C adjectives - Webster's Dictionary
adjectives that start with ca
 cadaverous
extremely thin
 cagey
cautious and secretive
 calamitous
extremely unfortunate
 calculable
able to be calculated
 calculating
scheming
 callable
repayable on demand
 callous
hardhearted
 calm
not anxious
 calmer
not anxious
 calmest
not anxious
 caloric
of heat
 canadian
of Canada
 candid
honest
 cannibalistic
relating to cannibalism
 canny
shrewdly knowing
 capable
doing something well
 capacious
able to hold lot
 capital
uppercase
 capitalist
of capitalism
 capricious
given to sudden changes
 captious
overly critical
 captivating
enchanting or irresistible
 captive
unable to escape
 cardiac
heart-related
 cardinal
important
 cardiovascular
relating to heart and blood vessels
 carefree
without worries
 careful
painstaking
 careless
not giving careful attention
 careworn
tired out from worry
 caring
showing concern
 carnal
relating to physical needs
 carolingian
relating to early European kings
 cartesian
relating to Descartes
 carven
carved
 casual
chance or unpremeditated
 catalytic
increasing reaction rate
 catastrophic
disastrous
 catchy
memorable
 categorical
absolute and explicit
 catholic
all-inclusive
 caucasian
white-skinned
 causal
being or involving cause
 causative
involving cause and effect
 cautious
careful
 cavernous
like cavern

adjectives that start with ce
 ceaseless
unending
 celestial
heavenly
 celiac
of abdomen
 cellular
containing small parts or groups
 celtic
of Celts
 central
in middle
 centric
at or as middle
 cerebral
of front of brain
 ceremonial
relating to formal occasions
 certain
without doubt
 cerulean
of deep blue


adjectives that start with ch
 chalky
containing or resembling chalk
 challenging
demanding physical or psychological effort
 changeable
likely to change
 changing
become or make different
 chaotic
disordered
 characteristic
typical
 chargeable
able to be charged
 charitable
generous
 charming
delightful or fascinating
 chatty
fond of chatting
 cheap
costing little
 cheaper
costing little
 cheerful
happy and optimistic
 cheery
cheerful
 chemical
relating to chemistry
 cherry
excellent
 chic
stylish
 chief
most important
 childish
somewhat like child
 childless
having no children
 childlike
having good qualities of child
 chill
moderate coldness
 chillier
moderately cold
 chilly
moderately cold
 chinless
lacking a projecting chin
 chipper
cheerful
 chivalrous
relating to knighthood code
 chockfull
completely full
 choice
high-quality
 choicest
high-quality
 choosy
hard to please
 choppy
rough, with many small waves
 choral
performed by choir
 chosen
selected
 christian
from teachings of Jesus Christ
 chromatic
using all semitones in octave
 chromic
relating to chromium
 chronic
long-lasting
 chronological
in order of time
 chubby
plump
 chunky
with lumps
 churchly
like or for church

adjectives that start with ci
 cinematic
appropriate to movies
 circuitous
indirect
 circular
shaped like circle
 circulatory
of blood circulation
 circumpolar
in polar regions
 circumspect
prudent
 citywide
involving entire city
 civic
connected with city administration
 civil
polite
 civilian
nonsoldier

adjectives that start with cl
 clammy
cold and damp
 clamorous
demanding attention
 clandestine
secret
 clannish
keeping within group
 classic
top quality
 classical
relating to ancient Greece or Rome
 classless
lacking social classes
 classy
stylish
 clean
not dirty
 cleaner
not dirty
 clear
free from what dims
 clearer
free from what dims
 clerical
of office work
 clever
showing intelligence
 climactic
exciting
 clinical
based on medical treatment or observation
 cloistered
secluded
 close
near
 closed
not open for business
 closer
near
 closest
near
 closeup
at close range
 clothbound
with cloth-covered cover
 cloudless
bright and clear
 cloudy
with clouds
 clumsy
moving awkwardly

adjectives that start with co
 coarse
rough
 coaxial
sharing axis
 cockeyed
foolish
 cockier
over-confident
 cocky
over-confident
 coercive
using force
 cognitive
concerned with acquisition of knowledge
 cognizant
knowing about something
 coherent
logically or aesthetically consistent
 cohesive
unified
 coincidental
happening by chance
 cold
at low temperature
 colder
at low temperature
 coldest
at low temperature
 colicky
having colic
 collectible
popular with collectors
 collective
shared by all
 collegiate
of college
 colloquial
informal
 colonial
relating to colony
 colorful
with bright colors
 colorless
without color
 colossal
very large
 coloured
of mixed ethnic origin
 colourful
with bright colors
 coltish
lively and energetic
 combative
eager to fight
 comely
good-looking
 comfortable
relaxed
 comic
funny
 coming
happening soon
 commendable
praiseworthy
 commensurate
equal in size
 commercial
relating to commerce
 common
shared
 commonplace
everyday
 communal
shared
 communicative
talkative
 communistic
supporter of communism
 compact
small and efficiently arranged
 companionable
providing pleasant company
 comparable
capable of being compared
 comparative
compared with others
 compassionate
showing sympathy
 compatible
harmonious
 compelling
holding attention
 compensatory
serving to offset
 competent
able
 competitive
involving attempt to win
 complacent
satisfied
 complaisant
seeking to please
 complementary
completing
 complete
whole
 complex
complicated
 complicated
having many connected parts
 complimentary
admiring
 composite
compound
 comprehensive
inclusive
 compressive
compressing
 compulsive
driven to do something
 compulsory
necessary
 concave
curved inward
 conceivable
believable
 concentric
with common middle point
 concerned
anxious or worried
 concerted
achieved or performed together
 concise
short and clearly written or stated
 conclusive
proving without doubt
 concordant
harmonious
 concrete
solid and real
 concurrent
happening together
 conditional
dependent on something else being done
 conducive
helping something to happen
 confident
self-assured
 confidential
private and secret
 conformist
socially acceptable
 confused
unable to think intelligently
 confusing
not understandable
 congenial
agreeable
 congenital
existing at birth
 congregational
of congregations
 congruent
in agreement
 conjugal
relating to marriage
 connective
linking
 conscientious
painstaking
 conscious
awake
 consecutive
successive
 consequent
following as result
 consequential
resultant
 conservative
reluctant to accept change
 considerable
large
 considerate
caring for other's feelings or needs
 consistent
coherent
 consonant
in agreement with something
 conspicuous
easily visible
 conspiratorial
betraying involvement in secret plot
 constant
ever present
 constitutional
in accordance with constitution
 constricting
narrow
 constructive
useful
 consultative
involving consultation
 consummate
supreme or perfect
 consumptive
engaged in or causing consumption
 contagious
able to be passed by contact
 contemporary
of same time
 contemptible
deserving contempt
 contemptuous
showing or feeling contempt
 content
quietly satisfied and happy
 contiguous
adjoining
 continental
relating to Earth's continents
 continual
recurring very frequently
 continuing
existing and likely to continue existing
 continuous
unchanged or uninterrupted
 contraceptive
of contraception
 contractual
involving formal agreement
 contradictory
inconsistent
 contrary
conflicting
 contributory
helping something happen
 contrite
repentant
 controlled
kept under control
 controversial
causing argument
 convenient
making life easier
 conventional
socially accepted
 conversant
having knowledge or experience
 conversational
connected with conversation
 convertible
capable of being converted
 convex
outwardly curving
 convincing
persuasive
 convivial
pleasant
 convulsive
jerky
 cool
fairly cold
 cooler
fairly cold
 coolest
fairly cold
 coolheaded
calm
 cooperative
willing to help
 coordinate
equal
 copernican
of Copernicus
 copious
abundant
 cordial
hospitably warm
 corinthian
of Corinth
 corniest
unsophisticated
 corny
unsophisticated
 coronary
supplying or draining blood from heart
 corporate
involving corporation
 corporeal
concerning the physical body
 correct
accurate
 corresponding
consistent
 corrosive
chemically destructive
 corrupt
immoral or dishonest
 cosmic
of whole universe
 cosmopolitan
made up of diverse peoples
 costive
constipated
 costlier
expensive
 costly
expensive
 cosy
snug
 counterfeit
forged
 countless
very many
 countrywide
throughout country
 courteous
polite and considerate
 courtly
with refined manners
 covert
secret
 cowardly
not brave
 coy
evasive
 cozier
snug
 cozy
snug

adjectives that start with cr
 crabbed
grouchy
 crabby
grouchy
 crack
excellent
 crafty
cunning
 craggy
rocky and steep
 cranky
grouchy
 crash
rapid and intensive
 crass
thoughtless and vulgar
 crassest
thoughtless and vulgar
 craven
cowardly
 crazy
ridiculous
 cream
white with some yellow
 creamy
like cream
 creative
able to create
 credible
believable
 creditable
praiseworthy
 credulous
gullible
 creepy
unnerving through fear
 crestfallen
downcast
 criminal
punishable as crime
 crisp
hard but easily broken
 critical
not approving
 crooked
with bent shape
 cross
angry
 crotchety
irritable
 crucial
decisive
 crude
unskillful
 crudest
unskillful
 cruel
merciless
 cruelest
merciless
 crumbly
easily crumbled
 crummy
of little value
 cryptic
ambiguous or obscure
 cryptographic
relating to codes and secret writing
 crystalline
resembling or being crystals

adjectives that start with cu
 cuban
relating to Cuba
 cubic
three-dimensional
 cuddly
nice to hold
 cultural
of specific culture
 cultured
educated and sophisticated
 cumbersome
heavy or bulky
 cumulative
gradually building up
 cunning
crafty and deceitful
 curative
capable of curing
 curious
eager to know something
 curly
with curls
 current
existing now
 cursory
very quick
 curt
rudely brief
 curvy
rounded
 custodial
relating to legal custody
 custom
made to order
 customary
usual
 cut
injured with something sharp
 cute
attractive in childlike way
 cutest
attractive in childlike way

adjectives that start with cy
 cylindrical
with shape of cylinder
 cynical
distrustful of human nature

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