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1679 Adjectives That Start With S

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Word Definitions Synonyms
sabbatic (adjective) of or relating to the Sabbath Synonyms: sabbatical
sabbatical (adjective) of or relating to sabbatical leave
(adjective) of or relating to the Sabbath Synonyms: sabbatic
sabertoothed (adjective) having teeth that resemble sabers Synonyms: saber-toothed, sabre-toothed
sable (adjective) of a dark somewhat brownish black
saccadic (adjective) of or related to the rapid movement of the eyes between points of fixation
saccharine (adjective) overly sweet Synonyms: cloying, syrupy, treacly
sacculate (adjective) formed with or having saclike expansions Synonyms: sacculated
sacculated (adjective) formed with or having saclike expansions Synonyms: sacculate
sacerdotal (adjective) associated with the priesthood or priests Synonyms: hieratic, hieratical, priestly
(adjective) of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism
sacked (adjective) having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence Synonyms: despoiled, pillaged, raped, ravaged
saclike (adjective) shaped like a pouch Synonyms: bursiform, pouch-shaped, pouchlike
sacral (adjective) of or relating to or near the sacrum
(adjective) of or relating to sacred rites
sacramental (adjective) of or relating to or involving a sacrament
sacred (adjective) concerned with religion or religious purposes
(adjective) (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
(adjective) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use Synonyms: consecrated, sanctified
(adjective) worthy of respect or dedication
(adjective) worthy of religious veneration Synonyms: hallowed
sacrificeable (adjective) may be deliberately sacrificed to achieve an objective
sacrificial (adjective) used in or connected with a sacrifice
sacrilegious (adjective) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred Synonyms: blasphemous, profane
sacrosanct (adjective) must be kept sacred Synonyms: inviolable, inviolate
sad (adjective) experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
(adjective) bad; unfortunate Synonyms: deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sorry
(adjective) of things that make you feel sad
saddled (adjective) having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal
(adjective) subject to an imposed burden
sadistic (adjective) deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another
sadomasochistic (adjective) of or relating to sadomasochism
safe (adjective) free from danger or the risk of harm
(adjective) having reached a base without being put out
(adjective) financially safe Synonyms: dependable, good, secure
(adjective) (of an undertaking) secure from risk
sagacious (adjective) skillful in statecraft or management
(adjective) acutely insightful and wise Synonyms: perspicacious, sapient
sage (adjective) of the grey-green color of sage leaves Synonyms: sage-green
(adjective) having wisdom that comes with age and experience
sagging (adjective) hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness) Synonyms: drooping, droopy
sagittal (adjective) located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
sagittate (adjective) (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes Synonyms: arrow-shaped, sagittiform
sagittiform (adjective) (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes Synonyms: arrow-shaped, sagittate
said (adjective) being the one previously mentioned or spoken of Synonyms: aforementioned, aforesaid
sainted (adjective) marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint Synonyms: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly
saintlike (adjective) marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint Synonyms: angelic, angelical, beatific, sainted, saintly
saintly (adjective) marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint Synonyms: angelic, angelical, beatific, sainted, saintlike
salable (adjective) capable of being sold; fit for sale Synonyms: saleable
salacious (adjective) suggestive of or tending to moral looseness Synonyms: lewd, obscene, raunchy
(adjective) characterized by lust Synonyms: lubricious, lustful, prurient
salamandriform (adjective) shaped like a salamander
salaried (adjective) receiving a salary
(adjective) for which money is paid Synonyms: compensable, paying, remunerative, stipendiary
(adjective) receiving or eligible for compensation Synonyms: compensated, remunerated, stipendiary
saleable (adjective) capable of being sold; fit for sale Synonyms: salable
salient (adjective) (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
(adjective) having a quality that thrusts itself into attention Synonyms: outstanding, prominent, spectacular, striking
(adjective) represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
salientian (adjective) relating to frogs and toads Synonyms: anuran, batrachian
saliferous (adjective) containing or yielding salt
saline (adjective) containing salt
salivary (adjective) of or relating to saliva
sallow (adjective) unhealthy looking Synonyms: sickly
salmon (adjective) of orange tinged with pink Synonyms: pink-orange, pinkish-orange
salt (adjective) (of speech) painful or bitter
salted (adjective) (used especially of meats) preserved in salt Synonyms: brine-cured, salt-cured
saltish (adjective) somewhat salty
saltlike (adjective) resembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal
salty (adjective) containing or filled with salt
(adjective) engagingly stimulating or provocative Synonyms: piquant
(adjective) one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
salubrious (adjective) promoting health; healthful Synonyms: good for you, healthy
(adjective) favorable to health of mind or body
salutary (adjective) tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health Synonyms: good
salvageable (adjective) capable of being saved from ruin
salverform (adjective) of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip
salvific (adjective) pertaining to the power of salvation or redemption
salving (adjective) having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin Synonyms: demulcent, emollient, softening
same (adjective) closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
(adjective) same in identity
(adjective) equal in amount or value Synonyms: like
(adjective) unchanged in character or nature
sanative (adjective) tending to cure or restore to health Synonyms: alterative, curative, healing, remedial, therapeutic
sanctified (adjective) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use Synonyms: consecrated, sacred
sanctimonious (adjective) excessively or hypocritically pious Synonyms: holier-than-thou, pharisaic, pharisaical, pietistic, pietistical, self-righteous
sanctionative (adjective) implying sanction or serving to sanction Synonyms: sanctioning
sanctioned (adjective) established by authority; given authoritative approval Synonyms: approved
(adjective) formally approved and invested with legal authority Synonyms: ratified
(adjective) conforming to orthodox or recognized rules Synonyms: canonic, canonical
sanctioning (adjective) implying sanction or serving to sanction Synonyms: sanctionative
sandaled (adjective) shod with sandals Synonyms: sandalled
sandalled (adjective) shod with sandals Synonyms: sandaled
sandlike (adjective) resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas Synonyms: arenaceous, sandy
sandpapery (adjective) having the abrasive texture of sandpaper
sandy (adjective) resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas Synonyms: arenaceous, sandlike
(adjective) of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown Synonyms: flaxen
sane (adjective) mentally healthy; free from mental disorder
(adjective) marked by sound judgment; having good reason Synonyms: reasonable
sanguinary (adjective) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed Synonyms: bloodthirsty, bloody-minded
(adjective) accompanied by bloodshed Synonyms: butcherly, gory, sanguineous, slaughterous
sanguine (adjective) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life Synonyms: florid, rubicund, ruddy
(adjective) confidently optimistic and cheerful Synonyms: sanguineous
sanguineous (adjective) accompanied by bloodshed Synonyms: butcherly, gory, sanguinary, slaughterous
(adjective) confidently optimistic and cheerful Synonyms: sanguine
sanious (adjective) of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies Synonyms: ichorous
sanitary (adjective) free from filth and pathogens Synonyms: healthful
sanitised (adjective) made sanitary Synonyms: sanitized
sanitized (adjective) made sanitary Synonyms: sanitised
sapid (adjective) full of flavor Synonyms: flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome, flavourful, flavourous, flavoursome, saporous
sapiens (adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of Homo sapiens
sapient (adjective) acutely insightful and wise Synonyms: perspicacious, sagacious
sapiential (adjective) characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God
sapless (adjective) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality Synonyms: debile, decrepit, feeble, infirm, rickety, weak, weakly
(adjective) destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry
saponaceous (adjective) resembling or having the qualities of soap Synonyms: soapy
saponified (adjective) converted into soap
saporous (adjective) full of flavor Synonyms: flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome, flavourful, flavourous, flavoursome, sapid
sapphic (adjective) of or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman Synonyms: lesbian
sapphire (adjective) of something having the color of a blue sapphire
sapphirine (adjective) made of or resembling sapphire
sappy (adjective) effusively or insincerely emotional Synonyms: bathetic, drippy, hokey, kitschy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soppy, soupy
(adjective) abounding in sap
saprobic (adjective) living in or being an environment rich in organic matter but lacking oxygen
saprophagous (adjective) (of certain animals) feeding on dead or decaying animal matter Synonyms: saprozoic
saprophytic (adjective) obtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material
(adjective) (of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter
saprozoic (adjective) (of certain animals) feeding on dead or decaying animal matter Synonyms: saprophagous
sarcastic (adjective) expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
sarcoid (adjective) of or relating to or resembling flesh Synonyms: fleshy
sarcolemmal (adjective) of or relating to the sarcolemma
sarcolemmic (adjective) of or relating to sarcolemma Synonyms: sarcolemnous
sarcolemnous (adjective) of or relating to sarcolemma Synonyms: sarcolemmic
sarcosomal (adjective) of or relating to sarcosomes
sardonic (adjective) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking Synonyms: snarky
sartorial (adjective) of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
(adjective) of or relating to the sartorius muscle

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