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    These days, my teacher akked us to describe sb. that I know a lot. Not only physically, but also mentally. I am desperate for words about how to describe one's spirite. Can sb. help me ? Thank you very much!

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    Default Re: ask for adj. to describe person

    well-educated
    knowledgeable


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    To describe mood:

    Happy
    Sad
    Cheerful
    Mournful

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    Default Re: ask for adj. to describe person

    It depends upon the person's personality.

    Does he/she always seem to be happy and smiling and not easily upset?
    You could describe him/her as cheerful, optimistic, enthusiastic, carefree.

    If they are particularly sympathetic to the problems of their friends, you could say they are caring, nurturing, empathetic, or always willing to lend a hand.

    If they seem to be very serious, you'd describe them as insightful, intellectual, ponderous, or thoughtful.

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    Cult, religious, brave, shy... come to my mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kraken View Post
    Cult, religious, brave, shy... come to my mind
    Sorry, Kraken - but can you say what this might mean?

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    Default Re: ask for adj. to describe person

    Er, well, looks like I plainly goofed it.
    Cult is one of those words which are too similar to another in Spanish ("Culto", in Spanish "knowledgeable"). So my mind played a trick on me.

    I stand corrected, thanks pal.

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