Welcome to the world’s most useful collection of adjectives that start with S! Every one of these S adjectives was carefully chosen to be included here because the letter S is so common and there are so many adjectives beginning with S, so we didn’t want this list to be overwhelming. Therefore we have purposefully only included words that you will find in common use and excluded obscure and unused words. We hope this means that this list will be the most useful to you. Using adjectives with S at the start you can describe anything and everything. From positive to negative, to describing a person, place or thing, you will find here so many descriptive words that start with S for you to use in text messages, when paying a compliment, writing a social media post, a thank you or greeting card, during an interview, in an email or in any other situation you can imagine. In order to make this long list easier to navigate we have created three sections for you to choose from below.

Adjectives Starting With With S

adjectives starting with s

  • saccharine
  • sacred
  • sacrificial
  • sacrilegious
  • sad
  • saddened
  • safe
  • sagacious
  • saintly
  • salacious
  • salient
  • salt
  • salted
  • salty
  • salubrious
  • salvageable
  • salvaged
  • same
  • sanctimonious
  • sandy
  • sane
  • sanguine
  • sanitary
  • sappy
  • sarcastic
  • sardonic
  • sartorial
  • sassy
  • satin
  • satiny
  • satiric
  • satirical
  • satisfactory
  • satisfied
  • satisfying
  • saucy
  • savage
  • savory
  • savvy
  • scalding
  • scaly
  • scandalous
  • scant
  • scanty
  • scarce
  • scared
  • scarred
  • scary
  • scathing
  • scattered
  • scenic
  • scented
  • scheduled
  • schematic
  • scholarly
  • scholastic
  • scientific
  • scintillating
  • scorching
  • scornful
  • Scottish
  • scrabbled
  • scraggly
  • scrappy
  • scratched
  • scratchy
  • scrawny
  • screaming
  • screeching
  • scribbled
  • scriptural
  • scruffy
  • scrumptious
  • scrupulous
  • sculpted
  • sculptural
  • scummy
  • sea
  • adjectives that start with T
  • sealed
  • seamless
  • searching
  • searing
  • seasick
  • seasonable
  • seasonal
  • secluded
  • second
  • secondary
  • second-hand
  • secret
  • secretive
  • secular
  • secure
  • secured
  • sedate
  • seditious
  • seductive
  • seedy
  • seeming
  • seemly
  • seething
  • seismic
  • select
  • selected
  • selective
  • self-absorbed
  • self-aggrandizing
  • self-assured
  • self-centered
  • self-confident
  • self-directed
  • self-disciplined
  • self-effacing
  • self-indulgent
  • self-interested
  • selfish
  • selfless
  • self-reliant
  • self-respect
  • self-satisfied
  • sellable
  • semiconscious
  • semiofficial
  • semiprecious
  • semi-professional
  • senior
  • sensational
  • senseless
  • sensible
  • sensitive
  • sensual
  • sensuous
  • sentimental
  • separate
  • sequential
  • serendipitous
  • serene
  • serial
  • serious
  • serpentine
  • serrated
  • serviceable
  • seven
  • seventh
  • several
  • severe
  • shabbiest
  • shabby
  • shaded
  • shadowed
  • shadowy
  • shady
  • shaggy
  • shaky
  • shallow
  • shamefaced
  • shameful
  • shameless
  • shapeless
  • shapely
  • sharp
  • sharpened
  • shattered
  • shattering
  • sheepish
  • sheer
  • adjectives that start with R
  • sheltered
  • shifty
  • shimmering
  • shining
  • Shintoist
  • shiny
  • shivering
  • shivery
  • shocked
  • shocking
  • shoddy
  • short
  • short-lived
  • shortsighted
  • short-tempered
  • short-term
  • showy
  • shrewd
  • shrieking
  • shrill
  • shut
  • shy
  • sick
  • sickened
  • sickening
  • sickly
  • side-splitting
  • signed
  • significant
  • silent
  • silky
  • silly
  • silver
  • silver-tongued
  • simian
  • similar
  • simple
  • simpleminded
  • simplified
  • simplistic
  • simultaneous
  • sincere
  • sinful
  • single
  • single-minded
  • singular
  • sinister
  • sinuous
  • sisterly
  • six
  • sixth
  • sizable
  • sizzling
  • skeptical
  • sketchy
  • skilled
  • skillful
  • skimpy
  • skin-deep
  • skinny
  • skittish
  • sky-blue
  • slanderous
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • sleek
  • sleeping
  • sleepless
  • sleepy
  • slender
  • slick
  • slight
  • slim
  • slimy
  • slippery
  • sloped
  • sloping
  • sloppy
  • slothful
  • slow
  • slow-moving
  • sluggish
  • slushy
  • sly
  • small
  • smaller
  • smallest
  • small-minded
  • small-scale
  • small-time
  • small-town
  • smarmy
  • smart
  • smarter
  • smartest
  • smashing
  • smeared
  • smelly
  • smiling
  • smoggy
  • smoked
  • smoky
  • smooth
  • smothering
  • smudged
  • smug
  • snaky
  • snapping
  • snappish
  • snappy
  • snarling
  • sneaky
  • snide
  • snippy
  • snobbish
  • snoopy
  • snooty
  • snoring
  • snotty
  • snow-white
  • adjectives that start with M
  • snug
  • snugly
  • soaked
  • soaking
  • soaking wet
  • soaring
  • sober
  • sociable
  • social
  • socialist
  • sociological
  • soft
  • softhearted
  • soggy
  • solar
  • soldierly
  • sole
  • solemn
  • solicitous
  • solid
  • solitary
  • somatic
  • somber
  • some
  • sonic
  • sonly
  • soothed
  • soothing
  • sophisticated
  • sordid
  • sore
  • sorrowful
  • sorry
  • soulful
  • soulless
  • soundless
  • sour
  • south
  • southeasterly
  • southern
  • southwestern
  • spacious
  • Spanish
  • spare
  • sparing
  • sparkling
  • sparkly
  • sparse
  • spasmodic
  • spastic
  • spatial
  • spattered
  • special
  • specialist
  • specialized
  • specific
  • speckled
  • spectacular
  • spectral
  • speculative
  • speechless
  • speedy
  • spellbinding
  • spendthrift
  • spherical
  • spicy
  • spiffy
  • spiky
  • spinal
  • spine-chilling
  • spineless
  • spiral
  • spiraled
  • spirited
  • spiritless
  • spiritual
  • spiteful
  • splashing
  • splashy
  • splattered
  • splendid
  • splintered
  • spoiled
  • spoken
  • spongy
  • spontaneous
  • spooky
  • sporadic
  • sporting
  • sports manly
  • spotless
  • spotted
  • spotty
  • springy
  • sprite
  • spry
  • spurious
  • squalid
  • squandered
  • square
  • squashed
  • squashy
  • squatting
  • squawking
  • squealing
  • squeamish
  • squeezable
  • squiggly
  • squirming
  • squirrelly
  • stable
  • stackable
  • stacked
  • staggering
  • stagnant
  • stained
  • stale
  • stanch
  • standard
  • standing
  • standoffish
  • starched
  • star-crossed
  • stark
  • startled
  • startling
  • starving
  • stately
  • static
  • statistical
  • statuesque
  • status
  • statutory
  • adjectives that start with N
  • staunch
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • stealth
  • steaming
  • steamy
  • steel
  • steely
  • steep
  • stereophonic
  • stereotyped
  • stereotypical
  • sterile
  • stern
  • sticky
  • stiff
  • stifled
  • stifling
  • stigmatic
  • still
  • stilled
  • stilted
  • stimulating
  • stinging
  • stingy
  • stinking
  • stinky
  • stirring
  • stock
  • stodgy
  • stoic
  • stony
  • stormy
  • stout
  • straggly
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • stranded
  • strange
  • strategic
  • streaked
  • street
  • strenuous
  • stressful
  • stretchy
  • strict
  • strident
  • striking
  • stringent
  • striped
  • strong
  • stronger
  • strongest
  • structural
  • stubborn
  • stubby
  • stuck-up
  • studied
  • studious
  • stuffed
  • stuffy
  • stumbling
  • stunned
  • stunning
  • stupendous
  • sturdy
  • stuttering
  • stylish
  • stylistic
  • suave
  • subconscious
  • subdued
  • subject
  • subjective
  • sublime
  • subliminal
  • submissive
  • subordinate
  • subsequent
  • subservient
  • substantial
  • substantiated
  • substitute
  • subterranean
  • subtitled
  • subtle
  • subversive
  • successful
  • successive
  • succinct
  • succulent
  • such
  • sudden
  • suffering
  • sufficient
  • sugary
  • suggestive
  • suitable
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • sumptuous
  • sunny
  • super
  • superabundant
  • superb
  • supercilious
  • superficial
  • superhuman
  • superior
  • superlative
  • supernatural
  • super-sensitive
  • supersonic
  • superstitious
  • supple
  • supportive
  • supposed
  • suppressive
  • supreme
  • sure
  • sure-footed
  • surgical
  • surly
  • surmountable
  • surprised
  • surprising
  • surrealistic
  • survivable
  • susceptible
  • suspected
  • suspicious
  • sustainable
  • swaggering
  • swanky
  • swaying
  • sweaty
  • sweeping
  • sweet
  • sweltering
  • swift
  • swinish
  • swishing
  • swollen
  • swooping
  • syllabic
  • symbiotic
  • symbolic
  • symmetrical
  • sympathetic
  • symptomatic
  • synergistic
  • synonymous
  • syntactic
  • synthetic
  • systematic

adjectives that begin with s

Adjectives That Start With S To Describe A Person

  • sad
  • saintly
  • sane
  • sarcastic
  • satisfied
  • scholarly
  • scientific
  • Scottish
  • secure
  • seductive
  • self-absorbed
  • self-assured
  • self-centered
  • self-confident
  • self-interested
  • selfish
  • selfless
  • self-reliant
  • self-satisfied
  • sellable
  • senior
  • sensational
  • senseless
  • sensitive
  • sentimental
  • serious
  • Shintoist
  • shocked
  • short
  • short-tempered
  • shrewd
  • sick
  • silly
  • simpleminded
  • sincere
  • sinful
  • single
  • single-minded
  • skilled
  • sleeping
  • sleepy
  • slender
  • slick
  • adjectives that start with K
  • slim
  • sly
  • small
  • smart
  • smartest
  • sneaky
  • snotty
  • soaked
  • sober
  • sociable
  • softhearted
  • Spanish
  • special
  • spectacular
  • speechless
  • spineless
  • spirited
  • spiritless
  • spiteful
  • splendid
  • spoiled
  • spooky
  • stable
  • star-crossed
  • startled
  • steaming
  • sterile
  • stern
  • straight
  • strange
  • strong
  • strongest
  • stubborn
  • stuck-up
  • studious
  • stunned
  • stunning
  • stylish
  • suave
  • submissive
  • successful
  • super
  • superb
  • superior
  • super-sensitive
  • supreme
  • suspected
  • sweet

Positive Adjectives That Start With S

  • saccharine
  • sacred
  • sacrificial
  • sacrilegious
  • safe
  • sagacious
  • saintly
  • salient
  • salubrious
  • salvageable
  • salvaged
  • sanctimonious
  • sane
  • sanguine
  • sanitary
  • sappy
  • sartorial
  • satisfactory
  • satisfied
  • satisfying
  • savvy
  • scenic
  • scented
  • scheduled
  • schematic
  • scholarly
  • scholastic
  • scientific
  • scintillating
  • scrumptious
  • scrupulous
  • sculpted
  • seamless
  • secure
  • secured
  • seductive
  • seemly
  • select
  • selected
  • self-assured
  • self-confident
  • self-directed
  • self-disciplined
  • self-effacing
  • self-indulgent
  • selfless
  • self-reliant
  • self-respect
  • self-satisfied
  • sellable
  • semiconscious
  • senior
  • sensational
  • sensible
  • sensitive
  • sensual
  • sensuous
  • sentimental
  • serendipitous
  • serene
  • serious
  • serviceable
  • shapely
  • sharp
  • sharpened
  • sheer
  • sheltered
  • shimmering
  • shining
  • shiny
  • showy
  • shrewd
  • side-splitting
  • significant
  • silky
  • silver
  • silver-tongued
  • simple
  • simpleminded
  • adjectives that start with J
  • simplified
  • simplistic
  • sincere
  • single-minded
  • sisterly
  • sizable
  • skilled
  • skillful
  • skinny
  • sleek
  • slender
  • slim
  • smart
  • smarter
  • smartest
  • smashing
  • smiling
  • snug
  • snugly
  • soaring
  • sober
  • sociable
  • social
  • sociological
  • soft
  • softhearted
  • soldierly
  • solicitous
  • solid
  • sonly
  • soothed
  • soothing
  • sophisticated
  • spacious
  • sparkling
  • sparkly
  • spatial
  • special
  • specialist
  • specialized
  • specific
  • speckled
  • spectacular
  • speedy
  • spellbinding
  • spiffy
  • spiral
  • spiraled
  • spirited
  • spiritual
  • splendid
  • spontaneous
  • sporting
  • sports manly
  • spotless
  • springy
  • sprite
  • spry
  • stable
  • standard
  • standing
  • stately
  • statistical
  • statuesque
  • status
  • staunch
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • stealth
  • still
  • stilled
  • stimulating
  • stoic
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • strategic
  • striking
  • strong
  • stronger
  • strongest
  • studied
  • studious
  • stunning
  • stupendous
  • sturdy
  • stylish
  • stylistic
  • suave
  • subdued
  • subject
  • sublime
  • subliminal
  • subsequent
  • substantiated
  • subtle
  • successful
  • successive
  • succinct
  • sufficient
  • suitable
  • sumptuous
  • sunny
  • super
  • superabundant
  • superb
  • superhuman
  • superior
  • superlative
  • supernatural
  • supersonic
  • supple
  • supportive
  • supreme
  • sure
  • sure-footed
  • surmountable
  • surrealistic
  • survivable
  • suspected
  • sustainable
  • swanky
  • sweeping
  • sweet
  • swift
  • symbolic
  • symmetrical
  • sympathetic
  • synergistic
  • synonymous
  • systematic
  • adjectives that start with B

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