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Irregular Adjectives (comparative, superlative)

The regular way to make comparative/superlative adjectives is to add -er/-est or to use more/most. A small number of adjectives, however, are irregular and some of these can be regular or irregular. The most important ones are listed here:

AdjectiveComparativeSuperlativeExample
goodbetterthe bestirregularTara is the best athlete in the school.
well (healthy)betterthe bestirregularHe is still in hospital, but he is better than he was last week.
badworsethe worstirregularYou are the worst driver I have ever known.
farfurtherthe furthestirregularMy house is the furthest one.
farfartherthe farthestregularMy house is the farther one.
old (people in a family)elderthe eldestirregularRam is my elder brother.
old (general use)olderthe oldestregularYour teacher is older than my teacher.

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