Adjectives That Start with P: 1240+ Popular Words with Explanation and Examples

There are plenty of P adjectives in English that we use every day. Here’s a huge list of words with definitions and usage examples!

Adjectives That Start with PA (216 Words)

pachydermalOf or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
pachydermicOf or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
pachydermousOf or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
pacificPromoting peace He graduated from the university of the pacific.
pacifistOpposed to war He was a pacifist and member of the peace pledge union.
pacifisticOpposed to war His reasons may be political, pacifistic or whatever.
packableCapable of being packed
packedPressed together or compressed The sewer underneath was packed with the bodies of male infants.
paddedSoftened by the addition of cushions or padding This article is padded and over reaching.
paederasticOf homosexuality between a man and a boy Ibycus wrote primarily narrative verse and paederastic erotic verse.
paediatricOf or relating to the medical care of children It also provides paediatric physiotherapy, and occupational therapy.
paganNot acknowledging the god of christianity and judaism and islam The sibylline oracles were primarily pagan and hardly monotheists.
paidInvolving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby He paid retainer immediately.
paid-upPaid in advance I paid for the subscription.
painfulCausing misery or pain or distress Many ibajaynons suffered the painful consequences of the war.
painlessNot causing physical or psychological pain If done correctly, the procedure is painless.
painstakingCharacterized by extreme care and great effort He set about a painstaking restoration of the castle.
paintableLending itself to being painted The surface is always sanded and provides for smooth paintable face quality.
paintedHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly The wall is painted.
painterlyHaving qualities unique to the art of painting Eventually she chose batik as a painterly textile medium.
pakistaniOf or relating to pakistan or its people or language He went on to propound a rather complex definition of pakistani political parties.
palaeolithicOf or relating to the second period of the stone age (following the eolithic) Human occupation continued after the palaeolithic.
palaeontologicalOf or relating to paleontology A palaeontological solution to the arthropod head problem.
palatableAcceptable to the taste or mind The water is potable but not palatable.
palatalRelating to or lying near the palate Voiceless palatal lateral fricative.
palatalisedProduced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y’) or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch’ in `chin’ or `j’ in `gin’) The russian palatalised velar fricative is in fact co articulatory.
palatalizedProduced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y’) or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch’ in `chin’ or `j’ in `gin’) The first is palatalized while the second is neutralized.
palatialSuitable for or like a palace He lives in a small apartment, rather than in the palatial bishop’s residence.
palatineOf or relating to a palace On the last assignment, he negotiated for the restitution of the palatine.
palatoglossalRelating to the palate and tongue It is bounded laterally on both sides by the palatoglossal arches.
paleVery light colored; highly diluted with white The moon’s pale light is beaming.
paledVery light colored; highly diluted with white He is 6’4 and has sightless blue eyes, pale skin, and strawberry blond hair.
paleoanthropologicalOf or concerned with the scientific study of human fossils Paleoanthropological on site findings.
paleocorticalOf or relating to the olfactory cortex of the cerebrum
paleolithicOf or relating to the second period of the stone age (following the eolithic) Fortunately or not, we can never go back to those artless paleolithic days.
paleontologicalOf or relating to paleontology On the vertical axis are paleontological periods.
paleozoicOf or relating to or denoting the paleozoic era It contains rocks originally from the paleozoic to the cretaceous.
palestinianOf or relating to the area of palestine and its inhabitants This is not the aspiration of the palestinian people.
palingeneticOf or relating to palingenesis
palishSlightly pale A few palish families contain half elves, especially in the south.
palladianReferring to or relating to or having the style of architecture created by andrea palladio Above the entrance is a tripartite palladian window.
palliativeModerating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear Palliative treatment is almost always necessary.
pallidAbnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress This method has been used in the study of the pallid sturgeon.
pallyHaving the relationship of friends or pals Tina is said to be pally with some stars.
palmarRelating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot The superficial palmar arch is more distal than the deep palmar arch.
palmateOf a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point The leaves of this species are palmate.
palmatifidOf a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed
palmlikeResembling a palm tree
palmyVery lively and profitable This was in the palmy days of the whale fishery.
palpableCan be felt by palpation The pulse is exciting, the thrill of discovery palpable.
palpatoryRelating to or involving palpation Palpatory diagnosis of subluxation.
palpebrateHaving eyelids
palpitantHaving a slight and rapid trembling motion
paltryContemptibly small in amount The numbers of shells supplied were no less paltry.
panamanianOf or relating to or characteristic of panama or its people The panamanian night monkey is arboreal and nocturnal.
pancreaticOf or involving the pancreas Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
pandemicExisting everywhere For a history of the disease worldwide, see the aids pandemic.
pandurateHaving rounded ends and a contracted center The long and smooth lip is pandurate and widest its apex.
panduriformHaving rounded ends and a contracted center
panegyricFormally expressing praise He was the subject of a panegyric by saint augustine of hippo.
panegyricalFormally expressing praise The panegyrical tone is hardly justified.
paneledFitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting The principal interior rooms are paneled.
panhellenicOf or relating to all the greeks The governing body of all sororities is the panhellenic council.
panic-strickenThrown into a state of intense fear or desperation The miscreants did not scamper nor panic.
panic-struckThrown into a state of intense fear or desperation The car was struck by the thunderbolt.
panickyThrown into a state of intense fear or desperation Mudhoji’s army became panicky and was defeated.
panicledHaving panicles; occurring in panicles
paniculateHaving a panicle Larval forms can increase in biomass and in the absence of paniculate foods.
panopticBroad in scope or content- t.g.winner No doubt he was a fact to be proud of due to his panoptic knowledge.
panopticalIncluding everything visible in one view The revert that panoptical applied was probably a mistake.
panoramicAs from an altitude or distance Artfully constructed hillocks provide panoramic views of the landscaping.
pantaloonedDressed in trousers
pantheisticOf or relating to pantheism Reincarnation belief is a central tenet in a pantheistic worldview.
pantropicDistributed throughout the tropics P. comorensis is often found on a variety of pantropic vegetation.
pantropicalDistributed throughout the tropics It has a pantropical distribution.
papalProceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the apostles The papal inquisition operated under the direct authority of the pope.
paperbackHaving a flexible binding The article specifies the paperback version.
paperbackedHaving a flexible binding
paperlikeOf or like paper
paperyOf or like paper Branches are pale barked smooth with papery cortex.
papillaryOf or relating to or resembling papilla Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia.
papillateResembling or covered with papillae In addition, it is the only one with papillate veins on the sepals.
papilliformShaped like a papilla In some species the sensilla are all papilliform.
papilloseOf or relating to or resembling papilla Surface costulate striate and minutely papillose in regular diamond pattern.
papistOf or relating to or supporting romanism His estate was sequestrated in 1645 as a papist delinquent.
papisticOf or relating to or supporting romanism
papisticalOf or relating to or supporting romanism
papposeHaving pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles
papuanOf or relating to papua or its people or language Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping papuan languages.
parabolicHaving the form of a parabola The line of the centers of a parabolic hexlet is a parabola.
parabolicalHaving the form of a parabola The animation shows an elliptical orbit of the puck on the parabolical surface.
paraboloidalHaving the shape of a paraboloid A paraboloidal inside visor surface coated with a metallic film may be used.
paradigmaticRelated as members of a substitution class Paradigmatic analysis compiles a list of the signifiers present in the text.
paradisaicRelating to or befitting paradise
paradisaicalRelating to or befitting paradise Galador was a paradisaical planet, with very advanced technology.
paradisalRelating to or befitting paradise
paradisiacRelating to or befitting paradise Both are pretty arid, but at least on the coast you have a paradisiac beach.
paradisiacalRelating to or befitting paradise The game is set on a paradisiacal island where teddy bears live in harmony.
paradoxicalSeemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true The character of hana is entirely paradoxical.
paraguayanOf or relating to or characteristic of paraguay or its people It was the third agent with paraguayan surname basque.
parallelBeing everywhere equidistant and not intersecting The handle of the fork is parallel with the axis of the earth.
paralyticalRelating to or of the nature of paralysis
paralyzedAffected with paralysis The social democrats paralyzed the revolution.
paramagneticOf or relating to a paramagnet Acoustic paramagnetic resonance.
paramedicalOf or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activitiesambulance drivers are paramedical personnel Lifesaving and paramedical training.
parametricOf or relating to or in terms of a parameter A parametric equation of motion.
paramilitaryOf or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit The rank remains in use in the paramilitary police hierarchy.
paramountHaving superior power and influence The paramount acquisition was only the tip of the iceberg.
paranasalAdjacent to the nasal cavities I vote that all 4 paranasal sinuses get equal attention.
paranoidSuffering from paranoia The work ends in a paranoid and defiant mood.
paranormalSeemingly outside normal sensory channels The paranormal bits are essential to the story.
paraphrasticAltered by paraphrasing I am working on adding a section with a paraphrastic summary of each chapter.
paraplegicSuffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord Chip is a paraplegic and is confined to a wheelchair.
parasiticRelating to or caused by parasites Theileriidae is a family of parasitic protozoans in the piroplasmida order.
parasiticalOf or pertaining to epenthesis A whale louse is a parasitic crustacean of the family cyamidae.
parasiticidalCapable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
parasympatheticOf or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic input uses the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
parasympathomimeticHaving an effect similar to that resulting from stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system Regarding your recent edit to the parasympathomimetic article.
parchedToasted or roasted slightly The bright sun parched the land.
pardonableAdmitting of being pardoned The sins of humankind are the frailties of free will and are pardonable.
parentalDesignating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced The size of the juveniles suggests an extended period of parental care.
parentedHaving a parent or parents or cared for by parent surrogates They want to be parented again, this time by their fantasy birth parent.
parenteralAdministered by means other than through the alimentary tract (as by intramuscular or intravenous injection) It is available in oral and parenteral formulations.
parentheticQualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses I’m putting the parenthetic phrase back.
parentheticalQualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses Lose the parenthetical expression.
parentlessHaving no parent or parents or not cared for by parent surrogates Either way, i’m not big on parentless categories like this.
pareveContaining no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of judaism These are mostly either fleishig or vegetarian serving only pareve food .
parheliacalRelating to or resembling a parhelion
parhelicRelating to or resembling a parhelion
parietalOf or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium The coronal ridge is linear and the inter parietal bone slightly developed.
paripinnatePinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex
parisianOf or relating to or characteristic of paris or its inhabitants Role within the parisian healthcare system.
parkyAppreciably or disagreeably cold
parliamentaryRelating to or having the nature of a parliament The prorogation eliminated 22 sitting days from the parliamentary schedule.
parlousFraught with danger This article is in a parlous state.
parochialNarrowly restricted in outlook or scope The final shot is an exterior view of the parochial house.
paroicousHaving male and female reproductive organs separate in a single gametoecium
parotidRelating to or located near the parotid gland Superficial parotid lymph nodes.
parousHaving given birth to one or more viable children So we have just you and parous who feel strongly.
paroxysmalAccompanied by or of the nature of paroxysms The result is paroxysmal constriction of the bronchial airways.
parrotlikeMechanically imitated or repeated without thought or understanding Knifejaws have teeth fused into a parrotlike beak in adulthood.
parsimoniousExcessively unwilling to spend One theory is more parsimonious than the other.
part-timeInvolving less than the standard or customary time for an activity The agents are forced to take part time jobs to recoup the loss.
parthenogeneticNot involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction Many species are partially or wholly parthenogenetic.
parthianPertaining to parthia or its people or language or culture The parthian army dispersed in the tigris.
partialBeing or affecting only a part; not total The following familial relationship suggests partial or no consanguinity.
partibleCapable of being parted or divided The book was partible, so people could bring only one of the pieces.
participatoryAffording the opportunity for individual participation Amateur and participatory sports.
participialOf or relating to or consisting of participles These verbal nouns have an active participial meaning; e.g.
particoloredHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
particolouredHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
particularProviding specific details or circumstances In particular, the text is polemical.
particularisedDirected toward a specific object It probably needs to be cut in the end, though, as being too particularised.
particularisticRelating to particularism (exclusive interest in one group or class or sect etc.) Though similar but still it is developed in a particularistic way.
particularizedDirected toward a specific object This science is particularized as well in the knowing and acting subject.
particulateComposed of distinct particles The lid and pail constitute a package for particulate material.
partisanDevoted to a cause or party The article is extremely derogatory, and the sources are partisan.
partitiveRelating to or denoting a part of a whole or a quantity that is less than the whole French has three articles definite, indefinite, and partitive.
partizanDevoted to a cause or party I think it is the same case as with partizan.
parturientOf or relating to or giving birth
parveContaining no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of judaism It says that breast milk is considered parve, but does not give a cite.
parvenuCharacteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position Inhabitants of turku see helsinkians as presumptuous and parvenu.
parvenueCharacteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
paschalOf or relating to passover or easter There is also a special paschal funeral for children.
passOf advancing the ball by throwing it The lines pass through the centre of the village.
passableAble to be passed or traversed or crossed The dirt road may not be passable during the rainy season.
passantIn walking position with right foreleg raised I was the one who added the passant guardant.
passeOut of fashion Also, your description of the game as a passe fad is likewise false.
passeeOut of fashion
passerineRelating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds Shrikes are passerine birds of the family laniidae.
passingOf advancing the ball by throwing it Who is the walker passing by your house
passionateHaving or expressing strong emotions The president is voluble and passionate.
passionlessNot passionate A place where cold passionless vision rules.
passiveExpressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb He is a passive agressive windbag.
pastEarlier than the present time; no longer current The old shops give a glimpse of the rich aura of the past.
pastelLacking in body or vigor This is for graphite, pastel, charcoal and ink use.
pastelikeResembling paste in color; pallid
pasteurianOf or relating to louis pasteur or his experiments
pasteurisedHaving been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation Pasteurised beer is beer that has been pasteurised by a heating process.
pasteurizedHaving been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation Quality of pasteurized shell eggs.
pastoralRelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle Ramerman became the pastoral administrator of the community.
pastyHaving the sticky properties of an adhesive The pasty is cornish if the crimp is done at a 45 degree angle or on the side.
patHaving only superficial plausibility Use a paper towel to pat the scallops dry.
patchyIrregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc. The cygnet is a patchy color, with brown and gray hues.
patellarNear or relating to the patella or kneecap Knee jerks without simulation of the patellar tendon.
patelliformShaped like a dish or pan The shape of the thin shell is limpet like or patelliform.
patentOpen; affording free passage The patent is in the public domain.
patentedOpen; affording free passage The patent was challenged by the indian government to quash the patent.
paternalRelating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent Afterwards, negotiations began for the division of the paternal inheritance.
paternalisticBenevolent but sometimes intrusive It is too paternalistic, as you say.
patheticDeserving or inciting pity- galsworthy The text marks the beginning of a new trend of pathetic lore.
pathlessLacking pathways Once the mine is reached a pathless climb can be made to the summit.
pathogenicAble to cause disease Many of the chlamydia species are pathogenic.
pathologicOf or relating to the practice of pathology The pathologic basis for this disease is unknown.
pathologicalCaused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition The pathological origin of sgca remains a subject of controversy.
patientEnduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance The patient is becoming flagging.
patriarchalRelating to or characteristic of a man who is older or higher in rank This patriarchal lens needs refocusing.
patriarchicBeing ruled by or having descent traced through the male line
patricentricCentered upon the father
patricianBefitting a person of noble origin Flaccus was also a cognomen for a branch of the patrician valerii and others.
patrilinealBased on or tracing descent through the male line Advocates of patrilineal descent point to and.
patrilinearBased on or tracing descent through the male line Their descent system is definitely patrilinear.
patrioticInspired by love for your country It sounds too patriotic, nationalistic, and lionizing.
patristicOf or relating to the writings of the early church fathers St. augustine to the end of the patristic age.
patristicalOf or relating to the writings of the early church fathers
patronisedHaving patronage or clients Otherwise readers will not be informed, merely patronised.
patronisingCharacteristic of those who treat others with condescension It’s deemed to be patronising, sanctimonious and totally objectionable.
patronlessHaving little patronage or few clients
patronymicOf or derived from a personal or family name The male names are patronymic and the female names are matronymic.
patternedHaving patterns (especially colorful patterns) The story is patterned after the myth of king midas.
paulineRelating to paul the apostle or his doctrines Pauline was no niggard.
paunchyHaving a large belly Golf tournaments began to look a lot like father son events, with paunchy middle aged veterans competing against tall, muscular rookies.
pavlovianOf or relating to ivan pavlov or his experiments Pavlovian contingencies and resistance to change in a multiple schedule.
pawkyCunning and sly- punch
payableSubject to or requiring payment especially as specified The income from the trusts was payable to any children after her death.
payingYielding a fair profit Are you the one paying the bills

Adjectives That Start with PE (179 Words)

pea-greenOf a moderate slightly yellowish-green color The pea crab lives in the mantle cavity of these hosts.
peaceableNot disturbed by strife or turmoil or war The hope is to make it more peaceable.
peacefulNot disturbed by strife or turmoil or war He describes them as peaceful, calm, and levelheaded.
peacekeepingOf or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces Australian military involvement in peacekeeping.
peach-coloredHaving the color of a ripe peach Who’s going to look for nectarine and peach
peachyOf something resembling a peach in color Thanks, and have a super peachy afternoon.
peakyHaving or as if having especially high-pitched spots The engine torque band is not peaky and timing it takes to hit is good.
peanutOf little importance or influence or power; of minor status The peanut feed stipulation was removed in 1966.
pear-shapedHaving a round shape tapered at one end The eastern prickly pear grows well in many portions of the state.
pearlescentHaving a play of lustrous rainbow colors The kodak exas featured an exclusive pearlescent yellow paint scheme.
pearlyOf a white the color of pearls Pearly or iridescent, as the interior of some unios.
pebblyAbounding in small stones Rocks include pebbly mudstone, conglomerate siltstone and shale.
peccableLiable to sin- sir walter scott They arrive in the house of peccable, a merchant friend of godolphin’s.
peccantLiable to sin- sir walter scott
peckishSomewhat hungry An hour or so later we still felt peckish, so we tried another establishment.
pecticOf or relating to or derived from pectin It secrets silica rich pectic membrane.
pectinateLike a comb Males are dull brown and have pectinate antennae.
pectinealOf or relating to the pubis The psoas minor, when present, inserts at the pectineal line of the eminence.
pectoralOf or relating to the chest or thorax The pectoral fins are both rosy, and the ventral fins are both white.
peculiarCharacteristic of one only; distinctive or special- r.b.taney Theaspect of the galaxy are peculiar.
pecuniaryRelating to or involving money They claimed that yakunin had become a priest for purely pecuniary reasons.
pedagogicOf or relating to pedagogy It was created to make some pedagogic point.
pedagogicalOf or relating to pedagogy A pedagogical approach to the desert language.
pedalOf or relating to the feet People said that there was to much staccato, and the pedal change was horrible.
pedanticMarked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects Some of the above conversation is getting too pedantic and prescriptive.
pedateOf a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided
pederasticOf homosexuality between a man and a boy The manifestations of pederastic attraction vary.
pedestrianLacking wit or imagination The northern portion of the street is a pedestrian area.
pediatricOf or relating to the medical care of children Her career goal is to become a pediatric oncologist.
pedigreeHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal The persian is the most popular breed of pedigree cats in the united states.
pedigreedHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal Non pedigreed breeds can be labeled as such and listed after the others.
pedunculateHaving or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk Flowers are zygomorphic, purple to blue purple, and short pedunculate.
peerlessEminent beyond or above comparison Indeed, he was peerless in his time in terms of performance and achievement.
peevishEasily irritated or annoyed Otherwise, you risk looking peevish and quarrelsome.
pejorativeExpressing disapproval The term ultramontane has pejorative connotations in english.
pelagicRelating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean Some are benthic, but most are pelagic.
pelecypodBivalve
pelecypodousBivalve
pellucidTransmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity In my opinion, the wine is pellucid.
peloponnesianOf or relating to peloponnesus The peloponnesian war reshaped the ancient greek world.
peltateRound, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example) It has an acute apex with a slightly peltate tendril insertion.
pelvicOf or relating to the pelvis Pelvic fracture is a disruption of the bony structure of the pelvis.
pemphigousOf or relating to or manifesting pemphigus
penalSubject to punishment by law The sentences were commuted to penal servitude for life.
penciledDrawn or written with a pencil The fourth chapter of the story was penciled by daerick gross.
pendantHeld from above A short pendant line preferably couples the hook to the anchor.
pendentHeld from above A golden chain with a pendent cross is used to crown them.
pendingAwaiting conclusion or confirmation The litigation is pending in the minnesota district court.
pendulousHaving branches or flower heads that bend downward The tree was distinguished by its fine, pendulous habit.
penetrableCapable of being penetrated The cover further includes at least two light penetrable materials.
penetratingHaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions A penetrating sealant will maintain the natural look of the tile.
penialOf or relating to the penis As some species in the subfamily polygirinae show a penial appendage.
penileOf or relating to the penis Use of the penile plethysmograph.
peninsularOf or forming or resembling a peninsula Korea is a peninsular state.
penitentFeeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds Likewise, some penitent lamanites defected to the nephites.
penitentialShowing or constituting penance They recited prayers and chanted the penitential psalms all along the route.
penitentiaryShowing or constituting penance He also pioneered the use of solitary confinement in the richmond penitentiary.
pennateHaving feathered wings In a pennate muscle, the fascicles will form an angle with its central tendon.
pennilessNot having enough money to pay for necessities The reporters think she is now penniless and lose interest.
penny-pinchingGiving or spending with reluctance The penny is among the lowest denomination of coins in circulation.
pensionableEntitled to receive a pension The majority of those persons are of pensionable age.
pensiveDeeply or seriously thoughtful; The display produced a curious pensive mood among us.
pentClosely confined And soon the rebellion was bloody pent.
pent-upCharacterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions Emilia picks up the handkerchief.
pentagonalOf or relating to or shaped like a pentagon Above are the pentagonal elements of the spherical pennant.
pentamerousDivided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five (or a multiple of five) members It is generally pentamerous both in the calyx and the seed capsule.
pentangularOf or relating to or shaped like a pentagon The tower has an unusual pentangular cross section.
pentasyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of five syllables
pentatonicRelating to a pentatonic scale Music is simple and unadorned, and pentatonic.
pentavalentHaving a valence of five It has two pentavalent carbon atoms.
pentecostalOf or relating to or characteristic of any of various pentecostal religious bodies or their members The apostolic church is not part of the oneness pentecostal movement.
penultimateNext to the last Everybody dies in the penultimate episode.
penumbralOf or pertaining to the region of partial shadow around an umbra It will not quite be a total penumbral lunar eclipse.
penuriousNot having enough money to pay for necessities Penurious defendants were obviously at a significant disadvantage.
pepperyHaving the piquant burning taste of peppers The berries are sweet at first with a peppery aftertaste.
peppyMarked by lively action She’s quite peppy and upbeat most of the time.
pepticRelating to or promoting digestion Gastrointestinal system pancreatitis, cholecystitis, peptic ulcer.
perambulatingStrolling or walking around
perceivableCapable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing There is no perceivable benefit.
perceptibleCapable of being perceived by the mind or senses Baize is available with and without a perceptible nap.
perceptiveOf or relating to perception The whole is less perceptive than its parts and more pernicious.
perceptualOf or relating to the act of perceiving All of his experiments prove the theory of perceptual adaptation to be true.
percipientCharacterized by ease and quickness in perceiving To this day, not all of the percipient witnesses to that event have been interviewed.
percussiveInvolving percussion or featuring percussive instruments Intrapulmonary percussive ventilator.
percutaneousThrough the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches) Etymology. of percutaneous umbilical blood sampling.
perdurableVery long lasting
peregrineMigratory Peregrine and choughs also nest on the cliffs.
peremptoryNot allowing contradiction or refusal Benson was summoned and his peremptory letter was burned in his presence.
perennialLasting three seasons or more Was he destined to achieve perennial fame, or doomed to eternal obloquy
perfectPrecisely accurate or exact Automat translations are usually not perfect.
perfectedBeing complete of its kind and without defect or blemish The gym provided the perfect setting.
perfectibleCapable of becoming or being made perfect Hello again, and sorry for my perfectible english.
perfervidCharacterized by intense emotion
perfidiousTending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the carthaginians by the romans One must never be perfidious to his master.
perfoliateHaving the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem It has large perfoliate rhinophores which are usually pinkish.
perforateHaving a hole cut through Mcmoran said it will try using electric wireline through tubing guns to perforate the well.
perforatedHaving a hole cut through The wall is perforated.
perfunctoryAs a formality only Also, the answers to the questions are pretty perfunctory and generic.
perianalAround the anus This jet of water is angled to easily attain the perianal and genital area.
pericardiacLocated around the heart or relating to or affecting the pericardium
pericardialLocated around the heart or relating to or affecting the pericardium The pericardial sac is opened to view the heart.
perigonalOf or relating to a perigone
perilousFraught with danger The region is perilous because of the prospect of attacks by al qaeda forces.
perinasalNear the nose
perinatalOccurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after) Perinatal assistants are support professionals for the childbearing year.
perinealOf or relating to the perineum Recurrent toxin mediated perineal erythema.
periodicRecurring or reappearing from time to time The categorization scheme at is the topic of periodic debate.
periodicalHappening or recurring at regular intervals The periodical found the film to be confusing and disappointing.
periodontalOf or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics Gingival and periodontal pocket.
periodonticOf or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics Connected facings may also be employed for periodontic splinting.
peripateticOf or relating to aristotle or his philosophy Bishop’s childhood was the peripatetic life of a military brat.
peripheralRelated to the key issue but not of central importance A peripheral rim fits snugly about the outer edge on one side of the wheel.
periphrasticRoundabout and unnecessarily wordy However, it still sounds awkward and overly periphrastic to me.
peripteralHaving columns on all sides The peripteral temple was surrounded by a double file of ionic columns.
perirhinalNear the nose The same ca1 cells send return projections back to perirhinal cortex.
perishableLiable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay Hospitals used the basement area to store perishable medicine.
peristylarHaving columniation completely circling an area of the structure The peristylar court is located in the north east corner of the agora.
perithelialOf or relating to the tissue layer around small blood vessels
peritonealOf or relating to or affecting the peritoneum Assessment for peritoneal inflammation i.
peritrichousCovered all over with uniformly distributed flagella The flagella have a peritrichous arrangement.
periwiggedWearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries
perkyCharacterized by liveliness and lightheartedness Is a very happy and perky person.
permanentNot capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition These rehabilitative activities of jesus were permanent.
permeableAllowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through The membrane is permeable to water but not to sugar.
permeantSpreading or spread throughout The rest would be permeant and initially dominated by former commission staff.
permeativeSpreading or spread throughout C. so that fluid enters the envelope only through the permeative member.
permissibleThat may be permitted especially as according to rule The latter is permissible on wikipedia articles, the former is not.
permissiveGranting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline The first two are permissive free software licenses.
permutableCapable of changing sequence One digit primes, meaning any prime below the radix, are always permutable.
perniciousWorking or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way The desire to make wp into a tabloid is pernicious.
pernicketyCharacterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details If it seems overly pernickety it can be changed.
peronealOf or relating to the fibula or the outer part of the leg below the knee It can be caused by damage to the peroneal nerve.
perpendicularExtremely steep The planes of the bases are perpendicular to the fiber axis.
perpetualUninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing Does the article propose the existence of perpetual motion machines
perplexedFull of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment The king is then perplexed and angered.
perplexingLacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity The pronunciation of the name itself is perplexing.
perseveringQuietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness Inspectors are extraordinarily persevering and dependable.
persianOf or relating to iran or its people or language or culture Entwistle also mentions the displeasure of the persian.
persistentRetained; not shed The article describes one of the first persistent contrails.
persnicketyCharacterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details I am almost strictly a user and persnickety fixer.
personablePleasant in appearance and personality He was personable and charismatic, easily winning people to his cause.
personalParticular to a given individual The aspirant is to keep the individual lessons personal.
personalisedMade for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual I think it is better if the request is not personalised.
personalizedMade for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual A signature can be personalized.
perspicaciousMentally acute or penetratingly discerning She is enthusiastic, perspicacious and informed, and i look forward to working with her.
perspicuousTransparently clear; easily understandable- robert burton Surely we can have a more perspicuous description.
persuadableBeing susceptible to persuasion I’m persuadable if more work is done on it.
persuasibleBeing susceptible to persuasion As senator, he was known for his especially persuasible personality.
persuasiveIntended or having the power to induce action or belief The immediately preceding argument is cogent and persuasive.
pertCharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality I don’t like him because he is pert.
pertinaciousStubbornly unyielding- t.s.eliot A pertinacious minority can control the opinion of a majority.
pertinentHaving precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand The information is pertinent to the entry.
perukedWearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries
peruvianOf or relating to or characteristic of peru or its people Most of the peruvian monkeys live in the amazon.
pervasiveSpreading or spread throughout The proton is the most pervasive homogeneous catalyst.
perverseMarked by a disposition to oppose and contradict Sometimes the work is rewarding in a perverse sort of way.
perversiveTending to corrupt or pervert
perviousAdmitting of passage or entrance A fleece like material may form the pervious surface.
peskyCausing irritation or annoyance It also has the pesky problem of being copyrighted.
pessimalOf an organism’s environment; least favorable for survival The definition of pessimal at the very least needs work.
pessimisticExpecting the worst possible outcome But the scenario in bangladesh is quite pessimistic.
pessimumOf an organism’s environment; least favorable for survival
pestiferousTending to corrupt or pervert Such are the five natures of the pestiferous land.
pestilentLikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease- jonathan swift
pestilentialLikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease- jonathan swift This is the most pestilential of them.
petPreferred above all others and treated with partiality Alarmed, she takes the pet to the veterinarian.
petaledHaving petals A parul is a five petaled flower known for its beauty.
petalledHaving petals There are four petalled flowers, and plenty of other examples besides.
petallessHaving no petals The small, petalless flowers are on a spadix that is enclosed within a spathe.
petallikeResembling a petal Each flower has five lobes with a small petallike appendage at its base.
petaloidResembling a flower petal Some authors have interpreted what appear to be petals as petaloid staminodes.
petalousHaving petals
petiteVery small Comely, petite and graceful, she was an ideal susanna to the eye.
petitionaryOf the nature of or expressing a petition It then argues that petitionary prayer allows creatures to exercise that power.
petrousResembling stone in hardness Incidentally, it also happens to be the only edit of petrous.
petticoatedWearing or furnished with a petticoat
pettishEasily irritated or annoyed
pettyContemptibly narrow in outlook The merits of the fact are petty.
petulantEasily irritated or annoyed Caesar is also clearly irked by the petulant and childish king.

Adjectives That Start with PH (69 Words)

phagocyticCapable of functioning as a phagocyte Many of the bacteria’s virulence factors are anti phagocytic in nature.
phalangealOf or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes Resorption of the phalangeal tufts has also been described.
phallicRelating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power If the geoduck is not ‘profoundly’ phallic in shape, i’m not sure what is.
phantasmagoricCharacterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions–j.c.powys But he was living in crazed, out of control, phantasmagoric, violent times.
phantasmagoricalCharacterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions–j.c.powys The very implications of that are phantasmagorical.
phantomSomething apparently sensed but having no physical reality Could this really be anticipatory electrical responses to phantom vibrations.
pharaonicOf or relating to the ancient egyptian kings Infibulation is also known as pharaonic circumcision.
pharisaicExcessively or hypocritically pious Pharisaic wisdom was compiled in one book of the mishna, ‘pirke avot’.
pharisaicalExcessively or hypocritically pious Perhaps there is some sort of a pharisaical dynamic to that word.
pharmaceuticOf or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
pharmaceuticalOf or relating to drugs used in medical treatment Animal testing is the norm in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.
pharmacologicOf or relating to pharmacology The purity is superior to pharmacologic grade .
pharmacologicalOf or relating to pharmacology Phobic symptoms are often resistant to pharmacological interventions.
pharyngealOf or relating to the throat I have removed the following from the pharyngeal anatomy section.
phenomenalOf or relating to a phenomenon The eyesight of the birds is phenomenal.
philanthropicGenerous in assistance to the poor She remains active in the philanthropic community.
philatelicalOf or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists
philharmonicComposing or characteristic of an orchestral group Alvaro hagopian is the conductor of the montevideo philharmonic orchestra.
philhelleneCharacterized by a love of greece and grecian things He retreated to geneva, finding support in the philhellene circle of the city.
philhellenicCharacterized by a love of greece and grecian things There’s enough of this philhellenic fantasy floating around on other pages.
philippineOf or relating to or characteristic of the philippines or its people or customs Philippine authorities are set to repatriate three filipino fishermen rescued off vietnam late last month.
philistineSmug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values In the end, the philistine force is destroyed.
philosophicCharacterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment Another key philosophic assumption is atomism.
philosophicalOf or relating to philosophy or philosophers The flag has many philosophical symbolisms.
phlegmaticShowing little emotion I’m probably a bit more phlegmatic than you about the thing.
phlegmaticalShowing little emotion
phobicSuffering from irrational fears The phobic behavior is old and has it’s roots in nationalism.
phocineOf or relating to seals
phoenicianOf or relating to or characteristic of phoenicia or its inhabitants Phoenician culture disappeared entirely in the motherland.
phonemicOf or relating to phonemes of a particular language The synthesis of phonemic and semantic information.
phoneticOf or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds The international phonetic alphabet uses for the voiced alveolar sibilant.
phoneyFraudulent; having a misleading appearance This is such a phoney non crime.
phonicRelating to speech Left brain is in charge of the phonic language.
phonogramicOf or relating to a phonogram
phonologicOf or relating to phonology Being educated or not does not change your phonologic system.
phonyFraudulent; having a misleading appearance Some of the quotes in that section seem rather phony.
phosphorescentEmitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous There is certainly no phosphorescent screen.
phosphoricContaining or characteristic of phosphorus The active ingredient in coke is phosphoric acid.
phosphorousContaining or characteristic of phosphorus The photocathode and the phosphorous screen define a longitudinal tube axis.
photicOf or relating to or caused by light The depth of the photic zone is affected by seasonal turbidity.
photochemicalOf or relating to or produced by the effects of light on chemical systems Vision is initiated by a photochemical reaction of rhodopsin.
photoconductiveOf or relating to photoconductivity After cleaning, the photoconductive plate is available for reuse.
photoelectricOf or pertaining to photoelectricity Photoelectric sensors monitor the position of the source and target.
photoelectricalOf or pertaining to photoelectricity
photoemissiveOf or relating to photoemission The photoemissive layer at the front of the tube is somewhat volatile.
photogenicLooking attractive in photographs In the semifinal, she took the miss photogenic award.
photographicRelating to photography or obtained by using photography It is also the most common mount for photographic enlarger lenses.
photomechanicalOf or relating to or involving various methods of using photography to make plates for printing It is useful in the photomechanical production of lithographic printing plates.
photometricOf or relating to photometry Such photometric observations also reveal the planet’s size.
photometricalOf or relating to photometry
photosensitiveSensitive to visible light These compounds are particularly useful in photosensitive compositions.
photovoltaicProducing a voltage when exposed to radiant energy (especially light) Legality of photovoltaic systems.
phrasalOf or relating to or functioning as a phrase The same applies to the separable phrasal verbs.
phreaticOf or relating to ground water They are different from magmatic and phreatic eruptions.
phreneticExcessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
phrenicOf or relating to the diaphragm The celiac artery may also give rise to the inferior phrenic arteries.
phrenologicalOf or relating to phrenology A phrenological mapping of the brain.
phyleticOf or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms Phyletic analysis of fifty characters of advanced snakes.
phylliformHaving the shape of a leaf
phyllodialHaving a phyllode
phylogeneticOf or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms Bayesian phylogenetic inference.
physicalInvolving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit The child’s physical development is visible.
physicochemicalRelating to physical chemistry A number of examples is reported and physicochemical data are given.
physiologicOf or consistent with an organism’s normal functioning A wakeful hypometabolic physiologic state.
physiologicalOf or consistent with an organism’s normal functioning He began to examine the physiological effects of laughter in the late 1960s.
physiotherapeuticOf or relating to or used in physical therapy
phytophagicFeeding on plants
phytophagousFeeding on plants Sawflies are a group of largely phytophagous herbivorous insects.
phytophilousFeeding on plants

Adjectives That Start with PI (63 Words)

piagetianOf or relating to or like or in the manner of jean piaget The origins of human intelligence have also been studied in piagetian terms.
pianissimoChiefly a direction or description in music; very soft It ends on a series of trills that calm down to pianissimo.
pianisticSkilled at or adapted for the piano The trio, filled with longing, takes on a pianistic complexity.
pianoUsed chiefly as a direction or description in music Although the cat playing the piano was cute.
picaresqueInvolving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction All his books are highly entertaining, picaresque and politically incorrect.
picayuneSmall and of little importance; People believe that the rumor is picayune.
pickyExacting especially about details I’m not picky as to the exact form.
pictographicConsisting of or characterized by the use of pictographs It demonstrates, for instance, that the roro are not a pictographic system.
pictorialEvoking lifelike images within the mind The images are highly pictorial.
picturalPertaining to or consisting of pictures Then, he explored new graphic and pictural fields using acrylics and color inks.
picturesqueSuggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture The castle is located in the picturesque town of farnham.
piddlingSmall and of little importance; I found a piddling box in the basement.
piebaldHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly Brown color and piebald pattern are not desired.
piecemealOne thing at a time Piecemeal isn’t the way to do this.
piedHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly His guitar is pied while his friend’s is one colored.
piercingPainful as if caused by a sharp instrument The earlobe is the most common body piercing.
pietisticOf or relating to pietism It’s a pietistic deobandi work, not real academic history.
pietisticalExcessively or hypocritically pious
piezoelectricRelating to or involving piezoelectricity Piezoelectric energy harvesting.
pifflingSmall and of little importance; I mean, really, the whole thing is piffling at best.
pigeon-breastedHaving a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets The quote is about the pigeon and statue.
piggishResembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy She has white hair and greedy piggish eyes .
piggyResembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy She thinks that her piggy is very adorable.
pigheadedObstinate and stupid Stop reverting like a pigheaded idiot, and see reasons, please.
pilarOf or relating to a hair You can roam the lush gardens searching out his motorboat, the pilar.
pilaryCovered with hairs especially fine soft ones
pillaredHaving pillars Often the hall was pillared and the pillars adorned with intricate carvings.
piloseCovered with hairs especially fine soft ones They are glabrous or very lightly pilose i.e. with fine soft hair .
pilosebaceousOf or relating to a hair follicle and its sebaceous gland
pilotlessLacking a pilot Pilotless drone aircraft are increasingly used for reconnaissance.
pilousCovered with hairs especially fine soft ones The hair is generally straight and the pilous system well developed.
pimpledBlemished by imperfections of the skin The surface is smooth, with the pimpled side facing inwards toward the blade.
pimplyBlemished by imperfections of the skin Like a pimply teenager, it just makes you look uglier.
pinchbeckServing as an imitation or substitute The inventor allegedly made pinchbeck jewellery clearly labelled as such.
pinealRelating to the pineal body The pineal body lies just above the diencephalon.
pinkOf a light shade of red The flowers are white or pink, in usually pendulous racemes.
pinkishOf a light shade of red I saw white swans and pink flamingo at the zoo.
pinnateFeatherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis Leaves pinnate and alternate on the stem.
pinnatedFeatherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis Pinnated bitterns are almost exclusively wet season breeders.
pinnatifidCleft nearly to the midrib in broad divisions not separated into distinct leaflets The basal leaves are oblong lanceolate, smooth and pinnatifid, with few spines.
pinnatisectCleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets The leaves are pinnatifid to pinnatisect cut with deep opposite lobing .
pinstripedHaving very thin stripes He repeated the same feat in 2006, wearing the black pinstriped jersey.
piousHaving or showing or expressing reverence for a deity After the reign of louis the pious the capitularies became long and diffuse.
piquantHaving an agreeably pungent taste Their flavor has been described as piquant and fresh, with a bright aroma.
piraticalCharacteristic of piracy The eventful history of the mutiny and piratical seizure of hms bounty.
piscatorialRelating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing Also the everlasting piscatorial odour in the village is a testimony to this.
piscatoryRelating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing
piscineOf or relating to fish Are you interested in any piscine related facts
piscivorousFeeding on fishes These fish feed on fish and crustaceans, and as adults are largely piscivorous.
pissedVery drunk And that pissed me off completely.
pistillateHaving gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant Pistillate heads are 2 flowered and lack corolla.
pitch-blackExtremely dark The pitch was the largest in yugoslavia.
pitch-darkExtremely dark Construction went on an almost fevered pitch.
pitchyOf the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal Randy jackson will be back to tell the dawgs their voices are pitchy.
piteousDeserving or inciting pity- galsworthy The girl was piteous enough to make people cry.
pithyConcise and full of meaning- hervey allen The prose should be pithy, avoiding jargon and platitude.
pitiableDeserving or inciting pity- galsworthy It was a wretched, pitiable sight.
pitifulBad; unfortunate The grammar and composition in this article are pitiful.
pitilessWithout mercy or pity John, who is pitiless, was poisoned already in 1425.
pituitaryOf or relating to the pituitary gland By x raying the pituitary gland, the sewlling was reduced.
pivotalBeing of crucial importance- henry kissinger A reportedly pivotal event at the time was the defection of carol tiggs.
pixilatedVery drunk If you can fix the pixilated gof map or svg that tiny png emblem, great.
pizzicatoTo be plucked with the finger The musicians play pizzicato throughout their performance.

Adjectives That Start with PL (92 Words)

placableEasily calmed or pacified
placatingIntended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions You do so by identifying and placating reverters.
placativeIntended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions
placatoryIntended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions Henceforth the ceremonial, instead of placatory and expiatory, became nuptial.
placeableCapable of being recognized Both the switch and the ball are placeable in debug mode in the final game.
placentalPertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta Eutheria are the placental mammals.
placidFree from disturbance by heavy waves The man was placid even though he was shocked.
placoidAs the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks Sharks are entirely covered by placoid scales.
plagiarisedCopied and passed off as your own If it is a statement of fact, it can’t be plagiarised.
plagiaristicCopied and passed off as your own Please produce a version that is in no way plagiaristic.
plagioclasticOf or relating to plagioclase
plagueyLikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease- jonathan swift
plaguyCausing irritation or annoyance
plainLacking patterns especially in color Alexandra was plain and unsophisticated.
plainspokenUsing simple and direct language Larry dever was the stereotypical border lawman eloquent but plainspoken, uncomplicated yet full of conviction.
plaintiveExpressing sorrow The song features a plaintive acoustic guitar part.
planarInvolving two dimensions Planar laser induced fluorescence.
planateHaving been flattened
planeHaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another I have a private plane.
planetalOf or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
planetaryHaving no fixed course The sun is the planetary ruler of the zodiac sign leo.
plangentLoud and resounding I could hear loud and plangent sound.
planktonicOf or relating to plankton They have no planktonic larval stage.
planlessAimlessly drifting The critics turn out to be speechless and planless.
plannedPlanned in advance The schedule was meticulously planned.
planoconcaveFlat on one side and concave on the other
planoconvexFlat on one side and convex on the other
planographicOf or relating to or involving planography Zincography was a planographic printing process that used zinc plates.
plant-eatingFeeding on plants I like eating an octopus.
plantalOf or relating to plants
plantarRelating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot Proper plantar digital nerves of medial plantar nerve.
plantigradeWalking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do) Humans are an example of a plantigrade species.
plasteredCovered with a coat of plaster The exterior is plastered and the roof is tiled.
plasticCapable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material) Woodforce tackles glass as plastic reinforcement.
platelikeAs the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks In platy structure, the units are flat and platelike.
platitudinalDull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
platitudinousDull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality The speech was long and, i can now see, rather platitudinous.
platonicOf or relating to or characteristic of plato or his philosophy The relationship is platonic in the film, but romantic in the book.
platonisticPertaining to or characteristic of or in accordance with platonism So don’t try to make the clifford nonsense satisfying in a platonistic sense.
platyrhineOf or related to new world monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
platyrhinianOf or related to new world monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
platyrrhineOf or related to new world monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses It seems to be this can definitely be classified as a platyrrhine.
platyrrhinianOf or related to new world monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
platyrrhinicOf or related to new world monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
plausibleGiven to or characterized by presenting specious arguments Is this a plausible mechanism for evolution of senescence
plausiveExpressing or manifesting praise or approval
playableCapable of or suitable for being played or played on- p.h.lang The table included both playable and non playable weapons.
playfulFull of fun and high spirits The snover was very playful and wanted to be with someone.
pleasantHaving pleasing manners or behavior The evening walk is pleasant and mind relaxing.
pleasedExperiencing or manifesting pleasure The french were not pleased with the treaty.
pleasingGiving pleasure and satisfaction The layout isn’t particularly pleasing to the eye.
pleasinglyGiving pleasure and satisfaction The composition is pleasing, and the angle is dramatic.
pleasurableAffording satisfaction or pleasure It is therefore logical and pleasurable to be vegan.
plebeianOf or associated with the great masses of people The luculli were a plebeian family.
plenaryFull in all respects The october plenary session of 1974 addressed the topic of christian ethics.
plenteousAffording an abundant supply Assam is bestowed with vast and varied aquatic life covering spannning hectares that support plenteous fresh water fish biodiversity.
plentifulExisting in great number or quantity In the second year the fern grew more vibrant and plentiful.
pleochroicOf or relating to or having pleochroism It is pleochroic with o blue green and e almost colorless.
pleomorphicRelating to or characterized by pleomorphism Pleomorphic gram positive, nonmotile and acid fast rods.
pleonasticRepetition of same sense in different words These are only some of the possible pleonastic constructions.
pleuralOf or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax Pleurodesis is done to prevent recurrence of pneumothorax or pleural effusion.
pleuriticCapable of being shaped or bent or drawn out The ‘ashtabandhanam’ paste is pliable like rubber.
pleurocarpousHaving the archegonia on short lateral branches
pliableAble to adjust readily to different conditions The stroking tool stand comprises pliable legs and suction cups.
pliantCapable of being influenced or formed She is pliant and quiet.
ploddingSlow and laborious The chapter closes with his plodding to the outhouse and defecating.
ploughedBroken and turned over with a plow It ploughed into the marshy ground, it broke, it overturned.
pluckyMarked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited-judith crist It had a plucky boy hero and dead parents, for god’s sake.
plumagedHaving or covered in plumage; often used as a combining form They are brightly plumaged and with enormous colourful bills.
plumateHaving an ornamental plume or feathery tuft Also, without immigration, the country’s population would plumate.
plumbExactly vertical It is difficult to plumb other people’s mind.
plumbableCapable of being sounded or measured for depth
plumbaginaceousOf or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family plumbaginaceae
plumbicRelating to or consisting of lead
plumbousRelating to or consisting of lead It is also known as lead chloride, lead dichloride, and plumbous chloride.
plumedHaving or covered with or abounding in plumes Depicted as a plumed serpent with two faces, one of life, and one of death.
plumelikeResembling a plume The fruit is an achene equipped with a long plumelike style.
plumlikeResembling a plum fruit
plummyVery desirable The finish is long, with a fruity, plummy aftertaste with some spiciness.
plumoseHaving an ornamental plume or feathery tuft The gills, clustered and plumose, are also orange and arranged near the anus.
plumpSufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; The hindlegs are noticeably thicker than the forelegs, almost plump.
plumpingSufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; To the annangs, plump women were seen as beautiful.
plumyHaving or covered with or abounding in plumes Flesh is extra sweet and juicy, with a plumy aftertaste.
pluperfectMore than perfect Many writers don’t understand the use of the pluperfect very well.
pluralGrammatical number category referring to two or more items or units Underline the plural form of the word.
plusOn the positive side or higher end of a scale Plus the etymology of the name is clear.
plushCharacterized by extravagance and profusion The term also encompasses plush, cloth and latex dolls.
plushyCharacterized by extravagance and profusion This is a plushy velour like material often used for hotel blankets.
plutocraticOf or relating to or characteristic of a plutocrat Today, plutocratic women hold fabulous wealth in their own names.
plutocraticalOf or relating to or characteristic of a plutocrat
plutonianOf or relating to or characteristic of hades or tartarus Over time, the motivations of the plutonian become clear to the reader.
plutonicOf igneous rock that has solidified beneath the earth’s surface; granite or diorite or gabbro To each plutonic rock its proper name.

Adjectives That Start with PN, PO (145 Words)

pneumaticOf or relating to or using air (or a similar gas) Eight pneumatic tires support the rear portion of the compactor.
pneumococcalOf or derived from or caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus Pneumococcal pneumonia is more common in the very young and the very old.
pneumogastricOf or relating to or involving the lungs and stomach
pneumonicPertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia Pneumonic devices are breathing devices.
pockedUsed of paved surfaces having holes or pits The countryside became pocked with fortifications, many small and ill manned.
pocketableSmall enough to be carried in a garment pocket
pockmarkedMarked by or as if by smallpox or acne or other eruptive skin disease The badge was stained with blood and pockmarked by buckshot.
podgyShort and plump Podgy and i will huddle around the unlit fire to keep warm.
podlikeResembling a pod The fruit is a flat podlike silique less than a centimeter long.
poeticOf or relating to poetry It reflects his aptness of writing poetic drama.
poeticalCharacteristic of or befitting poetry Selected poetical and prose works.
poeticallyOf or relating to poets His letters are poetic.
poignantArousing affect It’s soft at the centre, poignant and deadpan funny.
poikilothermicOf animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment This makes them homeothermic when active, and poikilothermic when at rest.
poikilothermousOf animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment
point-blankClose enough to go straight to the target The paper is blank.
pointedDirect and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant Note the pointed shape of the arches.
pointillistOf or relating to pointillism You leave that in there pointillist.
pointillisticOf or relating to pointillism It’s not just pointillistic music.
pointlessServing no useful purpose; having no excuse for being This pointless, artless article wouldn’t be one of them.
poisedIn full control of your faculties Us poised to veer off fiscal cliff as house postpones budget vote.
poisonousNot safe to eat The plant is poisonous.
pokeySmall and remote and insignificant It provides keen insight for beginners and pokey veterans as well.
pokyWasting time My own knowledge is very poky.
polarHaving a pair of equal and opposite charges The curves are defined by the polar equation.
polarographicOf or involving polarography A polarographic cell for measuring partial pressure of oxygen in a fluid in which the detector electrode and the reference electrode are immersed in an electrolyte at least partially absorbed in a rigid insulating material.
polemicOf or involving dispute or controversy The question and answer are polemic and of doubtful accuracy.
polemicalOf or involving dispute or controversy At the moment, the article just reproduces the polemical content.
polemoniaceousOf or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family polemoniaceae
policy-makingConcerned with policy, not administration The men deadened the policy.
polishOf or relating to poland or its people or culture He used polish to clean the kitchen.
polishedShowing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience The surface of the coating is polished.
politeShowing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc. The girl has a polite bearing.
politicSmoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication She is very politic when making decisions.
politicalInvolving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians- daniel goleman Political consequences were inconsiderable.
pollutedRendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution The territory of the zone is polluted unevenly.
pollyannaishPleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
poltroonCharacterized by complete cowardliness
polyandrousHaving more than one husband at a time For example, polyandrous forms of marriage are the norm.
polyatomicOf or relating to a molecule made up of more than two atoms This was the first polyatomic molecule to be so detected.
polychromaticComposed of more than one wavelength A test sample is held by a holder and is illuminated by polychromatic light.
polychromeHaving or exhibiting many colors The presbytery and the crypts contain 12th century polychrome mosaics.
polychromicHaving or exhibiting many colors The station is noted for its fine iron, glass, and polychromic brickwork.
polycrystallineComposed of aggregates of crystals A layer of polycrystalline silicon is formed thereover.
polydactylOf or relating to a person (or other vertebrate) having more than the normal number of digits Perhaps using the term polydactyl.
polydactylousOf or relating to a person (or other vertebrate) having more than the normal number of digits
polyestrousHaving more than one period of estrus per year Lions do not mate at any specific time of year, and the females are polyestrous.
polygenicOf or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes A general model of combined polygenic and cultural inheritance.
polyglotHaving a command of or composed in many languages It better describes the scope of this polyglot dictionary of dialects.
polygynousHaving more than one wife at a time The ‘harem’ does not refer to a sanctuary for the wives of a polygynous person.
polymericOf or relating to or consisting of a polymer C. to obtain an amorphous polymeric film.
polymorphemicConsisting of two or more morphemes
polymorphicRelating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population The tree is perennial and highly polymorphic.
polymorphousHaving or occurring in several distinct forms Every single work is polymorphous.
polynesianOf or relating to polynesia or its people or culture An overweight, super morbidly obese polynesian cross dresser.
polynomialHaving the character of a polynomial Consider the problem of factoring the polynomial.
polyoestrousHaving more than one period of estrus per year
polyoicousHaving several forms of gametoecia on the same plant
polypetalousHaving a corolla composed of many separated or distinct petals
polyphaseOf an electrical system that uses or generates two or more alternating voltages of the same frequency but differing in phase angle The concept of the polyphase matrix allows matrix decomposition.
polyploidOf a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes Polyploid lizards are also quite common and parthenogenetic.
polysemanticOf words; having many meanings
polysemousOf words; having many meanings The meanings of a polysemous word. for example,
polysyllabicHaving or characterized by words of more than three syllables No need to be more polysyllabic than necessary.
polysyntheticForming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning Bireflectance is white to brownish, and has twinning polysynthetic, universal.
polytonalUsing more than one key or tonality simultaneously From 1919, pijper’s music can be described as polytonal.
polyunsaturatedHaving many unsaturated bonds Catalpic acid is a conjugated polyunsaturated fatty acid.
polyvalentHaving more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher A recording sheet for pressure sensitive copying paper is produced by coating on a support a coating composition containing a water soluble polyvalent metal salt and then a coating composition containing an alkali metal salt or an ammonium salt of an aromatic carboxylic acid.
pomadedGroomed with pomade Recently, heavily gelled or pomaded spiked hair has become a common stereotype.
pompousCharacterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display Gassman’s overbearing and pompous recitation was also perfect for the role.
ponderableCapable of being weighed or considered- james jeans What made you so ponderable
ponderousSlow and laborious because of weight The size of the article is ponderous already.
pontificalPuffed up with vanity- newsweek The current undersecretary of the pontifical council is flaminia giovanelli.
poorHaving little money or few possessions She befriends the poor man.
poor-spiritedLacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful The king also has a daughter, the beautiful and spirited leonida.
poorerLacking in specific resources, qualities or substances The rich embittered the poor.
poorestNot sufficient to meet a need She befriends the poor man.
poorlySomewhat ill or prone to illness The incidence of rupture is poorly defined.
popNew and of general appeal (especially among young people) She is in the pop band.
popeyedWith eyes or mouth open in surprise
popishOf or relating to or supporting romanism The decade culminated in the popish plot and the exclusion crisis.
poplitealOf or relating to the area behind the knee joint Also, it may arise from the oblique popliteal ligament.
popularNew and of general appeal (especially among young people) She’s popular despite her malevolence.
populousDensely populated It is the most populous district in the province.
porcineRepellently fat The man bought porcine stuffed animal for gift.
poriferousFull of pores or vessels or holes
pornographicDesigned to arouse lust Pentalties against pornographic involvement.
poroseForming a continuous series of pores
porousFull of pores or vessels or holes The semi porous cake is cooled and found to be friable.
porphyriticConsisting of porphyry or containing large crystals in a fine groundmass of minerals Porphyritic now refers to a texture of igneous rocks.
portLocated on the left side of a ship or aircraft Tobruk was a port with strategical importance.
portableEasily or conveniently transported The lifesaver bottle is a portable water purification device.
portentousOf momentous or ominous significance- herman melville Take a collection of stories, connect them through portentous themes and watch it all spin.
porticoedMarked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure In front of the basilica was a porticoed atrium.
portlyEuphemisms for `fat’ He was portly and had a large appetite.
portugueseOf or relating to or characteristic of portugal or the people of portugal or their language Homesickness can’t be translated as nostalgia in portuguese.
poshElegant and fashionable- julia child And he’s really posh, not fake posh like colin.
positionableCapable of being positioned A seat proportioned to accommodate a child is positionable within the frame.
positionalOf or relating to or determined by position Both parameters are positional and optional.
positivePersuaded of; very sure No real positive consequences emerged of his subjection.
positivisticOf or relating to positivism I have to ask, this isn’t some positivistic allophone inventory, is it
possessiveServing to express or indicate possession I always thought that the possessive had to have the apostrophe.
possibleCapable of happening or existing It is absolutely with all possible swiftness.
postalOf or relating to the system for delivering mail He can barely remember his postal code.
postbiblicalSubsequent to biblical times
postdiluvianExisting or occurring after noah’s flood
postdoctoralOf or relating to study or research that is done after work for the doctoral degree has been completed Graduate and early postdoctoral education.
postedPublicly announced The australian born bombshell posted the sultry snapshot.
posteriorLocated at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure The interstice has similar tubercle on posterior declivity.
postexilicOf or relating to the period in jewish history after 539 bc (after the babylonian captivity) Jaddua was a the son of jonathan and a high priest during the postexilic period.
postganglionicBeyond or distal to a ganglion (referring especially to the unmyelinated fibers that originate from cells in autonomic ganglia) They contain unmyelinated postganglionic sympathetic fibers.
postglacialRelating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period The canal utilizes a postglacial depression and numerous valleys.
postgraduateOf or relating to studies beyond a bachelor’s degree The postgraduate programme was started in 1978.
posthumousOccurring or coming into existence after a person’s death Maria, the posthumous child was born during the summer of 1192.
postictalPertaining to the period following a seizure or convulsion The seizure ends with a period of unconsciousness the postictal state .
postindustrialOf or relating to a society or economy marked by a lessened importance of manufacturing and an increase of services, information, and research Postindustrial, extreme right movements know where to find the eb, too.
postmenopausalSubsequent to menopause It is used in the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
postmeridianAfter noon
postmillennialOf or relating to the period following the millennium
postmodernOf or relating to postmodernism Constructed in the postmodern style is mostly of steel.
postmodernistOf or relating to postmodernism Most of the notable architecture in dallas is modernist and postmodernist.
postmortalOccurring or done after death Some graves show evidence of postmortal manipulations of the bones.
postmortemOccurring or done after death Postmortem examinations on the victims showed signs of foul play.
postnatalOccurring immediately after birth Prenatal and postnatal cellularity of the human corneal endothelium.
postnuptialRelating to events after a marriage There may be many reasons to obtain a postnuptial agreement.
postoperativeHappening or done after a surgical operation Prediction of regrets in postoperative transsexuals.
postpaidUsed especially of mail; paid in advance Zong provides a set of five prepaid and postpaid packages.
postpartumOccurring immediately after birth Postpartum psychosis is the most severe form of postpartum psychiatric illness.
postpositivePlaced after another word In both languages, single nouns use a postpositive definite article.
postprandialFollowing a meal (especially dinner) A more precise term for this condition is idiopathic postprandial syndrome.
postulationalOf or relating to or derived from axioms- s.s.stevens
posturalOf or relating to or involving posture Postural control and sensory integration in cervical dystonia.
postwarBelonging to the period after a war The end of the war is the same as the postwar period.
potableSuitable for drinking The water is potable but not palatable.
potbelliedHaving a large belly But akhnenaten also had that weird flat forehead potbellied thing going.
potboundGrown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots They are very tolerant of underpotting and seem to bloom best when potbound.
potentHaving great influence The quadrille is a potent symbol of french antillean culture.
potentialExpected to become or be; in prospect The potential for gaming the system is immense.
potholedUsed of paved surfaces having holes or pits Normally done while on heavily potholed roads.
pottyMarked by foolish or unreasoning fondness The slough is a strange creature and used to be a potty.
pouchedHaving a pouch Pouched rats are a group of african rodents in the subfamily cricetomyinae.
pouchlikeShaped like a pouch It is club shaped with a pouchlike lower lip and a narrow, hooked upper lip.
powderyAs if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder Powdery mildew and verticillium wilt can also cause trouble.
powerfulStrong enough to knock down or overwhelm He was the most powerful gladiator.
powerlessLacking power Hence the sovereign was practically powerless in the temple affairs.

Adjectives That Start with PR (341 Words)

practicableCapable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are The best practicable solution was offered by the firm.
practicalGuided by practical experience and observation rather than theory Casuistry takes a relentlessly practical approach to morality.
practicedHaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude I’ve practiced playing piano.
praetorialOf or relating to a roman praetor The edict was a statement of praetorial policy or decision.
praetorianCharacteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the praetorian guard with respect to corruption or political venality Marcellus was martyred with a sword by the deputy praetorian prefect.
pragmaticGuided by practical experience and observation rather than theory Inquiry in the pragmatic paradigm.
pragmaticalOf or concerning the theory of pragmatism A pragmatical person, a busybody.
praisefulFull of or giving praise I find it more damning than praiseful in its overall thrust.
praiseworthyWorthy of high praise The book as a whole is praiseworthy.
praisingFull of or giving praise The review was in initially praising.
prakriticOf or relating to prakrit
prandialOf or relating to a meal Or am i affected by a post prandial port.
prankishNaughtily or annoyingly playful I was in a little prankish mood earlier and created this account for such acts.
prayerfulDisposed to pray or appearing to pray To know the miracle of prayerful peace.
pre-emptiveDesigned or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence Pre fermentation cold maceration is sometimes carried out.
pre-existingExisting previously or before something Cold pre fermentation maceration is sometimes carried out.
preachyInclined to or marked by tedious moralization Just look at the insultingly preachy title.
preadolescentOf or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12 He was known as the smart preadolescent young man of the evans family.
preanalSituated in front of the anus Males with enlarged preanal and femoral scales, but without pores.
precancerousOf or relating to a growth that is not malignant but is likely to become so if not treated It is sometimes described as precancerous..
precariousNot secure; beset with difficulties The state of the hieromonk was precarious.
precastOf structural members especially of concrete; cast into form before being transported to the site of installation Flexicore is a type of precast, prestressed concrete floor slab.
precativeExpressing entreaty or supplication
precatoryExpressing entreaty or supplication Precatory, sure, but worth a shot.
precautionalTaken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure
precautionaryTaken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure Precautionary procedures at the fill station.
precedentPreceding in time, order, or significance The policy is muddy, and the precedent is unclear.
precedentedHaving or supported or justified by a precedent That’s acceptable and is precedented.
precedentialHaving precedence (especially because of longer service) In this case, we use the precedential law used by the editors for a long time.
precedingOf a person who has held and relinquished a position or office The immediately preceding argument is cogent and persuasive.
preciousOf high worth or cost The inlaid floors of the hall contain precious woods.
precipitantDone with very great haste and without due deliberation- shakespeare- arthur geddes She is trying to calm down her precipitant temper.
precipitateDone with very great haste and without due deliberation- shakespeare- arthur geddes The precipitate then is recovered from the solution.another is treated with potassium fluoride to precipitate aluminum and titrated to determine acid.
precipitatingDone with very great haste and without due deliberation- shakespeare- arthur geddes The precipitate then is recovered from the solution.another is treated with potassium fluoride to precipitate aluminum and titrated to determine acid.
precipitousDone with very great haste and without due deliberation- shakespeare- arthur geddes After decades of precipitous decline, the downtown area shows signs of renewal.
preciseCharacterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct She is a precise, unprejudiced and sensitive observer.
preclinicalOf or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared Targeted microbubbles are under preclinical development.
preclusiveMade impossible It may be prudent to consider the variance in preclusive effect of decisions from different fora.
precocialCovered with down and having eyes open; capable of leaving the nest within a few days The chicks covered in black down, precocial and nidifugous.
precociousCharacterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude) He was precocious and was already a teacher in 1462.
precognitiveForeseeing the future Her power is precognitive and its quite powerful.
preconceivedFormed beforehand; especially without evidence or through prejudice You are using preconceived circular arguments.
preconcertedPreviously arranged or agreed on
preconditionedHaving already been put into a suitable condition The preconditioned conjugate gradient method.
precookedCooked partially or completely beforehand The ration is supplemented with precooked or freeze dried rice.
precooledCooled in advance The bulbs may be precooled and forced for cut flowers.
precordialIn front of the heart; involving the precordium The precordial leads aren’t even properly placed.
precursoryWarning of future misfortune This was a precursory form of the first law of thermodynamics.
predaceousLiving by or given to victimizing others for personal gain- peter s. prescott The predaceous larvae grow under bark or in leaf litter.
predaciousHunting and killing other animals for food Most larvae of this subfamily are predacious.
predatoryLiving by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey The other main predatory threat is the puma like fossa.
predestinarianOf or relating to predestination; holding the doctrine of predestination
predestinateEstablished or prearranged unalterably
predestinedEstablished or prearranged unalterably The relatives predestined them to get married.
predicativeOf adjectives; relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentence A syntactic analysis of the sentence is then done to verify that these plain words correspond to a predicative structure.
predictableCapable of being foretold The placement of stress is predictable.
predictiveOf or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions We are now testing the predictive part of the analysis.
predigestedArtificially partially digested as by enzymatic action
predominantHaving superior power and influence The mangrove is the predominant form of vegetation.
predominateHaving superior power and influence Italians predominate in the capital, curitiba and in the coast.
preeminentGreatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement Krashen is the preeminent scholar in the field of language acquisition.
preemptiveDesigned or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence That would make the war preemptive.
preexistentExisting previously or before something Nothing here seems to justify a preexistent sassanid use of term.
preexistingExisting previously or before something Preexisting heart insufficiency can be worsened.
prefabManufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere See british post war temporary prefab houses.
prefadedHaving been given a faded (weathered) appearance by artificial means
prefatorialServing as an introduction or preface
prefatoryServing as an introduction or preface Cavendish also includes a prefatory letter to natural philosophers.
prefecturalOf or relating to a prefecture They also pillaged the prefectural treasury.
preferableMore desirable than another In this case, the remake is the preferable source.
preferentPreferred above all others and treated with partiality
preferentialManifesting partiality The preferential attachment process does not incorporate the taking away part.
preferredPreferred above all others and treated with partiality He preferred the arcadia of the countryside.
prefigurativeIndistinctly prophetic Perspectives on prefigurative politics.
prefrontalAnterior to a frontal structure These features are instantiated in the prefrontal cortex.
pregnantRich in significance or implication Quite obviously, testubes can’t be pregnant or gestate.
prehensileHaving a keen intellect- a.t.quiller-couch Among the most notable changes was a prehensile tongue.
prehistoricBelonging to or existing in times before recorded history The novel concerns the prehistoric adventures of tharn.
prehistoricalBelonging to or existing in times before recorded history Archeological evidence in coastal areas show prehistorical settlements.
prejudicedEmanating from a person’s emotions and prejudices Those are the product of your prejudiced mind.
prejudicialCausing harm or injury The article also describes the term as prejudicial and pejorative.
prejudiciousTending to favor preconceived ideas
prelapsarianOf or relating to the time before the fall of adam and eve Vibrant hues for prelapsarian innocence; bleached tones for the budding adult.
preliminaryDenoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding I was able to triangulate a preliminary search area.
preliterateNot yet having acquired the ability to read and write This seems to assert that the use of the runic alphabet was preliterate.
premaritalRelating to events before a marriage Premarital negotiations lasted almost a year and a half.
prematureUncommonly early or before the expected time The message was premature and we see the results today.
premedicalPreceding and preparing for the study of medicine Phi delta epsilon has medical and premedical chapters all over the world.
premeditatedCharacterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning Other sources claim that the attack was premeditated.
premenopausalPrior to menopause It is a disorder of premenopausal age.
premenstrualOf or relating to or occurring during the period just before menstruation Vitamin b6 has long been publicized as a cure for premenstrual syndrome pms .
premierPreceding all others in time The is one of the premier quizzing bodies in pune.
premierePreceding all others in time She came to the premiere of the film.
premiumHaving or reflecting superior quality or value The insured must pay the insurer the premium each term.
premonitoryWarning of future misfortune They can sometimes be a premonitory sign of parkinsons disease.
prenatalOccurring or existing before birth Prenatal alcohol exposure is the cause of fetal alcohol syndrome.
prenominalOf adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify Group numbers with prenominal unit nouns but not with other prenominal nouns.
prenuptialRelating to events before a marriage There are several ways that a prenuptial agreement can be attacked in court.
preoccupiedHaving or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something The boy seems to be preoccupied with romance.
preoperativeHappening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation Patients undergoing anesthesia usually undergo preoperative evaluation.
prepackagedPrepared and wrapped beforehand and ready for sale Prepackaged meals may come with a disposable plastic spork.
prepackedPrepared and wrapped beforehand and ready for sale The bearings are prepacked with a lubricant.
prepaidUsed especially of mail; paid in advance History of the prepaid mobile phone.
preparativePreceding and preparing for something The preparative technique involves reacting indomethacin with tropic acid.
preparatoryPreceding and preparing for something The school is split into the preparatory school and the senior school.
preparedEquipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources The emolument was not yet prepared.
preponderantHaving superior power and influence There were some pretty preponderant themes to go around.
preponderatingHaving superior power and influence
prepositionalOf or relating to or formed with a preposition We observed that these long content word runs generally originate from the prepositional phrase and subject complement positions, providing a linguistic basis for a dense neighbourhood of long runs of content words signalling a semantic locus of the writing.
prepossessingCreating a favorable impression
preposterousIncongruous;inviting ridicule The whole situation is preposterous.
preprandialPreceding a meal (especially dinner) Postprandial means after eating a meal while preprandial is before a meal.
prepubertalAt the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth Pedophilia is a sexual act or desire oriented at prepubertal boys or girls.
prepubescentAt the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth Prepubescent girls and boys are affected equally.
prepupalOf an inactive stage in the development of some insects, between the larval and the pupal stages Prepupal larvae take on a pinkish cast.
prerecordedRecorded at one time for transmission later Alkivar’s edit directly claims that the prerecorded sequences are vocal.
prerequisiteRequired as a prior condition or course of study Ordination to the priesthood is a prerequisite to preside in the church.
presbyopicAble to see distant objects clearly
prescientPerceiving the significance of events before they occur-r.h.rovere Clearly, i was very prescient at the time
prescribedFormally laid down or imposed The doctors correctly prescribed medication to relieve the spasm.
prescriptionAvailable only with a doctor’s written prescription Legislation may require the pharmacist sign the prescription.
prescriptivePertaining to giving directives or rules The problem lies with the prescriptive criteria in my opinion.
presentTemporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration Malaria is present in the country.
present-dayBelonging to the present time The position has continued uninterrupted to the present day.
presentableFit to be seen And according to the presentable facts, it is.
presentationalOf or relating to a presentation (especially in psychology or philosophy) Borders are presentational elements.
preservableCapable of being preserved There is therefore not preservable material in this article.
preservativeTending or having the power to preserve The solvent also acts as a preservative.
preservedPrevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use Some texts in the demotic are also preserved.
presetSet in advance One display on the preset input station displays the preset distance.
presidentialRelating to a president or presidency It was scarcely mentioned in the presidential campaigns.
presocraticBefore the time of socrates According to the article, he was a presocratic greek philosopher.
pressedCompacted by ironing I’m hard pressed to seethe notability of either.
pressingCompelling immediate action What can we do about the pressing situation
pressorIncreasing (or tending to increase) blood pressure A pressor response to exercise has been suggested as a mechanism.
prestigiousExerting influence by reason of high status or prestige It is one of the prestigious trains of the southern railway.
prestissimoAs fast as possible A crescendo leads to the ‘prestissimo’ coda of the movement and of the piece.
prestoVery fast Towards the end the tempo is increased to presto.
presumableCapable of being inferred on slight grounds What would you do to make it presumable
presumptiveHaving a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance Edmund was actually the heir presumptive to the throne.
presumptuousExcessively forward The statement seems presumptuous.
presymptomaticOf or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared It is also known as ‘presymptomatic testing’.
preteenOf or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12 Preadolescence and preteen marked at center left.
pretendImagined as in a play But let’s not pretend it’s the end of the world.
pretendedAdopted in order to deceive His behavior was pretended.
pretentiousTawdry or vulgar He holds a pretentious attitude.
preternaturalExisting outside of or not in accordance with nature-aldous huxley I believe this word ‘preternatural’ is somewhat ambiguous.
pretorialOf or relating to a roman praetor
pretorianCharacteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the praetorian guard with respect to corruption or political venality
prettierUnexpectedly bad It is pretty much the definition of diligence.
prettyUnexpectedly bad It is pretty much the definition of diligence.
prevailingMost frequent or common This is the prevailing perception of the campus culture.
prevalentMost frequent or common The problem is prevalent throughout the paragraph.
prevenientIn anticipation They see the ceremony additionally as a celebration of god’s prevenient grace.
preventableCapable of being prevented- a.l.guerard This type of goitre is easily preventable.
preventativeTending to prevent or hinder Blocking is supposed to be preventative, not to punish.
preventivePreventing or contributing to the prevention of disease It was the organization’s first preventive action.
previousJust preceding something else in time or order I found the previous sentence uninformative.
prewarExisting or belonging to a time before a war It also doesn’t say it was prewar material.
priapicOverly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality You did not see the point of the priapic example.
pricelessHaving incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth It’s priceless, incalculable in value.
priceyHaving a high price They can be tiered from cheap to pricey.
pricklyHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc. Kashino is unsociable, straightforward, and can be prickly at times.
pricyHaving a high price It was a bit pricy but no regrets though.
pridefulJoyful and proud especially because of triumph or success He is prideful of his status as a soldier.
priestlikeBefitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood
priestlyAssociated with the priesthood or priests The brahmins were the priestly caste of the aryan peoples.
priggishExaggeratedly proper She is priggish.
primExaggeratedly proper It is difficult to work with people who are prim.
primaIndicating the most important performer or role The ballet launched the career of prima ballerina juliette price.
prima donnaIndicating the most important performer or role Everyone wants to visit the prima restaurant in the city.
primaevalHaving existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state Strange primeval creatures roam the woods.
primalHaving existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state The section is not about the primal life.
primaryOf first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary The primary side effect is hypoglycemia.
primeUsed of the first or originating agent Rumour says he was a prime philanderer.
primedOf or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers Israeli prime minister praised the move with incrediblepromptitude.
primevalHaving existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state Dinosaurs fossils are primeval.
primiparousOf or relating to a woman who has given birth only once Known risk factors are age over 30, primiparous and late delivery.
primitiveLittle evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type The olenillina are one of the most primitive tribes.
primoThe best of its kind Primo lost this match after a distraction from carlito.
primordialHaving existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state It also represents a primordial black hole of israeli social injustice.
princelyRich and superior in quality His generosity was on a princely scale.
principalMost important element The parents remonstrated to the school principal.
principledBased on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality A principled exception of the coordinate structure constraint.
printableFit for publication because free of material that is morally or legally objectionable They affect the article’s printable version.
priorEarlier in time It is possible that the front light was moved back prior to deactivation.
prismaticOf or relating to or resembling or constituting a prism Truncated square prismatic honeycomb.
prisonlikeResembling a prison
prissyExcessively fastidious and easily disgusted A prissy scientist named dr. quad was also called in.
pristineCompletely free from dirt or contamination The east side of the wilderness contains the uniquely pristine peoples canyon.
privateConcerning one person exclusively I have a private plane.
privilegedNot subject to usual rules or penalties The contents of mediation are privileged.
privyHidden from general view or use Only matthew is privy to the angelic visitation.
prizeOf superior grade Black was ineligible for the prize.
prizedOf superior grade The prize was adjudicated by the president.
prizewinningHolding first place in a contest You’re on to something nobel prizewinning either way.
proIn favor of (an action or proposal etc.) Pro israel groups sue usaid to scuttle palestinian aid.
pro-choiceAdvocating a woman’s right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion) I am pro of this debate.
pro-lifeAdvocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions) The con argument is the negation of a pro.
proactiveControlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens But we need to be proactive to do this.
probabilisticOf or relating to or based on probability Probabilistic induction remains the methodology of choice.
probableApparently destined The probable cause was malnutrition.
probativeTending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation But the address is not probative.
probatoryTending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation The probatory value of that link is ‘zero’.
probingDiligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation The detectives are probing the current case.
problematicMaking great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe The construction of the tunnel was problematic.
problematicalMaking great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe Its venom is not problematical for humans.
procaryoticHaving cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei
proceduralOf or relating to procedure These are the facts and procedural history of the case.
processionalOf or relating to or characteristic of a procession Behind this is a golden processional cross.
proconsularOf or relating to or typical of a proconsul Any exercise of proconsular imperium in any other province was illegal.
procreativeProducing new life or offspring They dissociate the sexual act from the procreative act.
procrusteanOf or relating to the mythical giant procrustes or the mode of torture practiced by him There are still a few pov issues, eg the ‘procrustean bed’ thing.
procumbentHaving stems that trail along the ground without putting down roots The upper incisors are procumbent and heavily pigmented with orange.
procurableCapable of being obtained No bedstead or mattress was procurable.
prodigalRecklessly wasteful Bull schitt, the prodigal son, left home to travel the world.
prodigiousFar beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree His prodigious talent stems from his lack of certain areas of the brain.
prodromalSymptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease I have no problem with prodromal.
prodromicSymptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease
productiveProducing or capable of producing (especially abundantly) Fecund is another word for ‘fertile, fruitful, productive’.
profanatoryProfaning or tending to desecrate
profaneCharacterized by profanity or cursing Otto barely discusses the profane in the holy.
profanedGrossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred Despite being the youngest of his friends he is consistently the most profane.
professionalOf or relating to or suitable as a profession Professional welders were hired for the teaser.
professorialRelating to or characteristic of professors Desperate for income, perlman tried to obtain a professorial position.
proficientHaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude The polearm is the dragoon’s most proficient weapon.
profitableYielding material gain or profit Agronomists study sustainable ways to make soils more productive and profitable.
profitlessWithout profit or reward- d.d.eisenhower- shakespeare He supports a profitless wage system.
profligateUnrestrained by convention or morality Like his brother, he was profligate with the great family wealth.
profoundDeep and complete The game was a profound embarrassment for the lakers.
profuseProduced or growing in extreme abundance The atlanta suffered profuse leaking.
progestationalOf or relating to progesterone (or to a drug with effects like those of progesterone) This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.
prognathicHaving a projecting lower jaw
prognathousHaving a projecting lower jaw The skull lacks supraorbital tori and can be considered somewhat prognathous.
prognosticOf or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions Prognosis and prognostic indicator in mds.
prognosticativeOf or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
progressiveInvolving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position The russian futurists were both progressive and optimistic.
prohibitiveTending to discourage (especially of prices) In 1822, the prohibitive point was lowered to 70s.
prohibitoryTending to discourage (especially of prices) For the second time in a span of three months, prohibitory orders have been clamped in the capital city.
proinflammatoryTending to cause inflammation This results in no proinflammatory gene expression or release.
projectileImpelling or impelled forward The assembly is held together by wrapping the projectile.
prokaryoticHaving cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei Ef tu is one of the prokaryotic elongation factors.
prolateRounded like an egg The grains are prolate, striate, and tricolpate.
proletarianBelonging to or characteristic of the proletariat Overall, the election result was disappointing for the proletarian parties.
prolificBearing in abundance especially offspring The show was the creation of prolific television producer norman lear.
prolixTediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length The text is needlessly prolix.
prolongedDrawn out or made longer spatially Therefore, shooting of the film was prolonged.
prolusoryOf or relating to or having the character of a prolusion
prominentHaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention They were a prominent local recusant catholic family.
promiscuousCasual and unrestrained in sexual behavior She’s promiscuous.
promisingFull or promise The new start was not promising for the british.
promissoryRelating to or having the character of a promise For more information, see promissory estoppel and proprietary estoppel below.
promotionalOf or relating to serving as publicity It is the first promotional shot of the band.
promotiveTending to further or encourage They are both of informative kind, not promotive.
promptPerformed with little or no delay The underscore is the standard odt prompt.
proneHaving a tendency (to); often used in combination The weapon is fired from the prone position.
prongedResembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches That calls for a two pronged response.
prongyResembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
pronominalRelating to pronouns There are three series of pronominal prefixes in onondaga.
pronounceableCapable of being uttered or pronounced Since an acronym is a word, it must be pronounceable.
pronouncedStrongly marked; easily noticeable The man is pronounced of his decision.
proofAble to withstand The legal burden of proof differs depending upon the repudiation reason.
proofedAble to withstand The proof is simple and instructive.
propaedeuticPreceding and preparing for something
propagandisticOf or relating to or characterized by propaganda Firefoxmyths is a propagandistic site that’s, inclusively, violates copyrights.
propagativeCharacterized by propagation or relating to propagation It refers to its persistent and propagative character.
propellantTending to or capable of propelling The main concern is the propellant.
propellentTending to or capable of propelling This is why 5.56 can be loaded with more propellent.
properHaving all the qualities typical of the thing specified Proper velocity is sometimes referred to as celerity.
propertiedOwning land or securities as a principal source of revenue The poorest of the propertied men of the city comprised the fifth class.
propertylessOf those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers- g.b.shaw Every space not taken up by an atom is a propertyless, limitless void.
propheticForetelling events as if by supernatural intervention New testament uses the prophetic tradition.
propheticalForetelling events as if by supernatural intervention It is derived from the javanese joyoboyo’s prophetical epic poem.
prophylacticWarding off- victor schultze This is a timeline of the development of prophylactic human vaccines.
propitiativeIntended to reconcile or appease
propitiatoryHaving power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation He was further encouraged to take liberties by the propitiatory offer.
propitiousPresenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success It is a paradise, propitious for national and international tourism.
proportionableProportionate
proportionalHaving a constant ratio So the force is proportional to the mass of the object.
proportionateBeing in due proportion The length of exposed fence is proportionate to pool capacity.
proprietaryProtected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights The proprietary software is safe to use.
proprioceptiveOf or relating to proprioception Origins of proprioceptive information.
propulsiveTending to or capable of propelling It goes from dark and deep to bright and propulsive.
prosaicNot challenging; dull and lacking excitement The writing in the prologue is surprisingly prosaic.
prospectiveOf or concerned with or related to the future The decision greatly disappointed the prospective indonesian hosts.
prosperousIn fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich The german considered the area of sunda prosperous.
prospicientPlanning prudently for the future
prostateRelating to the prostate gland Prostate cancer treatment effectiveness.
prostaticRelating to the prostate gland They open onto the prostatic sinus.
prostheticRelating to or serving as a prosthesis Later, he was fitted with a prosthetic.
prosthodonticOf or relating to prosthodontics
prostrateStretched out and lying at full length along the ground A prostrate weeping form is in cultivation.
prostyleMarked by columniation having free columns in a portico only across the opening to the structure It shows the central, two story section with the prostyle, hexastyle portico.
protanopicInability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green Very few people have been found who have one normal eye and one protanopic eye.
proteanTaking on different forms One thing that should be emphasized is castaneda’s protean nature.
protectingShielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort The men are out protecting the country.
protectiveIntended or adapted to afford protection of some kind The protective effect is highly dependent on the ratios.
proteinaceousRelating to or of the nature of protein The cirrus may or may not be covered in proteinaceous spines.
proteolyticOf or relating to proteolysis Fluorescein isothiocyanate labeled casein assay for proteolytic enzymes.
proterozoicFormed in the later of two divisions of the precambrian era The majority of carbonatites are proterozoic or phanerozoic in age.
protestantProtesting None of the protestant countries even attempted toleration.
protoIndicating the first or earliest or original That area was speaking proto romanian.
protogeometricCharacteristic of the earliest phase of geometric art especially in greece
prototypalRepresenting or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
prototypicRepresenting or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned The barbet is a prototypic water dog, with a long, woolly and curly coat.
prototypicalRepresenting or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned To serve as a prototypical example.
protozoalOf or relating to the protozoa I just got through dealing with this issue on a few protozoal diseases.
protozoanOf or relating to the protozoa His life’s study was of the protozoan group paramecium.
protozoicOf or relating to the protozoa
protozoologicalConcerning the branch of zoology that studies protozoans
protractedRelatively long in duration; tediously protracted The negotiations proved arduous and protracted.
protractibleAble to be extended
protractileAble to be extended The mouth is also usually not truly protractile.
protrusibleCapable of being thrust forward, as the tongue The jaws are very slender, elongate, and protrusible.
protrusileCapable of being thrust forward, as the tongue
protrusiveThrusting outward
protuberantCurving outward As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw.
proudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride He is a proud hypochondriac with a loving son.
proudestHaving or displaying great dignity or nobility I’m not proud of this merge, but i disbursed the content as evenly as possible.
proustianOf or relating to or in the manner of marcel proust
provableCapable of being demonstrated or proved- walter bagehot It is not provable that a customer inserts a card.
provenEstablished beyond doubt The use of the quote was proven wrong.
proven/alEstablished beyond doubt The use of the quote was proven wrong.
provencalOf or relating to provence or its people or their culture It is a fortified provencal village rich in history.
proverbialOf or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb You’ve hit the proverbial nail on its proverbial head.
providentProviding carefully for the future I imagine the provident mind of staberius foresaw this.
providentialResulting from divine providence Abraham was profoundly uplifted by these two providential encounters.
provincialOf or associated with a province The provincial capital is the city of the same name.
provisionalUnder terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon Taipei is indeed the provisional capital of the roc.
provisionaryUnder terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon Those are provisionary, pre re analysis designations.
provisorySubject to a proviso I laid out a provisory draft before my perma ban.
provocativeServing or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy- anthony trollope The film was fairly controversial and provocative.
proxIn or of the next month after the present L3 bombs simply have more prox, and thus do more damage on indirect hits.
proximalSituated nearest to point of attachment or origin In other words, the absorption in the proximal tubule is isosmotic.
proximateClosest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects These are all proximate causes of morbidity in the host.
proximoIn or of the next month after the present However, a straight position is assumed when describing the proximo distal axis.
prudentCareful and sensible; marked by sound judgment I promise to be prudent, wise and sagacious.
prudentialArising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters The children are likely to be less prudential.
prudishExaggeratedly proper The british translators were too prudish to publish them.
prurientCharacterized by lust I’m sure you can find the prurient details somewhere.
prussianOf or relating to or characteristic of prussia or its inhabitants Prussian blue and copper vitriol.

Adjectives That Start with PS (29 Words)

pseudoNot genuine but having the appearance of An avulsion fracture is sometimes called a pseudo jones fracture.
pseudohermaphroditeHaving internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex Jabalia has a higher than average rate of male pseudohermaphrodite births.
pseudohermaphroditicHaving internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex
pseudonymousBearing or identified by an assumed (often pen) name Pseudonymous bosch is the narrator of the story.
pseudoperipteralHaving columniation completely circling an area of the structure Hexastyle pseudoperipteral roman temple on high podium reached by steps.
pseudoprostyleMarked by columniation having free columns in a portico only across the opening to the structure
pseudoscientificBased on theories and methods erroneously regarded as scientific Non significant pseudoscientific rot.
psychedelicProducing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis He subsequently favoured psychedelic material to the displeasure of the crowd.
psychiatricRelating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry The hospital is the only publicly operated psychiatric hospital in the state.
psychiatricalRelating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry
psychicAffecting or influenced by the human mind A young lady with the psychic ability of clairvoyance.
psychicalOutside the sphere of physical science She is a researcher and educator on the subject of psychical phenomena.
psychoactiveAffecting the mind or mood or other mental processes They’re technically psychoactive.
psychogeneticOf or relating to the psychological cause of a disorder
psychogenicOf or relating to the psychological cause of a disorder It is also known as psychogenic urinary retention.
psychokineticMoving an object without apparent use of physical means He has psychokinetic powers and can teleport.
psycholinguisticOf or relating to the psychology of language We then use the left right centering algorithm to see if two psycholinguistic claims on cf list ranking will actually improve pronoun resolution accuracy.
psychologicalMental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature The first explored the psychological and social functions of dress.
psychometricOf or relating to psychometrics Psychometric testing and evaluation.
psychomotorOf or relating to or characterizing mental events that have motor consequences or vice versa Psychomotor retardation is a sign that occurs in depression.
psychoneuroticAffected with emotional disorder Psychoneurotic theories posit repressed needs as the source of stuttering.
psychopathicSuffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder We don’t know that the killer was psychopathic.
psychopathologicSuffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
psychopathologicalSuffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder It’s the psychopathological side ofwikipedia.
psychopharmacologicalOf or relating to psychopharmacology Little is known about the psychopharmacological effects of isoproscaline.
psychosexualOf or relating to the mental or emotional attitudes about sexuality The concept fits his theory of psychosexual development.
psychosomaticUsed of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis And psychosomatic illness is not a differential.
psychoticCharacteristic of or suffering from psychosis The vandalism here is rampant, almost to the point of psychotic.
psychotropicAffecting the mind or mood or other mental processes Sildenafil for psychotropic induced sexual dysfunction.

Adjectives That Start with PT, PU (82 Words)

pteridologicalOf or relating to the study of ferns
ptolemaicOf or relating to the geocentric ptolemaic system Ptolemaic is the adjective formed from the name ptolemy.
puberulentCovered with fine soft hairs or down The flower bracts are broadly ovate in shape with puberulent hairs and shiny.
pubescentHaving arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature Clearly, the older of these boys are pubescent.
pubicRelating or near the pubis It is sometimes referred to as pubic topiary .
publicNot private; open to or concerning the people as a whole The general public is never outraged when people denounce racism or racialism.
public-spiritedShowing unselfish interest in the public welfare Bella, his second wife, is a free spirited hedonist.
publicisedMade known; especially made widely known Organising efforts are not widely publicised.
publishableSuitable for publication A blog is not a publishable source.
puckaAbsolutely first class and genuine Patches of few pucka cemented houses seem to protrude out of the clay houses.
puckishNaughtily or annoyingly playful He is a hulking giant with a puckish personality.
puddingheadedStupid and confused- isaac sterne
pudendalOf or relating to or near the pudendum The pudendal nerve controls the muscles of the bowels and bladder.
pudgyShort and plump Patrick, a pudgy boy, took the dollar.
puerileOf or characteristic of a child The writing sounds puerile to my ears.
puerperalRelating to or connected with or occurring at the time of childbirth or shortly following, or to the woman who has just given birth Historical mortality rates of puerperal fever.
puffGathered for protruding fullness A small puff can be inhaled as a method of gauging the strength of the heroin.
puffedGathered for protruding fullness Puff daddy created the concept of the album’s intro.
puffyAbnormally distended especially by fluids or gas Meanwhile puffy nipples are appreciated worldwide.
pug-facedHaving the flat wrinkled face of a pug dog Equipoise faced stronger fields, too.
pugilisticOf or relating to pugilism or pugilists The star has maintained a more pugilistic pose since diana’s death.
pugnaciousTough and callous by virtue of experience Two pugnacious lions of the battle field.
puissantPowerful The people had puissant voice.
pukkaAbsolutely first class and genuine A pukka may be elaborately decorated in contrast to a kachcha . semi pukka.
pulchritudinousUsed of persons only; having great physical beauty
pulmonaryRelating to or affecting the lungs The cause of death was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
pulmonicRelating to or affecting the lungs Pulmonic regurgitation is seldom clinically significant.
pulpyLike a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness Roots are thick, massive, and pulpy.
pulselessAppearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse Much work has been devoted to development of low pulse or pulseless pumps.
pulverisedConsisting of fine particles The coal fed into the boilers was pulverised by a babcock and ilcox pulveriser.
punctiliousMarked by precise accordance with details I assure you not all of us are punctilious copy editors.
punctualActing or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed Is it punctual and prompt
puncturableCapable of being punctured A fluid port of the container is closed by a puncturable seal.
puncturelessBeing without punctures or incapable of being punctured
pungentStrong and sharp The dorsal and pectoral fin spines are strong and pungent.
punicTending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the carthaginians by the romans The battle of the metaurus was the decisive battle of the second punic war.
punishableLiable to or deserving punishment And treason was punishable by death.
punitiveInflicting punishment Punitive measures will be given to the criminals.
punitoryInflicting punishment I just think that this block was much too punitory in nature.
punkOf very poor quality; flimsy They adopted the trappings of punk.
punyInferior in strength or significance Still, the bird is pretty puny.
pupalOf the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage The pupal period lasts seven days.
pupillaryOf or relating to the pupil of the eye This is known as the pupillary reflex.
puppyishCharacteristic of a puppy
puppylikeCharacteristic of a puppy
puranicOf or relating to the purana Puranic cosmography divides our earth into seven concentric islands, viz.
purblindHaving greatly reduced vision
purchasableAvailable for purchase This is a purchasable guitar in the video game.
pureWithout qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; Pure white is to relieve anxiety and feelings of uneasiness.
purebloodHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal Making the pureblood opinion the dominant opinion.
purebloodedHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal The native folk of ull are more or less pureblooded baklunish.
purebredBred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain The pretentions of purebred dog promoters are bad enough.
purestIn a state of sexual virginity It is usually made of silk and white symbolising the pure heart of the giver.
purgativeStrongly laxative She believed that punishment after death was purgative, not punitive.
purgatorialServing to purge or rid of sin
puritanicMorally rigorous and strict
puritanicalMorally rigorous and strict She lives in a puritanical society.
purpleExcessively elaborate or showily expressed The mix of red, black, blue, and purple was disconcerting.
purplishOf a color intermediate between red and blue By the late ’70s, canvas often gave way to boxy plywood structures, encrusted with dark, purplish monochromes flecked with brighter underlying shades.
purposefulServing as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal The statement must also be purposeful and relevant to the article.
purposelessServing no useful purpose; having no excuse for being Further negotiations on such terms would be purposeless.
purposiveHaving a purpose Humans are purposive producers.
purse-proudProud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction) The police search her purse and find the real ring.
pursuantIn conformance to or agreement with I just dropped by pursuant to the rfc.
pursyBreathing laboriously or convulsively
purulentContaining pus Purulent sputum is that containing, or consisting of, pus.
pushfulMarked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
pushyMarked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative The man was getting quite pushy.
pusillanimousLacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful You’re so pusillanimous and coward.
pussyContaining pus Only if you’re a nanny state pussy.
pustulateBlemished by imperfections of the skin
put-upPlanned secretly The girl put her thumb up.
putativePurported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds Both tests failed to confirm the existence of the putative code.
putdownablePoorly written and not entertaining
putrefacientCausing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
putrefactiveCausing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
putrefiableLiable to decay or spoil or become putrid
putrescentBecoming putrid She knows how to handle putrescent leftovers.
putrescibleLiable to decay or spoil or become putrid Material that is subject to putrefaction is called putrescible.
putridIn an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor- somerset maugham There was a horrible, putrid smell in the air.
puzzledFilled with bewilderment I’m puzzled by your prolix comment in the edit summary.
puzzlingNot clear to the understanding This was the puzzling thing about the table.

Adjectives That Start with PY (26 Words)

pyaemicOf or relating to pyemia
pycnoticOf or relating to or exhibiting pyknosis
pyemicOf or relating to pyemia
pyknicHaving a squat and fleshy build
pyknoticOf or relating to or exhibiting pyknosis The gill may have thickened lamellae, and the liver may have pyknotic nuclei.
pyloricRelating to or near the pylorus It is used to treat hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
pyogenicProducing pus A pyogenic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by bacteria.
pyramidalResembling a pyramid Square pyramidal molecular geometry.
pyramidicResembling a pyramid
pyramidicalResembling a pyramid It is pyramidical mountain with height of about 4,660 m.
pyrecticHaving or causing fever
pyreticCausing fever The product has anti inflammatory, analgesic and anti pyretic activities.
pyrochemicalOf or relating to or produced by chemical reactions at high temperatures
pyroelectricRelating to or exhibiting pyroelectricity The pyroelectric effect is also present in both bone and tendon.
pyroelectricalRelating to or exhibiting pyroelectricity
pyrogallicOf or relating to pyrogallol
pyrogeneticProduced by or producing fever
pyrogenicProduced under conditions involving intense heat This material is non toxic, non hemolytic, and non pyrogenic.
pyrogenousProduced under conditions involving intense heat
pyrographicOf or relating to or produced by pyrography
pyroligneousOf a substance produced by the effect of heat on wood, especially by destructive distillation
pyrolignicOf a substance produced by the effect of heat on wood, especially by destructive distillation
pyrolyticResulting from pyrolysis Pyrolytic graphite is a preferred grid material.
pyrotechnicOf or relating to the craft of making fireworks His approach was prolix, pyrotechnic, dramatic and joyous.
pyrrhicOf or relating to or resembling pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the romans) If ever there was a ‘pyrrhic’ victory for ramesses, this would be it.
pythagoreanOf or relating to pythagoras or his geometry The proof relies on the pythagorean theorem.

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