1826 Adjectives That End With AL

Word Definitions Synonyms
abactinal (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated -
abaxial facing away from the axis of an organ or organism dorsal
abbatial of or having to do with or belonging to an abbey or abbot, or abbess -
abdominal of or relating to or near the abdomen -
abdominovesical of or relating to the abdomen and the urinary bladder -
abnormal not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm unnatural
abnormal departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development -
abnormal much greater than the normal -
abomasal relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants) -
aboral opposite to or away from the mouth -
aboriginal characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning native
aboriginal having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state primaeval, primal, primeval, primordial
abranchial having no gills gill-less, abranchiate, abranchious
abysmal very great; limitless -
abysmal resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable unfathomable, abyssal
abyssal resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable unfathomable, abysmal
abyssal relating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters -
acapnial relating to or demonstrating acapnia acapnic, acapnotic
acaudal lacking a tail or taillike appendage acaudate
accentual of or pertaining to accent or stress -
accentual (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity -
accessional of or constituting an accession -
accessorial nonessential but helpful -
accidental happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally inadvertent
accidental not of prime or central importance nonessential, incidental
accommodational of or relating to the accommodation of the lens of the eye -
acculturational of or relating to acculturation acculturative
accusatorial specifically indicating a form of prosecution in which one is publicly accused of and tried for a crime and in which the judge is not also the prosecutor -
achenial pertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit -
acoustical of or relating to the science of acoustics acoustic
acritical without a crisis (as of some diseases) -
acropetal of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from base to apex -
actinal (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situated -
actinometrical of or related to actinometry actinometric
actinomycetal of or belonging to the actinomycetes actinomycetous
actual presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible existent
actual taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated -
actual being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something real, genuine, literal
actual existing in act or fact factual
actual being or existing at the present moment -
actuarial of or relating to the work of an actuary -
adaptational of or relating to adaptation -
adaxial nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism ventral
additional further or added extra
adenoidal sounding as if the nose were pinched nasal, pinched
adenoidal of or pertaining to the adenoids -
adjectival of or relating to or functioning as an adjective adjective
adnexal of or pertaining to adnexa annexal
adrenal of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions -
adrenal near the kidneys -
adrenocortical of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands -
adventitial of or pertaining to the adventitia -
adverbial of or relating to or functioning as an adverb -
aecial of or belonging to an aecium -
aerial existing or living or growing or operating in the air -
aerial characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air ethereal, aeriform, aery, airy
aerological of or pertaining to aerology -
aeromedical of or relating to aviation medicine -
aeronautical of or pertaining to aeronautics aeronautic
aesthetical concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste esthetic, esthetical, aesthetic
aestival (rare) of or occurring in summer estival
aetiological of or relating to the philosophical study of causation etiologic, etiological, aetiologic
aetiological relating to the etiology of a disease etiologic, etiological, aetiologic
affectional characterized by emotion emotive, affective
affinal (anthropology) related by marriage affine
affixal of or pertaining to a linguistic affix affixial
affixial of or pertaining to a linguistic affix affixal
agential of or relating to an agent or agency -
agnostical uncertain of all claims to knowledge agnostic
agonadal lacking gonads -
agonal pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies) -
agonistical striving to overcome in argument combative, agonistic
agricultural relating to farming or agriculture agrarian, farming
agricultural relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming -
agrobiological of or pertaining to agrobiology agrobiologic
agrological of or related to agrology agrologic
agronomical of or relating to or promoting agronomy agronomic
ahistorical unconcerned with or unrelated to history or to historical development or to tradition -
albinal of or pertaining to or affected by albinism albinic, albinistic, albinotic
alchemical related to or concerned with alchemy alchemic
alchemistical of or relating to alchemists alchemistic
algal of or relating to alga -
algebraical of or relating to algebra algebraic
algometrical of or related to algometry algometric
alimental of or providing nourishment nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive, alimentary
alkaloidal pertaining to or consisting of alkaloids -
allegorical used in or characteristic of or containing allegory allegoric
allotropical of or related to or exhibiting allotropism allotropic
alluvial of or relating to alluvium -
alphabetical relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet alphabetic
alphabetical arranged in order according to the alphabet alphabetic
alphamerical of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters alphameric, alphanumeric, alphanumerical
alphanumerical of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters alphameric, alphamerical, alphanumeric
altitudinal pertaining to altitude -
altricial (of hatchlings) naked and blind and dependent on parents for food -
ambassadorial of or relating to or characteristic of ambassadors -
ambrosial extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant nectarous, ambrosian
ambrosial worthy of the gods ambrosian
ambulacral pertaining to the ambulacra of radial echinoderms -
amenorrheal related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy amenorrheic, amenorrhoeal, amenorrhoeic
amenorrhoeal related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy amenorrheal, amenorrheic, amenorrhoeic
ammoniacal pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia ammoniac
amphitheatrical of or related to an amphitheater amphitheatric
amygdaloidal shaped like an almond almond-shaped, amygdaliform, amygdaloid
amyloidal resembling starch starchlike, amylaceous, amyloid, farinaceous
anaclinal of valleys and rivers; progressing in a direction opposite to the dip in surrounding rock strata -
anaglyphical related to anaglyphs or anaglyphy anaglyphic, anaglyptic, anaglyptical
anaglyptical related to anaglyphs or anaglyphy anaglyphic, anaglyphical, anaglyptic
anagogical based on or exemplifying anagoge anagogic
anagrammatical related to anagrams or containing or making an anagram anagrammatic
anal of or related to the anus -
anal a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc. anal retentive
analogical expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy -
analytical using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles) analytic
analytical of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience analytic
anarchical without law or control anarchic, lawless
anatomical of or relating to the structure of the body anatomic
anatomical of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms anatomic
ancestral inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible
ancestral of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor -
anecdotal characterized by or given to telling anecdotes anecdotic, anecdotical
anecdotal having the character of an anecdote -
anecdotical characterized by or given to telling anecdotes anecdotal, anecdotic