Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives

Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives :


bad…..worse….. worst
far…..further….. furthest

Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives

A positive degree of an Adjective is the adjective in its simple form.

It denotes the mere existence of some quality of what we speak about.

Positive is used when no comparison is made.

The comparative degree of an Adjective denotes a higher degree of the quality than the positive.

Comparative degree is used when two things (or two sets of things) are compared.

The superlative degree of an Adjective denotes the highest degree of the quality and is used when more than two things (sets of things) are compared.

Sita is more beautiful than Latha.

Latha is not less beautiful than Sita.

More beautiful - Comparative Degree

Less beautiful - Comparative Degree

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