable, unfavorable/unfavourable, unfeeling, unfettered, unfilled, unflagging, unflappable, unflattering, unflinching, unfocused, unforeseeable, unforgettable, unforgivable, unforgiving, unfortunate, unfriendly, unfulfilled, ungallant, ungenerous, ungentlemanly, unglamorous, ungraceful, ungracious, ungrateful, unguarded, unhandsome, unhappy, unharmed, unhealthy, unheated, unheeded, unhelpful, unhesitating, unhurried, uniform, unilateral, unimaginable, unimaginative, unimpeachable, unimpeded, unimpressive, unincorporated, uninformed, uninhabitable, uninhibited, uninitiated, uninjured, uninspired, uninsurable, unintelligent, unintelligible, unintended, unintentional, uninterested, uninterrupted, uninvited, unique, united, universal, unjust, unjustifiable, unkempt, unkind, unknowing, unknown, unlawful, unlicensed, unlikable/unlikeable, unlikely, unloved, unlucky, unmanageable, unmanly, unmanned, unmarketable, unmasked, unmatched, unmemorable, unmentionable, unmerciful, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmodified, unmotivated, unnatural, unnecessary, unnerved, unnerving, unnoticeable, unobserved, unobtainable, unobtrusive, unofficial, unopened, unopposed, unorthodox, unpalatable, unpardonable, unpersuasive, unperturbed, unplanned, unpleasant, unprecedented, unpredictable, unpretentious, unprincipled, unproductive, unprofessional, unprofitable, unpromising, unpronounceable, unprovoked, unqualified, unquantifiable, unquenchable, unquestionable, unquestioned, unquestioning, unraveled/unravelled, unreachable, unreadable, unrealistic, unrealized, unreasonable, unreceptive, unrecognizable, unrecognized, unredeemable, unregulated, unrelenting, unreliable, unremarkable, unremitting, unrepentant, unrepresentative, unrepresented, unreserved, unresponsive, unrestrained, unripe, unrivalled/unrivalled, unromantic, unruffled, unruly, unsafe, unsatisfactory, unsatisfied, unscheduled, unscientific, unscrupulous, unseasonable, unseemly, unselfish, unsettled, unsettling, unshakable, unsightly, unsigned, unsinkable, unskilled, unsociable, unsolicited, unsolvable, unsolved, unsophisticated, unsound, unsparing, unspeakable, unspoiled, unstable, unstated, unsteady, unstoppable, unstressed, unstructured, unsubstantial, unsubstantiated, unsuccessful, unsuitable, unsuited, unsupervised, unsupported, unsure, unsurpassable, unsurpassed, unsurprising, unsuspected, unsuspecting, unsustainable, unsympathetic, unsystematic, untainted, untamable/untameable, untamed, untapped, untenable, untested, unthinkable, unthinking, untidy, untimely, untitled, untouchable, untraditional, untrained, untried, untroubled, untrustworthy, untruthful, unused, unusual, unverified, unwary, unwashed, unwatchable, unwavering, unwholesome, unwieldy, unwilling, unwise, unwitting, unworkable, unworldly, unworthy, unwritten, unyielding, upbeat, upmost, upper, uppity, upright, uproarious, upset, upsetting, upstairs, uptight, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, upward, urbane, urgent, usable, used, useful, useless, usual, utilitarian, utopian, utter, uttermost

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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.)
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