Adjectives that start with D
List of adjectives.
Describing words, so you can be really clear about what something is like.
It is dark when there is not much light and you have trouble seeing anything. It gets dark at night time, or when you close the curtains and shut the light out. The opposite of dark is light or bright.
Water is called deep if you cannot touch the bottom with your feet when you stand in it. Deep water can be found in the sea, or at the diving end of a pool. Wells and mines are very deep but don't always have water in them.
The man in the picture is diving in some very deep water.
Something is dense if the parts that make it up are very close together. For example, the bamboo forest in the picture is very dense. Materials that are very dense are typically heavier, for example the same volume of lead is heavier than wood.
The opposite of dense is sparse.