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    Default Adjectives for essays

    Hello.
    I would like to collect some adjectives that might be used to describe people.
    Then I would try to choose some of them that might describe me.
    Below you will find some of them

    Adjectives with positive meaning: hard-work (or hard-worker?), diligence, unpretentiousness, prudence, patience, percept of responsibility

    Adjectives with negative meaning:
    anxiety, stress (any difference between anxiety and stress?), shyness, low self-esteem

    Could you please tell me if some of them sound bad to you?

    I would like to thank you in advance for your help

    Best Regards
    Alex

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    Default Re: Adjectives for essays

    Quote Originally Posted by dervast View Post
    Hello.
    I would like to collect some adjectives that might be used to describe people.
    Then I would try to choose some of them that might describe me.
    Below you will find some of them

    Adjectives with positive meaning: hard-work (or hard-worker?), diligence, unpretentiousness, prudence, patience, percept of responsibility
    None of these are adjectives; they're all nouns. Try 'hard-working, diligent, unpretentious', etc.)

    Adjectives with negative meaning:
    anxiety, stress (any difference between anxiety and stress? - There are technical differences; nothing that would matter in a list of self attributes though.), shyness, low self-esteem
    None of these are adjectives either. Try 'anxious, stressed ...'

    Could you please tell me if some of them sound bad to you?

    I would like to thank you in advance for your help

    Best Regards
    Alex
    What do you mean by sounding bad? You'd need to use them in a sentence first. I don't understand what "percept of responsibility" means.

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    Default Re: Adjectives for essays

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    What do you mean by sounding bad? You'd need to use them in a sentence first. I don't understand what "percept of responsibility" means.
    I tried to express that I am responsible. If i right responsibility (alone) I do not think it will make sense.

    I would like to thank you again for your feedback

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