Adjectives Beginning with U

Adjectives Starting "U"

Here is a list of 400 adjectives that start with the letter U. 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 "U"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "U"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "U"

  • Understanding: Empathetic and capable of comprehending others' perspectives.
    Example: Sarah is an understanding friend who always offers a listening ear.
  • Unique: One of a kind, distinctive, and different from others.
    Example: Emily has a unique sense of style that sets her apart from the crowd.
  • Unyielding: Resolute and unwavering in determination or principles.
    Example: Jonathan's unyielding commitment to justice makes him a powerful advocate.
  • Uplifting: Inspiring and elevating the spirits of others.
    Example: Ashley's uplifting words of encouragement brought hope to those around him.
  • Unselfish: Putting the needs of others before one's own, selfless.
    Example: Janet's unselfish nature led her to dedicate her time to volunteering at a local charity.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "U"

  • Unreliable: Not dependable or trustworthy, often failing to fulfill commitments or obligations.
    Example: Ashley's unreliable nature made it difficult for others to rely on him for support.
  • Untrustworthy: Not worthy of trust or confidence, often engaging in deceitful or dishonest behavior.
    Example: Janet's untrustworthy actions shattered the trust others had in her.
  • Unpleasant: Not enjoyable, causing discomfort, dislike, or dissatisfaction.
    Example: Emily's unpleasant attitude made it challenging for others to be around her.

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

This list of 400 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.
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

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.)
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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 "U" 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.