Adjectives for periods

Periods adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun periods in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing PERIODS.

above, active, actual, additional, advanced, alternate, ancient, annual, astronomical, bad, balanced, baroque, best, brief, briefer, brightest, brilliant, broad, busiest, busy, byzantine, certain, chief, chronological, classic, classical, cold, colder, colonial, comparable, consecutive, considerable, contemporary, continuous, corresponding, creative, cretaceous, critical, crucial, cultural, daily, dangerous, dark, darker, darkest, day, defined, definite

developmental, different, difficult, discrete, distant, distinct, distinctive, double, down, dry, dull, earlier, earliest, early, economic, eloquent, english, enormous, enough, entire, equal, eventful, exceptional, exciting, extended, extensive, fallow, fertile, few, finite, first, fiscal, fixed, flourishing, following, formative, former, fourth, free, frequent, further, future, general, geologic, geological, glacial, glorious, glowing

good, gothic, grand, great, greater, greatest, greek, happiest, happy, harmonious, heavy, hellenistic, historic, historical, hot, hour, idle, immense, important, in, indefinite, individual, inflationary, infrequent, initial, intense, interesting, interglacial, interim, intermediate, intermittent, irregular, key, large, larger, last, late, later, latest, latter, lean, lengthened, lengthy, lesser, limited, literary, long, longer

longest, low, lunar, main, major, many, marked, meal, measured, medieval, memorable, menstrual, middle, minute, modern, momentous, month, monthly, more, most, multiple, musical, national, natural, new, normal, numerous, obscure, occasional, off, older, only, orbital, ordinary, other, overlapping, own, painful, particular, past, peaceful, peak, polished, postcolonial, postnatal, postwar, preceding, precise

prehistoric, prescribed, previous, principal, prior, probationary, productive, prolonged, proper, prophetic, prosperous, protracted, quarterly, quiescent, quiet, quinquennial, rainy, rare, reasonable, recent, recessionary, recurrent, refractory, regular, remarkable, remote, remotest, respective, rest, revolutionary, roman, rough, rounded, same, seasonal, second, sensitive, separate, separated, several, short, shorter, shortest, significant, silent, similar, slack, slow

small, smaller, sonorous, soviet, special, specific, splendid, stable, stated, stately, stationary, stormy, stressful, subsequent, substantial, successive, such, sustained, temporal, temporary, term, tertiary, third, time, transient, transitional, turbulent, turned, uncertain, unequal, unknown, unlimited, up, usual, variable, various, vast, violent, vulnerable, warm, warmer, week, weekly, wet, whole, worst, year

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