D adjectives - Webster's Dictionary
adjectives that start with da
 daffy
silly
 daily
done every day
 dainty
pretty
 damaging
causing harm
 damn
used to express annoyance
 damp
moist
 dandy
excellent
 dangerous
likely to cause harm
 danish
of Denmark
 dank
damp and cold
 dapper
trim
 dark
not light or lit
 darker
not light or lit
 darkest
not light or lit
 darkling
lacking clarity
 darling
dearly loved
 dashing
stylish
 dauntless
unaccustomed to fear
 daytime
of or for daytime
 dazzling
very bright


adjectives that start with de
 dead
no longer alive
 deadliest
causing death
 deadly
causing death
 deadpan
purposely impassive
 deaf
hard of hearing
 deafening
very loud
 dear
beloved
 dearer
beloved
 dearest
beloved
 debatable
subject to argument
 debilitating
weakening
 debonair
elegant
 decadent
in decline
 deceased
dead
 deceitful
deliberately misleading
 decent
moral
 deceptive
misleading
 decisive
settling something
 declamatory
dramatic
 declarative
stating something
 decorative
attractive
 decorous
seemly
 deductible
allowable against tax
 deductive
of deduction
 deep
down from surface
 deeper
down from surface
 deepest
down from surface
 deeply
intensely
 defeated
beat competitor
 defective
faulty
 defenseless
unprotected
 defensible
able to be protected
 defensive
quick to justify
 defiant
disobedient
 deficient
lacking
 definite
clear
 definitive
conclusive and final
 deft
quick and skillful
 defunct
not operating now
 deliberate
intentional
 delicate
fragile
 delicious
good to eat
 delightful
very pleasing
 delinquent
antisocial or unlawful
 delirious
irrational through illness
 delphic
relating to Delphi
 deluxe
of luxurious standard
 demanding
effort-intensive
 democratic
with equal participation by all
 demographic
of human populations
 demoniac
resembling demon
 demonic
of or resembling demon
 demonstrable
easily shown to be so
 demure
easily shown to be so
 dense
tightly packed
 dental
of dentistry
 departmental
relating to department
 dependable
reliable
 dependent
needing something
 deplorable
extremely unacceptable
 deprecatory
critical
 depressed
sad
 depressing
causing sadness
 deranged
make somebody irrational
 derogatory
disparaging
 descriptive
being description
 deserving
qualified or eligible to receive something
 desirable
worthy of desire
 desirous
wanting something
 desolate
empty
 desperate
despairing
 despondent
discouraged
 destitute
lacking necessities of life
 destructive
destroying
 desultory
passing from one thing to another
 detailed
containing or emphasizing details
 determinable
capable of being determined
 determinate
limited
 determinative
acting to determine
 determined
with fixed purpose
 deterministic
relating to determinism
 detestable
worthy of being hated
 detrimental
harmful
 developed
wealthy and industrialized
 developing
unindustrialized
 deviant
different from traditional norm
 devilish
sinister or cruel
 devious
secretive and calculating
 devoid
lacking
 devoted
loving and committed
 devout
very religious
 dextrous
physically skillful


adjectives that start with di
 diabetic
having diabetes
 diabolical
of devil
 diachronic
concerning historical development
 diagnostic
for identifying illnesses or problems
 diagonal
slanting or oblique
 dialectical
achieved by dialectic
 diametric
opposite
 diaphanous
transparent
 diatomic
having two atoms per molecule
 dictatorial
imposing will on others
 didactic
with message
 diehard
stubbornly resistant to change
 different
unlike something or somebody else
 differential
of differences
 difficult
hard to do
 diffuse
spread through
 digestible
easily digested
 digestive
relating to digestion
 digital
representing data as numbers
 diligent
persistent and hard-working
 dilute
thinned
 dim
not well lit
 diminutive
very small
 dingy
dark
 dionysian
orgiastic
 diplomatic
involving diplomacy
 dire
very bad
 direct
not stopping or deviating
 directional
relating to direction
 dirty
not clean
 disabled
unable to perform particular activities
 disaffiliated
end connection of subsidiary
 disagreeable
unpleasant
 disappointed
not satisfied
 disappointing
not good enough
 disastrous
calamitous
 disciplinary
relating to enforcement and punishment
 discoid
disc-shaped
 disconcerting
causing somebody to feel uneasy
 discontented
unhappy
 discontinuous
having gaps or breaks
 discouraging
causing loss of hope or enthusiasm
 discreet
tactful
 discrete
completely separate
 discretionary
giving somebody authority to decide
 discriminating
recognizing distinctions and valuing quality
 discriminatory
unfairly treating
 disgraceful
very bad or unacceptable
 disgusting
repellent and sickening
 dishonest
not honest or truthful
 disillusioned
show somebody mistaken belief
 disinterested
impartial
 disloyal
not faithful
 dismal
depressing
 disobedient
refusing to obey
 disorderly
lacking order
 disparate
very different
 dispassionate
calmly objective
 dispensable
not essential
 disproportionate
unequal
 disputable
possibly not true
 disquieting
worrying
 disreputable
not reputable
 disruptive
disrupting something
 dissimilar
not same
 distal
away from point of attachment
 distant
not physically close
 distasteful
unpleasant
 distinct
clearly different
 distinctive
different from others
 distinguished
recognized for excellence
 distraught
extremely upset
 distressing
upsetting
 distributive
involving distribution
 disturbed
anxious
 diurnal
daily
 divergent
moving apart
 divers
several or many
 diverse
consisting of different things
 diversionary
diverting attention
 divine
divine
 divisible
able to be divided
 divisive
causing disagreement
 dizzy
unsteady and giddy

adjectives that start with do
 docile
quiet and easy to control
 doctrinaire
determined to use theory
 documentary
giving facts
 dogged
determined
 dogmatic
expressing rigid opinions
 doleful
sad
 doltish
unintelligent
 domestic
relating to home
 dominant
in control
 domineering
tyrannical or overbearing
 dominican
of St. Dominic or his order
 doric
in simple classical architectural style
 dormant
not actively growing
 double
being twice as much or many
 doubtful
hesitant
 dour
severe or unfriendly
 down
made in part payment
 downcast
sad
 downhill
sloping down
 downright
absolute
 downstream
situated toward mouth of river
 downtrodden
oppressed
 downward
moving to lower place
 downwind
with wind

adjectives that start with dr
 drab
lacking color or brightness
 draconian
too harsh
 drafty
windy and cold
 dramatic
sudden and marked
 drastic
powerful in effect
 dread
feared
 dreadful
extremely bad
 dreamless
without dreams
 dreamlike
like dream
 dreamy
vague
 dreary
dull and gloomy
 dressy
elegant
 drier
not wet
 driving
falling hard
 drowsy
almost asleep
 drunk
intoxicated with alcohol
 drunken
intoxicated
 dry
not wet

adjectives that start with du
 dual
having two similar elements
 dubious
unsure about outcome
 due
expected to arrive
 dulcet
agreeable to hear
 dull
boring
 duller
boring
 dullest
boring
 dumb
unintelligent
 duplex
twofold
 duplicate
copy something
 durable
able to last
 dusky
dark-colored
 dusty
full of dust

adjectives that start with dy
 dying
about to die
 dynamic
vigorous and purposeful
 dysfunctional
relating badly
 dyspeptic
having indigestion