Here’s a selection of adjectives that start with the letter Q. Use them to add flair and color to your writing and speech.
Adjectives That Start with QA, QU (67 Words)
|qabalistic||Having a secret or hidden meaning- john gunther Advice and guidance about physical health from a qabalistic perspective.|
|qatari||Of or concerning qatar or its inhabitants They were the first qatari team to do so.|
|quack||Medically unqualified If it swishes like a duck, quack quack.|
|quadrangular||Of or relating to or shaped like a quadrangle The seal is quadrangular in cross section.|
|quadraphonic||Of or relating to quadraphony The last release in the quadraphonic 8 track format was in 1978.|
|quadrasonic||Of or relating to quadraphony|
|quadrate||Having four sides and four angles I am not surprised that the laptop is quadrate.|
|quadratic||Of or relating to or resembling a square Rational quadratic covariance function.|
|quadrilateral||Having four sides The indian section is part of the ambitious golden quadrilateral project.|
|quadrillionth||The ordinal number of one quadrillion in counting order I believe they just computed a few digits around the quadrillionth one.|
|quadripartite||Involving four parties Quadripartite plaster rib vaulting.|
|quadriphonic||Of or relating to quadraphony|
|quadrisonic||Of or relating to quadraphony|
|quadruped||Having four feet At least one of them appears to a winged quadruped.|
|quadrupedal||Having four feet Quadrupedal movement for exercise.|
|quadruple||Having four units or components Why not disclose the quadruple, triple lives of certain politicians|
|quadruplex||Having four units or components Contrast with quadruplex recording.|
|quadruplicate||Having four units or components|
|quaggy||Soft and watery|
|quaint||Attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic) This quaint small town is home of the kerrobert tigers.|
|qualified||Limited or restricted; not absolute I have included reference to disavowal of papen and qualified.|
|qualitative||Relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities It is one of the tools of qualitative research.|
|quality||Of high social status Please examine the quality of the site.|
|quantal||Of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states Non quantal and quantal release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction.|
|quantifiable||Capable of being quantified The difference is quantifiable i think.|
|quantitative||Having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables Contemporary behavioural quantitative genetics.|
|quantized||Of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states The predictive residual signal is quantized and encoded.|
|quarrelsome||Given to quarreling It doesn’t look good for anyone to be quarrelsome.|
|quartan||Occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria) He had long been suffering from a quartan ague, as well as gout and the stone.|
|quarterly||Of or relating to or consisting of a quarter Gastronomica is a quarterly journal that covers gastronomy and the food world.|
|quasi||Having some resemblance Boykin set for quasi former team.|
|quaternary||Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four The quaternary sediments are of marine and fluvial alluvium of recent age.|
|quaternate||Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four|
|queasy||Causing or able to cause nausea Divya is still queasy about the engagement.|
|quebecois||Of or relating to quebec (especially to the french speaking inhabitants or their culture) Quebecois is not considered a slur.|
|quechuan||Of or relating to the quechua or their language The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of quechuan descent.|
|queenlike||Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen|
|queenly||Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen Opis also acquired queenly status and was reputed to be an eminent goddess.|
|queer||Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected I candidly confess a queer, queer race, of novel fashion.|
|quenchless||Impossible to quench|
|querulous||Habitually complaining I don’t agree that the lead is querulous.|
|questionable||Subject to question The help of pollinator is questionable.|
|questioning||Showing curiosity I’m questioning the basis of the article.|
|quick||Hurried and brief In the interstices, quick sand was poured.|
|quick-sighted||Keenly perceptive or alert- leonard bacon She was temperamental and quick to fight.|
|quick-witted||Mentally nimble and resourceful He is quick witted about the idea of the mischief.|
|quicker||Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity She was temperamental and quick to fight.|
|quickest||Accomplished rapidly and without delay I appreciate the quick turnaround.|
|quickset||Grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground In contrast, a quickset user would say phase line green while drawing a line.|
|quicksilver||Liable to sudden unpredictable change The weather is quicksilver, changing from sunny to cloudy.|
|quiescent||Marked by a state of tranquil repose My mind became quiescent.|
|quiet||Not showy or obtrusive He is quiet, pensive and very observant.|
|quieter||Free from disturbance by heavy waves.|
At college, he was quiet and unassuming.
|quietest||Free from disturbance by heavy waves.|
People thought that he is reserved and quiet.
|quilted||Made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching.|
It is vertically quilted, with wool stuffing and a silk satin lining.
|quincentenary||Of or relating to the 500th anniversary.|
Celebrations for the quincentenary of his death are arranged for 2009.
|quincentennial||Of or relating to the 500th anniversary|
|quinquefoliate||Having five leaflets|
|quintessential||Representing the perfect example of a class or quality.|
Apple is the quintessential fruit.
|quintillionth||The ordinal number of one quintillion in counting order|
|quintuple||Having five units or components.|
It is believed to contain a quintuple bond.
|quirky||Informal terms; strikingly unconventional.|
Gilda is a quirky, likable, gutsy and funny character.
|quixotic||Not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic.|
Heroes are defined as stouthearted and lion-hearted, quixotic and courtly, major league and mythical.
|quizzical||Playfully vexing (especially by ridicule).|
It is the first known analysis of this quizzical achievement gap.
|quondam||Belonging to some prior time Deep halls all represent the life of the quondam owner.|
|quotable||Able or fit to be repeated or quoted His sermons and quotable quotes are plentifully available in printed books.|
|quotidian||Found in the ordinary course of events.|
The quotes section is extremely quotidian.
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