Thursday, 26 March 2009

Aggettivi per descrivere la personalità - prima parte

Here's an interesting A-Z list of adjectives
we can use to describe people's personality:

A- Active: she likes to play sport or do physical things.

B- Bright: she is intelligent.

C- Cunning: she uses her intelligence secretly/mysteriously to get what she wants.

D- Diligent: she is hardworking.

E- Extroverted: she is very outgoing. She likes to be the centre of attention.

F- Funny: she makes people laugh.

G- Generous: she likes to ‘give’ and to help others.

H- Honest: she tells the truth.

I- Imaginative: she has a good imagination.

J- Jealous: (negative) she wants what other people have. She doesn’t like others to succeed

K- Kind: nice, gentle and helpful

L- Lazy: (negative) she doesn’t like to work or exercise. She’s happy doing nothing.

M- Moody: (negative) she often becomes angry and unfriendly because she is unhappy.

N- Naughty: (negative): usually for children) her behaviour is bad.

O- Optimistic: she is a positive person and positive about the future.

P- Pessimistic: she is a negative person. She thinks things will end badly. The opposite of optimistic.

Q- Quiet: she doesn’t say much. She prefers to listen.

R- Rude: (negative) she is not polite and she offends people.

S- Sensible: she has good common sense and judgment.

T- Thoughtful: she carefully thinks about other people and how to help them.

U- Upbeat: she is positive and in a good mood.

V- Violent: (negative) she will hurt you. She is aggressive…so be careful!

W- Wonderful: she is great!

X- Xenophobic: she dislikes people from foreign countries.

Y- Youthful: she is young at heart.

Z- Zany: she is a little crazy, but in a fun way.

You can find the list here.

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