Adjectives Starting With H: A Simple List

This article provides a comprehensive list of adjectives starting with “H” to help you enhance your writing and vocabulary.

  1. Happy- Feeling or showing pleasure or contentment.
  2. Harmonious- Forming a pleasing or consistent whole.
  3. Hasty- Done with excessive speed or urgency.
  4. Heroic- Having the characteristics of a hero or heroine; very brave.
  5. Humorous- Funny, entertaining, amusing.
  6. Handsome- Attractive in appearance, especially of a man.
  7. Hilarious- Extremely funny, causing great amusement.
  8. Honest- Free from deceit; truthful and sincere.
  9. Hardy- Robust, capable of enduring difficult conditions.
  10. Hot- Having a high temperature; spicy.
  11. Healthy- In good health; free from illness.
  12. Heavenly- Of the heavens or divine; blissfully delightful.
  13. Humble- Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s importance.
  14. Harmonizing- Producing a pleasing combination.
  15. Humane- Showing compassion or benevolence.
  16. Hypnotic- Having the quality of inducing hypnosis; mesmerizing.
  17. Hectic- Full of incessant or frantic activity.
  18. Helpful- Giving or ready to give help.
  19. Honorable- Deserving of honor and respect.
  20. Huge- Extremely large in size, quantity, or extent.
  21. Hushed- Quiet, silent.
  22. Hyperactive- Extremely active, too energetic.
  23. Heartfelt- Sincere, deeply felt.
  24. Handy- Convenient, useful.
  25. Hardy- Capable of enduring difficult conditions.
  26. Hospitable- Friendly and welcoming to guests and visitors.
  27. High- Of great height; elevated.
  28. Hopeful- Feeling or inspiring optimism about a future event.
  29. Hypothetical- Based on or serving as a hypothesis.
  30. Heartwarming- Causing feelings of happiness and affection.
  31. Horrible- Causing horror; very unpleasant.
  32. Hidden- Kept out of sight; concealed.
  33. Homely- Simple but cozy and comfortable, as in one’s own home.
  34. Harmonious- Free from disagreement or dissent.
  35. Healthy- Having good health.
  36. Hypothetical- Supposed or assumed true, but unproven.
  37. Horrific- Causing horror.
  38. Holographic- Of or relating to holography or holograms.
  39. Hurtful- Causing hurt or pain.
  40. Homosexual- Sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex.
  41. Haughty- Arrogantly superior and disdainful.
  42. Homogeneous- Consisting of parts all of the same kind.
  43. Hypocritical- Behaving in a way that suggests one has higher standards than is the case.
  44. Holy- Dedicated or consecrated to God or a religious purpose.
  45. Hardy- Robust; adaptable to harsh conditions.
  46. Hushed- Speaking quietly.
  47. Humane- Having or showing compassion.
  48. Humid- Marked by a high level of moisture in the air.
  49. Hazy- Covered by a mist or haze; unclear, vague.
  50. High- pitched – Having a high frequency of sound.
  51. Hulking- Large, heavy, or clumsy.
  52. Haunted- Inhabited or frequented by a ghost.
  53. Hustling- Energetic and busy, often in a somewhat forceful way.
  54. Hollow- Having a space or cavity inside; not solid.
  55. Hazardous- Risky; dangerous.
  56. Hovering- Remaining in one place in the air.
  57. Horrified- Filled with horror.
  58. Hypersensitive- Excessively sensitive.
  59. Hunched- Bent over.
  60. High- spirited – Lively and cheerful in behavior or mood.
  61. Humming- Making a low, steady continuous sound.
  62. Heralded- Publicly announced.
  63. Horrendous- Extremely unpleasant or bad.
  64. Heinous- Utterly odious or wicked.
  65. Herculean- Requiring great strength or effort.
  66. Heated- Marked by intense emotion or activity.
  67. Howling- Producing a long, loud, doleful cry.
  68. Homely- Plain or unattractive in appearance.
  69. Heterogeneous- Diverse in character or content.
  70. Hokey- Overly sentimental or melodramatic.
  71. Helpless- Unable to defend oneself or act effectively.
  72. Humbug- Deceptive or false talk or behavior.
  73. Hoarse- Having a rough or harsh voice.
  74. Hirsute- Covered with hair.
  75. Hooded- Wearing or having a hood.
  76. Humdrum- Lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.
  77. Hardy- Capable of enduring hardship.
  78. Hallowed- Made holy; consecrated.
  79. Healing- Tending to heal or restore health.
  80. Harmonized- Brought into harmony or agreement.
  81. Hypnotized- Under or as if under the influence of hypnosis.
  82. Handpicked- Carefully chosen.
  83. Hyperbolic- Exaggerated.
  84. Hunched- Bent forward with the upper part of the body.
  85. Hubristic- Excessively proud or self-confident.
  86. Hybrid- Made from two different things.
  87. Halcyon- Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.
  88. Hands- on – Involving active participation.
  89. Hyper- Hyperactive or unusually energetic.
  90. Hypotonic- Relating to or exhibiting hypotonia.
  91. Honed- Having been refined or perfected.
  92. Heart- pounding – Exciting or thrilling.
  93. Huntable- Able to be hunted.
  94. Hygienic- Conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease.
  95. Hushed- Quiet and still.
  96. Harrowing- Acutely distressing.
  97. Habitual- Done or doing constantly or as a habit.
  98. High- minded – Having strong moral principles.
  99. Halfhearted- Without enthusiasm or energy.
  100. Headstrong- Self-willed and obstinate.

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