Adjectives are part of the open class. Traditionally, they are called ‘describing’ words because they communicate some specific feature or quality of a noun. They provide descriptive detail about qualities like colour, size, character and mood. By including adjectives, writers can shape our response.
5 things to know about adjectives
§ they can be placed before a noun (attributive) or after a copular verb (predicative)
§ the sunny day; the pale boy; a cloudy sky [attributive]
§ the day is sunny…