750+ Adjectives that Start with D with Useful Examples 1

750+ Adjectives that Start with D with Useful Examples

In this lesson, we are going to learn the list of adjectives that begin with letter D in English with useful examples and ESL infographic. This list is an excellent starting point for building up vocabulary to converse fluently in English.

Adjectives that Start with D

List of Adjectives Starting with D

  • dacitic
  • danish
  • dank
  • dapper
  • dappled
  • daredevil
  • dactylic
  • dated
  • deadening
  • deadlocked
  • deadly
  • deadpan
  • deaf
  • daedal
  • daft
  • daily
  • dainty
  • daisylike
  • dandyish
  • dangerous
  • daring
  • dark
  • darkened
  • darkening
  • darkish
  • darkling
  • darling
  • darned
  • dashed
  • dashing
  • dastard
  • dastardly
  • damaged
  • damaging
  • damascene
  • dandy
  • datable
  • dateable
  • dateless
  • daughterly
  • daunted
  • daunting
  • dauntless
  • daylong
  • dazed
  • damning
  • damp
  • dampish
  • danceable
  • dandified
  • dabbled
  • dazzled
  • damask
  • damn
  • damnable
  • damnatory
  • damned
  • dazzling
  • declamatory
  • declarable
  • declarative
  • declaratory
  • declared
  • deafened
  • deafening
  • dear
  • deathless
  • deathlike
  • deathly
  • debased
  • debasing
  • debatable
  • declassified
  • declivitous
  • decollete
  • dead
  • deadened
  • debauched
  • debile
  • debilitated
  • debilitating
  • debilitative
  • debonair
  • deboned
  • decadent
  • decalescent
  • decapitated
  • decent
  • dehiscent
  • decompound
  • decasyllabic
  • decayable
  • decipherable
  • decreased
  • decreasing
  • decreed
  • decrepit
  • decrescendo
  • deciphered
  • decisive
  • deckled
  • decomposable
  • deconsecrated
  • deconstructionist
  • decorated
  • dehumanized
  • dehydrated
  • decentralized
  • decayed
  • decided
  • deciding
  • deciduous
  • decimal
  • defensible
  • defensive
  • deferent
  • deceitful
  • decentralizing
  • deceptive
  • decorative
  • decorous
  • decumbent
  • decurved
  • decussate
  • deep
  • defective
  • defenceless
  • defendable
  • deceased
  • defending
  • defenseless
  • deferential
  • delectable
  • deleterious
  • demolished
  • defiant
  • deficient
  • defiled
  • definable
  • defined
  • definite
  • definitive
  • deflated
  • dedicated
  • dedifferentiated
  • delayed
  • deft
  • defunct
  • deliberative
  • delible
  • delicate
  • deducible
  • deductible
  • deductive
  • deflationary
  • deflective
  • defoliate
  • defoliated
  • democratic
  • demode
  • demographic
  • depicted
  • depictive
  • depilatory
  • deist
  • deistic
  • dejected
  • degage
  • dependent
  • degenerate
  • degenerative
  • degraded
  • deformational
  • demeaning
  • demented
  • degrading
  • delicious
  • delighted
  • delineate
  • degressive
  • deictic
  • deterrent
  • detersive
  • detestable
  • detested
  • deific
  • deliberate
  • delineated
  • delineative
  • delinquent
  • deliquescent
  • delirious
  • deliverable
  • demanding
  • demoniac
  • demoniacal
  • deformed
  • deltoid
  • delusional
  • delusive
  • delightful
  • delimited
  • delusory
  • deepening
  • defamatory
  • defeasible
  • defeated
  • demonic
  • demonstrable
  • demonstrated
  • demonstrative
  • demotic
  • demulcent
  • demure
  • deniable
  • denigrative
  • demythologized
  • denary
  • denatured
  • denaturized
  • dendritic
  • dendroid
  • dendroidal
  • derivational
  • demagogic
  • demagogical
  • denotative
  • denotive
  • dense
  • dental
  • dentate
  • dented
  • denticulate
  • denudate
  • denuded
  • demoralized
  • demoralizing
  • denumerable
  • derivative
  • denominational
  • deluxe
  • denunciative
  • derisive
  • derisory
  • derivable
  • denunciatory
  • departed
  • departmental
  • dependable
  • dependant
  • depletable
  • depleted
  • deplorable
  • described
  • detergent
  • deprecatory
  • depreciating
  • depreciative
  • depreciatory
  • depressant
  • depressed
  • depressing
  • denigrating
  • deprived
  • deranged
  • derelict
  • derived
  • designed
  • designing
  • desirable
  • desired
  • desirous
  • deskbound
  • desolate
  • dermic
  • derogative
  • depopulated
  • depraved
  • descriptive
  • derogatory
  • descendant
  • descendent
  • descending
  • desecrated
  • deprecating
  • deprecative
  • describable
  • determinable
  • determinant
  • determinate
  • determinative
  • desensitizing
  • deserted
  • deserved
  • deserving
  • determined
  • detrimental
  • desiccate
  • desiccated
  • designate
  • designative
  • destitute
  • destroyable
  • destroyed
  • destructible
  • despairing
  • desperate
  • dermal
  • dermatologic
  • dermatological
  • diastolic
  • determining
  • deterministic
  • detonative
  • detractive
  • diatomic
  • developmental
  • destructive
  • dicky
  • dextral
  • dextrorotary
  • devalued
  • devastating
  • developed
  • developing
  • diaphanous
  • diaphoretic
  • dingy
  • dinky
  • diocesan
  • dioecian
  • diaphyseal
  • diarrheal
  • destined
  • desultory
  • detachable
  • detectable
  • detached
  • differential
  • differentiated
  • diadromous
  • dextrorse
  • diabetic
  • diacritic
  • diacritical
  • diagnosable
  • diabolic
  • difficult
  • diclinous
  • dicotyledonous
  • dictated
  • detailed
  • diarrheic
  • dictyopteran
  • didactic
  • didactical
  • detected
  • deuced
  • deuteranopic
  • dickey
  • devoid
  • devoted
  • devotional
  • devouring
  • despicable
  • despised
  • despiteful
  • dichromatic
  • dextrorotatory
  • differentiable
  • dictatorial
  • diffident
  • diabolical
  • diachronic
  • diagnostic
  • diagonal
  • diagonalizable
  • diagrammatic
  • diagrammatical
  • dialectal
  • dialectic
  • dignifying
  • devout
  • deweyan
  • dewy
  • dexterous
  • digressive
  • dilapidated
  • dilatory
  • dilettante
  • dialectical
  • diamagnetic
  • diluvial
  • diluvian
  • dianoetic
  • deviate
  • dipolar
  • dipped
  • dipterous
  • dimorphic
  • dimorphous
  • dignified
  • diluted
  • dimmed
  • diametric
  • diametrical
  • diploid
  • diplomatic
  • dim
  • dimensional
  • devilish
  • devious
  • diatonic
  • diazo
  • dicarboxylic
  • diffused
  • diffusing
  • diffusive
  • digestible
  • digestive
  • directing
  • directional
  • directionless
  • directive
  • dighted
  • digital
  • digitate
  • digitigrade
  • diplomatical
  • dimensioning
  • diamantine
  • diametral
  • deviant
  • dicey
  • dichotomous
  • dietary
  • dietetic
  • dietetical
  • different
  • diffuse
  • dilettantish
  • diligent
  • discharged
  • disappointing
  • disapproving
  • dilute
  • dire
  • direct
  • directed
  • direful
  • diminished
  • diminishing
  • diminuendo
  • dishonest
  • dioecious
  • disarming
  • disarranged
  • discoidal
  • diminutive
  • dirigible
  • dirt
  • disabling
  • discombobulated
  • discomfited
  • discomposed
  • discouraged
  • discouraging
  • disbelieving
  • discrepant
  • discerning
  • discarded
  • discernable
  • discernible
  • disavowable
  • discriminating
  • dishonorable
  • dishonored
  • dishonourable
  • discredited
  • discreet
  • disarrayed
  • discoverable
  • discalced
  • discorporate
  • discourteous
  • disciform
  • disciplinal
  • disciplinary
  • disingenuous
  • disinherited
  • disintegrable
  • disciplined
  • disclosed
  • discoid
  • discovered
  • disguised
  • disgusted
  • disgustful
  • disgusting
  • disaffected
  • disagreeable
  • disappointed
  • disconsolate
  • discontent
  • discontented
  • discreditable
  • dirty
  • disabled
  • disastrous
  • disabused
  • disadvantaged
  • disadvantageous
  • discontinued
  • discontinuous
  • discordant
  • discriminable
  • discriminate
  • discrete
  • discretional
  • discretionary
  • disintegrative
  • disentangled
  • disharmonious
  • disheartened
  • disheartening
  • dished
  • disheveled
  • dispassionate
  • dispensable
  • disfigured
  • disfranchised
  • diseased
  • disembodied
  • disenchanted
  • disenchanting
  • disenfranchised
  • disinfectant
  • dispossessed
  • disproportional
  • disjoined
  • dislogistic
  • disgraced
  • disgraceful
  • disgruntled
  • dispensed
  • dishy
  • disillusioned
  • disillusioning
  • disinclined
  • disquieting
  • dispersive
  • dispirited
  • disobliging
  • disordered
  • disorderly
  • disconcerted
  • disconcerting
  • disconfirming
  • disconnected
  • disinterested
  • dogged
  • dogging
  • disorganised
  • disorganized
  • disoriented
  • disorienting
  • disparaging
  • disparate
  • dislikable
  • disliked
  • disloyal
  • dismissible
  • dismissive
  • disobedient
  • dismal
  • dismantled
  • dismayed
  • disjoint
  • diurnal
  • divalent
  • diversified
  • dispiriting
  • dismissed
  • dislocated
  • disputative
  • disputed
  • displeased
  • displeasing
  • disposable
  • discriminative
  • discriminatory
  • discursive
  • disdainful
  • disposed
  • divergent
  • diverging
  • disjointed
  • disputable
  • disquieted
  • dissimilar
  • dissimulative
  • dissipated
  • dispersed
  • disklike
  • disproportionate
  • disruptive
  • distrustful
  • disturbed
  • disturbing
  • disunited
  • dissatisfactory
  • dissatisfied
  • disputatious
  • disjunct
  • disjunctive
  • disregarded
  • dismaying
  • disqualified
  • disqualifying
  • dissected
  • divisible
  • distressed
  • distressful
  • distorted
  • dissentious
  • dissident
  • dissilient
  • domesticated
  • divers
  • distraught
  • dogmatical
  • distributive
  • disused
  • disyllabic
  • dithyrambic
  • diversionary
  • dolabrate
  • dolabriform
  • dissolute
  • disreputable
  • disrespectful
  • distal
  • distant
  • distasteful
  • distensible
  • donnean
  • doglike
  • distinct
  • distinctive
  • distinguishable
  • distracted
  • distrait
  • done
  • domestic
  • distributional
  • disrupted
  • divisional
  • divisive
  • disseminative
  • dissentient
  • dissenting
  • doleful
  • dolichocephalic
  • diverse
  • dizygotic
  • dissolvable
  • downstream
  • downtown
  • diverted
  • diverting
  • dissolved
  • dissociable
  • dissociative
  • dissoluble
  • divorced
  • donnian
  • domed
  • dopey
  • dopy
  • downstairs
  • dissonant
  • dissuasive
  • distaff
  • distressing
  • dosed
  • downtrodden
  • double
  • doubled
  • doubtful
  • doubting
  • doting
  • dotted
  • distributed
  • doltish
  • donnish
  • dorian
  • doric
  • dorsoventral
  • dotty
  • dorsal
  • dominated
  • dominating
  • domineering
  • dominical
  • doctorial
  • doctrinaire
  • downlike
  • downmarket
  • downright
  • downscale
  • downstage
  • dodgy
  • distinguished
  • downstair
  • doomed
  • doped
  • dolomitic
  • dividable
  • divided
  • doctoral
  • distortable
  • dogmatic
  • domiciliary
  • dominant
  • doctrinal
  • documental
  • documentary
  • documented
  • doddering
  • doddery
  • dominican
  • donatist
  • doughy
  • dour
  • dovish
  • dowdy
  • dowered
  • dowerless
  • down
  • downbound
  • downwind
  • downy
  • dozen
  • downcast
  • downfield
  • downhearted
  • downhill
  • dormant
  • dolorous
  • dolourous
  • divinatory
  • divine
  • dizzy
  • doable
  • docile
  • dormie
  • dormy
  • downward
  • dozy

Example Sentences

  • Dacitic magma is highly viscous.
  • We bought a Danish phrase book.
  • The prison was cold and dank.
  • He is a dapper little salesman in a business suit.
  • The path was dappled with sunlight.
  • He was a daredevil when young.
  • These ideas seem a bit dated now.
  • The meeting deadlocked over the wage issue.
  • She suffered from a deadly disease.
  • She looked up, completely deadpan.
  • He’s been deaf and dumb since birth.
  • Somewhat daedal dream, fell into the deep night.
  • It was a pretty daft idea anyway.
  • He wrote to her almost daily.
  • She collected some dainty porcelain.
  • African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers.
  • It had a small, dandyish white shirt with a bootlace tie.
  • It’s a dangerous stretch of road.
  • The door is a dark brown.
  • We darkened the room to show the film.
  • Her hair was a dull, darkish brown.
  • Oh darling, I do love you.
  • My socks have been darned again and again.
  • He dashed his head against the wall.
  • I’ve been dashing around all day.
  • He is nothing but a chicken-hearted dastard.
  • The scandal has damaged his credibility as a leader.
  • Everything is fine and dandy.
  • dateless bargain to engrossing death!
  • They were daunted by the amount of work still to be done.
  • The trip seemed rather daunting for a young girl.
  • She said some pretty damning things about him.
  • It feels damp in here.
  • He cultivates a dandified image and languid manner.
  • She dabbled her fingers in the fountain.
  • I was dazzled by the sunlight.
  • Various flowers damask the stage.
  • What a damn fool thing to do!
  • What a damnable climate we have!
  • The damned thing won’t start!
  • You are my most dazzling lights!
  • It was a declamatory literature.
  • It is a declarative language, used to describe applications.
  • The noise of the typewriters deafened her.
  • She was a very dear friend.
  • What deathless power lies in the hands of such a person!
  • The resurgence of deathless poetic instinct did that.
  • The deserted village was filled with a deathly silence.
  • They debased the value of the dollar.
  • Thousands of classified documents have now been declassified.
  • She was daringly decollete.
  • I hacked the dead branches off.
  • My toes are deadened with cold.
  • The emperor is reckless and debauched.
  • He was a moving man, bashful but debonair.
  • She pulled the chicken and deboned it.
  • I started to feel a revulsion against their decadent lifestyle.
  • His decapitated body was found floating in a canal.
  • He earns a decent living.
  • Water consumption decreased during the winter.
  • The birthrate in the city has been decreasing.
  • The governor decreed a day of mourning.
  • The buildings were in a decrepit state.
  • You need to be more decisive.
  • We decorated the house for the holidays.

Adjectives that Start with D | Infographic

Adjectives that Start with D

Adjectives that Start with D

Adjectives that Start with D

750+ Adjectives that Start with D with Useful Examples 2

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