Adjectives Starting with F
Fabaceous (a.) Having the nature of a bean; like a bean.
Fabian (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the manner of, the Roman general, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest.
Fabrile (a.) Pertaining to a workman, or to work in stone, metal, wood etc.; as, fabrile skill.
Fabulous (a.) Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised; invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous description; a fabulous hero.
Fabulous (a.) Passing belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price.
Faced (a.) Having (such) a face, or (so many) faces; as, smooth-faced, two-faced.
Facete (a.) Facetious; witty; humorous.
Faceted (a.) Having facets.
Facetious (a.) Given to wit and good humor; merry; sportive; jocular; as, a facetious companion.
Facetious (a.) Characterized by wit and pleasantry; exciting laughter; as, a facetious story or reply.
Facial (a.) Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or nerve.
Facile (a.) Easy to be done or performed: not difficult; performable or attainable with little labor.
Facile (a.) Easy to be surmounted or removed; easily conquerable; readily mastered.
Facile (a.) Easy of access or converse; mild; courteous; not haughty, austere, or distant; affable; complaisant.
Facile (a.) Easily persuaded to good or bad; yielding; ductile to a fault; pliant; flexible.
Facile (a.) Ready; quick; expert; as, he is facile in expedients; he wields a facile pen.
Facinorous (a.) Atrociously wicked.
Factionary (a.) Belonging to a faction; being a partisan; taking sides.
Factious (a.) Given to faction; addicted to form parties and raise dissensions, in opposition to government or the common good; turbulent; seditious; prone to clamor against public measures or men; -- said of persons.
Factious (a.) Pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized by, faction; -- said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels.
Factitious (a.) Made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature; artificial; sham; formed by, or adapted to, an artificial or conventional, in distinction from a natural, standard or rule; not natural; as, factitious cinnabar or jewels; a factitious taste.
Factitive (a.) Causing; causative.
Factitive (a.) Pertaining to that relation which is proper when the act, as of a transitive verb, is not merely received by an object, but produces some change in the object, as when we say, He made the water wine.
Factive (a.) Making; having power to make.
Factorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a factory.
Factorial (a.) Related to factorials.
Factual (a.) Relating to, or containing, facts.
Facular (a.) Of or pertaining to the faculae.
Facund (a.) Eloquent.
Facundious (a.) Eloquement; full of words.
Fade (a.) Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
Fade (a.) To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
Fade (a.) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.
Fade (a.) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
Faded (a.) That has lost freshness, color, or brightness; grown dim.
Fadeless (a.) Not liable to fade; unfading.
Fadge (a.) To fit; to suit; to agree.
Fading (a.) Losing freshness, color, brightness, or vigor.
Fady (a.) Faded.
Faecal (a.) See Fecal.
Fahrenheit (a.) Conforming to the scale used by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit in the graduation of his thermometer; of or relating to Fahrenheit's thermometric scale.
Fain (a.) Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inc
Fain (a.) Satisfied; contented; also, constrained.
Faineant (a.) Doing nothing; shiftless.
Fainthearted (a.) Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected.
Faintish (a.) Slightly faint; somewhat faint.
Faintling (a.) Timorous; feeble-minded.
Fainty (a.) Feeble; languid.
Fair-haired (a.) Having fair or light-colored hair.
Fairish (a.) Tolerably fair.
Fair-minded (a.) Unprejudiced; just; judicial; honest.
Fair-natured (a.) Well-disposed.
Faair-spoken (a.) Using fair speech, or uttered with fairness; bland; civil; courteous; plausible.
Fair-weather (a.) Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair-weather voyage.
Fair-weather (a.) Appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous; as, a fair-weather friend.
Fairy (a.) Of or pertaining to fairies.
Fairy (a.) Given by fairies; as, fairy money.
Fairylike (a.) Resembling a fairy, or what is made or done be fairies; as, fairylike music.
Faithed (a.) Having faith or a faith; honest; sincere.
Faithful (a.) Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God.
Faithful (a.) Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements.
Faithful (a.) True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, be ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant.
Faithful (a.) Worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation.
Faithless (a.) Not believing; not giving credit.
Faithless (a.) Not believing on God or religion; specifically, not believing in the Christian religion.
Faithless (a.) Not observant of promises or covenants.
Faithless (a.) Not true to allegiance, duty, or vows; perfidious; trecherous; disloyal; not of true fidelity; inconstant, as a husband or a wife.
Faithless (a.) Serving to disappoint or deceive; delusive; unsatisfying.
Falcate (a.) Alt. of Falcated
Falcated (a.) Hooked or bent like a sickle; as, a falcate leaf; a falcate claw; -- said also of the moon, or a planet, when horned or crescent-formed.
Falcidian (a.) Of or pertaining to Publius Falcidius, a Roman tribune.
Falciform (a.) Having the shape of a scithe or sickle; resembling a reaping hook; as, the falciform ligatment of the liver.
Falconine (a.) Like a falcon or hawk; belonging to the Falconidae
Falculate (a.) Curved and sharppointed, like a falcula, or claw of a falcon.
Falernian (a.) Of or pertaining to Mount Falernus, in Italy; as, Falernianwine.
Fallacious (a.) Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or reasoning.
Fallen (a.) Dropped; prostrate; degraded; ruined; decreased; dead.
Fallible (a.) Liable to fail, mistake, or err; liable to deceive or to be deceived; as, all men are fallible; our opinions and hopes are fallible.
Fallopian (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Fallopius; as, the Fallopian tubes or oviducts, the ducts or canals which conduct the ova from the ovaries to the uterus.
Fallow (a.) Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound.
Falsary (a.) A falsifier of evidence.
False (a.) To report falsely; to falsify.
False (a.) To betray; to falsify.
False (a.) To mislead by want of truth; to deceive.
False (a.) To feign; to pretend to make.
False-faced (a.) Hypocritical.
False-heart (a.) False-hearted.
False-hearted (a.) Hollow or unsound at the core; treacherous; deceitful; perfidious.
Falsifiable (a.) Capable of being falsified, counterfeited, or corrupted.
Falsify (a.) To make false; to represent falsely.
Falsify (a.) To counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin.
Falsify (a.) To prove to be false, or untrustworthy; to confute; to disprove; to nullify; to make to appear false.
Falsify (a.) To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.
Falsify (a.) To baffle or escape; as, to falsify a blow.
Falsify (a.) To avoid or defeat; to prove false, as a judgment.
Falsify (a.) To show, in accounting, (an inem of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong.
Falsify (a.) To make false by multilation or addition; to tamper with; as, to falsify a record or document.
Falsity (a.) The quality of being false; coutrariety or want of conformity to truth.
Falsity (a.) That which is false; falsehood; a lie; a false assertion.
Faltering (a.) Hesitating; trembling.
Fameless (a.) Without fame or renown.
Familiar (a.) Of or pertaining to a family; domestic.
Familiar (a.) Closely acquainted or intimate, as a friend or companion; well versed in, as any subject of study; as, familiar with the Scriptures.
Familiar (a.) Characterized by, or exhibiting, the manner of an intimate friend; not formal; unconstrained; easy; accessible.
Familiar (a.) Well known; well understood; common; frequent; as, a familiar illustration.
Familiar (a.) Improperly acquainted; wrongly intimate.
Familiary (a.) Of or pertaining to a family or household; domestic.
Familistic (a.) Alt. of Familistical
Familistical (a.) Pertaining to Familists.
Famous (a.) Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.
Famoused (a.) Renowned.
Fanatic (a.) Pertaining to, or indicating, fanaticism; extravagant in opinions; ultra; unreasonable; excessively enthusiastic, especially on religious subjects; as, fanatic zeal; fanatic notions.
Fanatical (a.) Characteristic of, or relating to, fanaticism; fanatic.
Fanciful (a.) Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects.
Fanciful (a.) Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in ideal qualities or figures; as, a fanciful scheme; a fanciful theory.
Fanciful (a.) Curiously shaped or constructed; as, she wore a fanciful headdress.
Fanciless (a.) Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination.
Fancy (a.) Adapted to please the fancy or taste; ornamental; as, fancy goods.
Fancy (a.) Extravagant; above real value.
Fancy-free (a.) Free from the power of love.
Fancy-sick (a.) Love-sick.
Fang (a.) To catch; to seize, as with the teeth; to lay hold of; to gripe; to clutch.
Fang (a.) To enable to catch or tear; to furnish with fangs.
Fanged (a.) Having fangs or tusks; as, a fanged adder. Also used figuratively.
Fangled (a.) New made; hence, gaudy; showy; vainly decorated. [Obs., except with the prefix new.] See Newfangled.
Fangless (a.) Destitute of fangs or tusks.
Fanlike (a.) Resembling a fan;
Fanlike (a.) folded up like a fan, as certain leaves; plicate.
Fan-nerved (a.) Having the nerves or veins arranged in a radiating manner; -- said of certain leaves, and of the wings of some insects.
Fan-tailed (a.) Having an expanded, or fan-shaped, tail; as, the fan-tailed pigeon.
Fantasied (a.) Filled with fancies or imaginations.
Fantastic (a.) Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical.
Fantastic (a.) Having the nature of a phantom; unreal.
Fantastic (a.) Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress.
Fantastic (a.) Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.
Fantastical (a.) Fanciful; unreal; whimsical; capricious; fantastic.
Fap (a.) Fuddled.
Far (a.) Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
Far (a.) Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
Far (a.) Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
Far (a.) Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
Far (a.) The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
Faradic (a.) Of or pertaining to Michael Faraday, the distinguished electrician; -- applied especially to induced currents of electricity, as produced by certain forms of inductive apparatus, on account of Faraday's investigations of their laws.
Farantly (a.) Orderly; comely; respectable.
Farcical (a.) Pertaining to farce; appropriated to farce; ludicrous; unnatural; unreal.
Farcical (a.) Of or pertaining to the disease called farcy. See Farcy, n.
Farewell (a.) Parting; valedictory; final; as, a farewell discourse; his farewell bow.
Farfetched (a.) Brought from far, or from a remote place.
Farfetched (a.) Studiously sought; not easily or naturally deduced or introduced; forced; strained.
Farinaceous (a.) Consisting or made of meal or flour; as, a farinaceous diet.
Farinaceous (a.) Yielding farina or flour; as, ffarinaceous seeds.
Farinaceous (a.) Like meal; mealy; pertainiing to meal; as, a farinaceous taste, smell, or appearance.
Farinose (a.) Yielding farinaa; as, farinose substances.
Farinose (a.) Civered with a sort of white, mealy powder, as the leaves of some poplars, and the body of certain insects; mealy.
Farmable (a.) Capable of being farmed.
Farming (a.) Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community.
Farmost (a.) Most distant; farthest.
Farness (a.) The state of being far off; distance; remoteness.
Far-off (a.) Remote; as, the far-off distance. Cf. Far-off, under Far, adv.
Farraginous (a.) Formed of various materials; mixed; as, a farraginous mountain.
Farrow (a.) Not producing young in a given season or year; -- said only of cows.
Farseeing (a.) Able to see to a great distance; farsighted.
Farseeing (a.) Having foresight as regards the future.
Farsighted (a.) Seeing to great distance; hence, of good judgment regarding the remote effects of actions; sagacious.
Farsighted (a.) Hypermetropic.
Farstretched (a.) Streatched beyond ordinary limits.
Farthermost (a.) Most remote; farthest.
Fascial (a.) Pertaining to the fasces.
Fascial (a.) Relating to a fascia.
Fasciate (a.) Alt. of Fasciated
Fasciated (a.) Bound with a fillet, sash, or bandage.
Fasciated (a.) Banded or compacted together.
Fasciated (a.) Flattened and laterally widened, as are often the stems of the garden cockscomb.
Fasciated (a.) Broadly banded with color.
Fascicled (a.) Growing in a bundle, tuft, or close cluster; as, the fascicled leaves of the pine or larch; the fascicled roots of the dahlia; fascicled muscle fibers; fascicled tufts of hair.
Fascicular (a.) Pertaining to a fascicle; fascicled; as, a fascicular root.
Fasciculate (a.) Alt. of Fasciculated
Fasciculated (a.) Grouped in a fascicle; fascicled.
Fascinous (a.) Caused or acting by witchcraft.
Fashionable (a.) Conforming to the fashion or established mode; according with the prevailing form or style; as, a fashionable dress.
Fashionable (a.) Established or favored by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as, the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions.
Fashionable (a.) Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man.
Fashionable (a.) Genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society.
Fashioned (a.) Having a certain style or fashion; as old-fashioned; new-fashioned.
Fashionless (a.) Having no fashion.
Fashion-mongering (a.) Behaving like a fashion-monger.
Fast (a.) In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly; firmly; immovably.
Fast (a.) In a fast or rapid manner; quickly; swiftly; extravagantly; wildly; as, to run fast; to live fast.
Fasten (a.) To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window.
Fasten (a.) To cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts.
Fasten (a.) To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow.
Fast-handed (a.) Close-handed; close-fisted; covetous; avaricious.
Fastidious (a.) Difficult to please; delicate to a fault; suited with difficulty; squeamish; as, a fastidious mind or ear; a fastidious appetite.
Fastigiate (a.) Alt. of Fastigiated
Fastigiated (a.) Narrowing towards the top.
Fastigiated (a.) Clustered, parallel, and upright, as the branches of the Lombardy poplar; pointed.
Fastigiated (a.) United into a conical bundle, or into a bundle with an enlarged head, like a sheaf of wheat.
Fastish (a.) Rather fast; also, somewhat dissipated.
Fastness (a.) The state of being fast and firm; firmness; fixedness; security; faithfulness.
Fastness (a.) A fast place; a stronghold; a fortress or fort; a secure retreat; a castle; as, the enemy retired to their fastnesses in the mountains.
Fastness (a.) Conciseness of style.
Fastness (a.) The state of being fast or swift.
Fastuous (a.) Proud; haughty; disdainful.
Fat (a.) To make fat; to fatten; to make plump and fleshy with abundant food; as, to fat fowls or sheep.
Fatal (a.) Proceeding from, or appointed by, fate or destiny; necessary; inevitable.
Fatal (a.) Foreboding death or great disaster.
Fatal (a.) Causing death or destruction; deadly; mortal; destructive; calamitous; as, a fatal wound; a fatal disease; a fatal day; a fatal error.
Fatalistic (a.) Implying, or partaking of the nature of, fatalism.
Fat-brained (a.) Dull of apprehension.
Fatherless (a.) Destitute of a living father; as, a fatherless child.
Fatherless (a.) Without a known author.
Fatherly (a.) Like a father in affection and care; paternal; tender; protecting; careful.
Fatherly (a.) Of or pertaining to a father.
Fathomable (a.) Capable of being fathomed.
Fathomless (a.) Incapable of being fathomed; immeasurable; that can not be sounded.
Fathomless (a.) Incomprehensible.
Fatidical (a.) Having power to foretell future events; prophetic; fatiloquent; as, the fatidical oak.
Fatiferous (a.) Fate-bringing; deadly; mortal; destructive.
Fatigable (a.) Easily tired.
Fatigate (a.) Wearied; tired; fatigued.
Fatiloquent (a.) Prophetic; fatidical.
Fatimite (a.) Alt. of Fatimide
Fatimide (a.) Descended from Fatima, the daughter and only child of Mohammed.
Fat-kidneyed (a.) Gross; lubberly.
Fattish (a.) Somewhat fat; inc
Fatty (a.) Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance.
Fatuitous (a.) Stupid; fatuous.
Fatuous (a.) Feeble in mind; weak; silly; stupid; foolish; fatuitous.
Fatuous (a.) Without reality; illusory, like the ignis fatuus.
Fat-wited (a.) Dull; stupid.
Faucal (a.) Pertaining to the fauces, or opening of the throat; faucial; esp., (Phon.) produced in the fauces, as certain deep guttural sounds found in the Semitic and some other languages.
Faucial (a.) Pertaining to the fauces; pharyngeal.
Faultful (a.) Full of faults or sins.
Faultless (a.) Without fault; not defective or imperfect; free from blemish; free from incorrectness, vice, or offense; perfect; as, a faultless poem.
Faulty (a.) Containing faults, blemishes, or defects; imperfect; not fit for the use intended.
Faulty (a.) Guilty of a fault, or of faults; hence, blamable; worthy of censure.
Faunal (a.) Relating to fauna.
Favaginous (a.) Formed like, or resembling, a honeycomb.
Favel (a.) Yellow; fal/ow; dun.
Faveolate (a.) Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose.
Favillous (a.) Of or pertaining to ashes.
Favonian (a.) Pertaining to the west wind; soft; mild; gentle.
Favored (a.) Countenanced; aided; regarded with kidness; as, a favored friend.
Favored (a.) Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well-favored; hard-favored, etc.
Favoring (a.) That favors.
Favorite (a.) Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child.
Favorless (a.) Unfavored; not regarded with favor; having no countenance or support.
Favorless (a.) Unpropitious; unfavorable.
Favose (a.) Honeycombed. See Faveolate.
Favose (a.) Of or pertaining to the disease called favus.
Favosite (a.) Like or pertaining to the genus Favosites.
Fawe (a.) Fain; glad; delighted.
Fawn (a.) Of the color of a fawn; fawn-colored.
Fawn-colored (a.) Of the color of a fawn; light yellowish brown.
Faxed (a.) Hairy.
Feal (a.) Faithful; loyal.
Fearful (a.) Full of fear, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened.
Fearful (a.) inc
Fearful (a.) Indicating, or caused by, fear.
Fearful (a.) Inspiring fear or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; terrible; frightful; dreadful.
Fearless (a.) Free from fear.
Fearsome (a.) Frightful; causing fear.
Fearsome (a.) Easily frightened; timid; timorous.
Feasible (a.) Capable of being done, executed, or effected; practicable.
Feasible (a.) Fit to be used or tailed, as land.
Feastful (a.) Festive; festal; joyful; sumptuous; luxurious.
Feat-bodied (a.) Having a feat or trim body.
Feateous (a.) Dexterous; neat.
Feather-brained/ (a.) Giddy; frivolous; feather-headed.
Feathered (a.) Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow.
Feathered (a.) Furnished with anything featherlike; ornamented; fringed; as, land feathered with trees.
Feathered (a.) Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of certian birds; or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog.
Feathered (a.) Having feathers; -- said of an arrow, when the feathers are of a tincture different from that of the shaft.
Feather-edged/ (a.) Having a feather-edge; also, having one edge thinner than the other, as a board; -- in the United States, said only of stuff one edge of which is made as thin as practicable.
Feather-headed (a.) Giddy; frivolous; foolish.
Feather-heeled (a.) Light-heeled; gay; frisky; frolicsome.
Featherless (a.) Destitute of feathers.
Featherly (a.) Like feathers.
Feather-pated (a.) Feather-headed; frivolous.
Feather-veined (a.) Having the veins (of a leaf) diverging from the two sides of a midrib.
Feathery (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, feathers; covered with, or as with, feathers; as, feathery spray or snow.
Featly (a.) Neatly; dexterously; nimbly.
Featured (a.) Shaped; fashioned.
Featured (a.) Having features; formed into features.
Featureless (a.) Having no distinct or distinctive features.
Featurely (a.) Having features; showing marked peculiarities; handsome.
Febriculose (a.) Somewhat feverish.
Febrifacient (a.) Febrific.
Febriferous (a.) Causing fever; as, a febriferous locality.
Febrific (a.) Producing fever.
Febrifugal (a.) Having the quality of mitigating or curing fever.
Febrifuge (a.) Antifebrile.
Febrile (a.) Pertaining to fever; indicating fever, or derived from it; as, febrile symptoms; febrile action.
Fecal (a.) relating to, or containing, dregs, feces, or ordeure; faecal.
Fecial (a.) Pertaining to heralds, declarations of war, and treaties of peace; as, fecial law.
Feckless (a.) Spiritless; weak; worthless.
Feculent (a.) Foul with extraneous or impure substances; abounding with sediment or excrementitious matter; muddy; thick; turbid.
Fecund (a.) Fruitful in children; prolific.
Federal (a.) Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a compact between parties, usually governments or their representatives.
Federal (a.) Composed of states or districts which retain only a subordinate and limited sovereignty, as the Union of the United States, or the Sonderbund of Switzerland.
Federal (a.) Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the Federal Constitution; a Federal officer.
Federal (a.) Friendly or devoted to such a government; as, the Federal party. see Federalist.
Federate (a.) United by compact, as sovereignties, states, or nations; joined in confederacy; leagued; confederate; as, federate nations.
Federative (a.) Uniting in a league; forming a confederacy; federal.
Feeble-minded (a.) Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; irresolute; vacilating; imbecile.
Feeling (a.) Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.
Feeling (a.) Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility; as, he made a feeling representation of his wrongs.
Feetless (a.) Destitute of feet; as, feetless birds.
Fehmic (a.) See Vehmic.
Feigned (a.) Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false.
Feigning (a.) That feigns; insincere; not genuine; false.
Feint (a.) Feigned; counterfeit.
Feint (a.) That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
Feint (a.) A mock blow or attack on one part when another part is intended to be struck; -- said of certain movements in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
Feldspathic (a.) Alt. of Feldspathose
Feldspathose (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, feldspar.
Fele (a.) Many.
Felicitate (a.) Made very happy.
Felicitous (a.) Characterized by felicity; happy; prosperous; delightful; skilful; successful; happily applied or expressed; appropriate.
Fell (a.) Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.
Fell (a.) Eager; earnest; intent.
Fell (a.) Gall; anger; melancholy.
Fellable (a.) Fit to be felled.
Felliflu-ous (a.) Flowing with gall.
Fellinic (a.) Of, relating to, or derived from, bile or gall; as, fellinic acid.
Fellowless (a.) Without fellow or equal; peerless.
Fellowlike (a.) Like a companion; companionable; on equal terms; sympathetic.
Fellowly (a.) Fellowlike.
Felon (a.) A person who has committed a felony.
Felon (a.) A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.
Felon (a.) A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.
Felon (a.) Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.
Felonious (a.) Having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious; in a legal sense, done with intent to commit a crime; as, felonious homicide.
Felonous (a.) Wicked; felonious.
Felsitic (a.) relating to, composed of, or containing, felsite.
Felspathic (a.) See Feldspathic.
Female (a.) Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male.
Female (a.) Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine; as, female tenderness.
Female (a.) Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization.
Feminal (a.) Feminine.
Feminate (a.) Feminine.
Feminine (a.) Of or pertaining to a woman, or to women; characteristic of a woman; womanish; womanly.
Feminine (a.) Having the qualities of a woman; becoming or appropriate to the female sex; as, in a good sense, modest, graceful, affectionate, confiding; or, in a bad sense, weak, nerveless, timid, pleasure-loving, effeminate.
Femoral (a.) Pertaining to the femur or thigh; as, the femoral artery.
Fenceful (a.) Affording defense; defensive.
Fenceless (a.) Without a fence; uninclosed; open; unguarded; defenseless.
Fenci-ble (a.) Capable of being defended, or of making or affording defense.
Fendliche (a.) Fiendlike.
Fenestral (a.) Pertaining to a window or to windows.
Fenestral (a.) Of or pertaining to a fenestra.
Fenestrate (a.) Having numerous openings; irregularly reticulated; as, fenestrate membranes; fenestrate fronds.
Fenestrate (a.) Having transparent spots, as the wings of certain butterflies.
Fenestrated (a.) Having windows; characterized by windows.
Fenestrated (a.) Same as Fenestrate.
Fenian (a.) Pertaining to Fenians or to Fenianism.
Fennish (a.) Abounding in fens; fenny.
Fenny (a.) Pertaining to, or inhabiting, a fen; abounding in fens; swampy; boggy.
Fenowed (a.) Corrupted; decayed; moldy. See Vinnewed.
Fensi-ble (a.) Fencible.
Fen-sucked (a.) Sucked out of marches.
Feodal (a.) Feudal. See Feudal.
Feracious (a.) Fruitful; producing abundantly.
Feral (a.) Wild; untamed; ferine; not domesticated; -- said of beasts, birds, and plants.
Feral (a.) Funereal; deadly; fatal; dangerous.
Fere (a.) Fierce.
Ferial (a.) Of or pertaining to holidays.
Ferial (a.) Belonging to any week day, esp. to a day that is neither a festival nor a fast.
Ferier (a.) compar. of Fere, fierce.
Ferine (a.) Wild; untamed; savage; as, lions, tigers, wolves, and bears are ferine beasts.
Fermentable (a.) Capable of fermentation; as, cider and other vegetable liquors are fermentable.
Fermental (a.) Fermentative.
Fermentative (a.) Causing, or having power to cause, fermentation; produced by fermentation; fermenting; as, a fermentative process.
Fern (a.) Ancient; old. [Obs.] "Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes." [saints].
Ferny (a.) Abounding in ferns.
Ferocious (a.) Fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion.
Ferous (a.) Wild; savage.
Ferrarese (a.) Pertaining to Ferrara, in Italy.
Ferreous (a.) Partaking of, made of, or pertaining to, iron; like iron.
Ferric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing iron. Specifically (Chem.), denoting those compounds in which iron has a higher valence than in the ferrous compounds; as, ferric oxide; ferric acid.
Ferricyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide.
Ferriferous (a.) Producing or yielding iron.
Ferriprussic (a.) Ferricyanic.
Ferrocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide.
Ferroprussic (a.) Ferrocyanic.
Ferrous (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, iron; -- especially used of compounds of iron in which the iron has its lower valence; as, ferrous sulphate.
Ferruginated (a.) Having the color or properties of the rust of iron.
Ferrugineous (a.) Ferruginous.
Ferruginous (a.) Partaking of iron; containing particles of iron.
Ferruginous (a.) Resembling iron rust in appearance or color; brownish red, or yellowish red.
Fers (a.) Fierce.
Ferthe (a.) Fourth.
Fertile (a.) Producing fruit or vegetation in abundance; fruitful; able to produce abundantly; prolific; fecund; productive; rich; inventive; as, fertile land or fields; a fertile mind or imagination.
Fertile (a.) Capable of producing fruit; fruit-bearing; as, fertile flowers.
Fertile (a.) Containing pollen; -- said of anthers.
Fertile (a.) produced in abundance; plenteous; ample.
Ferulaceous (a.) Pertaining to reeds and canes; having a stalk like a reed; as, ferulaceous plants.
Ferulic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, asafetida (Ferula asafoetida); as, ferulic acid.
Fervent (a.) Hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer.
Fervent (a.) Warm in feeling; ardent in temperament; earnest; full of fervor; zealous; glowing.
Fervescent (a.) Growing hot.
Fervid (a.) Very hot; burning; boiling.
Fervid (a.) Ardent; vehement; zealous.
Fescennine (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Fescennines.
Festal (a.) Of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast; joyous; festive.
Festinate (a.) Hasty; hurried.
Festival (a.) Pertaining to a fest; festive; festal; appropriate to a festival; joyous; mirthful.
Festive (a.) Pertaining to, or becoming, a feast; festal; joyous; gay; mirthful; sportive.
Festivous (a.) Pertaining to a feast; festive.
Festoony (a.) Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, festoons.
Festucine (a.) Of a straw color; greenish yellow.
Festucous (a.) Formed or consisting of straw.
Fetal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus; as, fetal circulation; fetal membranes.
Fetichistic (a.) Alt. of Fetishistic
Fetishistic (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, fetichism.
Fetid (a.) Having an offensive smell; stinking.
Fetiferous (a.) Producing young, as animals.
Fetis (a.) Neat; pretty; well made; graceful.
Fetish (a.) Alt. of Fetishistic
Fetishism (a.) Alt. of Fetishistic
Fetishistic (a.) See Fetich, n., Fetichism, n., Fetichistic, a.
Fettered (a.) Seeming as if fettered, as the feet of certain animals which bend backward, and appear unfit for walking.
Fetterless (a.) Free from fetters.
Fettle (a.) To repair; to prepare; to put in order.
Fettle (a.) To cover or
Fetuous (a.) Neat; feat.
Feudal (a.) Of or pertaining to feuds, fiefs, or feels; as, feudal rights or services; feudal tenures.
Feudal (a.) Consisting of, or founded upon, feuds or fiefs; embracing tenures by military services; as, the feudal system.
Feudary (a.) Held by, or pertaining to, feudal tenure.
Feudtory (a.) Held from another on some conditional tenure; as, a feudatory title.
Feuillemort (a.) Having the color of a faded leaf.
Feverish (a.) Having a fever; suffering from, or affected with, a moderate degree of fever; showing increased heat and thirst; as, the patient is feverish.
Feverish (a.) Indicating, or pertaining to, fever; characteristic of a fever; as, feverish symptoms.
Feverish (a.) Hot; sultry.
Feverish (a.) Disordered as by fever; excited; restless; as, the feverish condition of the commercial world.
Feverous (a.) Affected with fever or ague; feverish.
Feverous (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever; as, a feverous pulse.
Feverous (a.) Having the tendency to produce fever; as, a feverous disposition of the year.
Fevery (a.) Feverish.
Fey (a.) Fated; doomed.
Fibered (a.) Alt. of Fibred
Fibred (a.) Having fibers; made up of fibers.
Fiber-faced (a.) Alt. of Fibre-faced
Fibre-faced (a.) Having a visible fiber embodied in the surface of; -- applied esp. to a kind of paper for checks, drafts, etc.
Fiberless (a.) Alt. of Fibreless
Fibreless (a.) Having no fibers; destitute of fibers or fiber.
Fibriform (a.) Having the form of a fiber or fibers; resembling a fiber.
Fibrillar (a.) Of or pertaining to fibrils or fibers; as, fibrillar twitchings.
Fibrillary (a.) Of of pertaining to fibrils.
Fibrillated (a.) Furnished with fibrils; fringed.
Fibrillose (a.) Covered with hairlike appendages, as the under surface of some lichens; also, composed of little strings or fibers; as, fibrillose appendages.
Fibrillous (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, fibers.
Fibrine (a.) Belonging to the fibers of plants.
Fibrinogenous (a.) Possessed of properties similar to fibrinogen; capable of forming fibrin.
Fibrinoplastic (a.) Like fibrinoplastin; capable of forming fibrin when brought in contact with fibrinogen.
Fibrinous (a.) Having, or partaking of the properties of, fibrin; as, fibrious exudation.
Fibrochondrosteal (a.) Partly fibrous, partly cartilaginous, and partly osseous.
Fibroid (a.) Resembling or forming fibrous tissue; made up of fibers; as, fibroid tumors.
Fibrous (a.) Containing, or consisting of, fibers; as, the fibrous coat of the cocoanut; the fibrous roots of grasses.
Fibrovascular (a.) Containing woody fiber and ducts, as the stems of all flowering plants and ferns; -- opposed to cellular.
Fibu-lar (a.) Pertaining to the fibula.
Fiche (a.) See FitchE.
Fickle (a.) Not fixed or firm; liable to change; unstable; of a changeable mind; not firm in opinion or purpose; inconstant; capricious; as, Fortune's fickle wheel.
Fictile (a.) Molded, or capable of being molded, into form by art; relating to pottery or to molding in any soft material.
Fictional (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, fiction; fictitious; romantic.
Fictious (a.) Fictitious.
Fictitious (a.) Feigned; imaginary; not real; fabulous; counterfeit; false; not genuine; as, fictitious fame.
Fictive (a.) Feigned; counterfeit.
Fiddle-shaped (a.) Inversely ovate, with a deep hollow on each side.
Fidgety (a.) Restless; uneasy.
Fidicinal (a.) Of or pertaining to a stringed instrument.
Fiducial (a.) Having faith or trust; confident; undoubting; firm.
Fiducial (a.) Having the nature of a trust; fiduciary; as, fiducial power.
Fidiciary (a.) Involving confidence or trust; confident; undoubting; faithful; firm; as, in a fiduciary capacity.
Fidiciary (a.) Holding, held, or founded, in trust.
Fielded (a.) Engaged in the field; encamped.
Fielden (a.) Consisting of fields.
Fieldy (a.) Open, like a field.
Fiendful (a.) Full of fiendish spirit or arts.
Fiendish (a.) Like a fiend; diabolically wicked or cruel; infernal; malignant; devilish; hellish.
Fiendlike (a.) Fiendish; diabolical.
Fiendly (a.) Fiendlike; monstrous; devilish.
Fiery (a.) Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance.
Fiery (a.) Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous.
Fiery (a.) Passionate; easily provoked; irritable.
Fiery (a.) Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited.
Fiery (a.) heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish.
Fifteen (a.) Five and ten; one more than fourteen.
Fifteenth (a.) Next in order after the fourteenth; -- the ordinal of fifteen.
Fifteenth (a.) Consisting of one of fifteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
Fifth (a.) Next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five.
Fifth (a.) Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing.
Fiftieth (a.) Next in order after the forty-ninth; -- the ordinal of fifty.
Fiftieth (a.) Consisting of one of fifty equal parts or divisions.
Fifty (a.) Five times ten; as, fifty men.
Figent (a.) Fidgety; restless.
Fighting (a.) Qualified for war; fit for battle.
Fighting (a.) Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field.
Figulate (a.) Alt. of Figulated
Figulated (a.) Made of potter's clay; molded; shaped.
Figurable (a.) Capable of being brought to a fixed form or shape.
Figural (a.) Represented by figure or de
Figural (a.) Figurate. See Figurate.
Figurate (a.) Of a definite form or figure.
Figurate (a.) Figurative; metaphorical.
Figurate (a.) Florid; figurative; involving passing discords by the freer melodic movement of one or more parts or voices in the harmony; as, figurate counterpoint or descant.
Figurated (a.) Having a determinate form.
Figurative (a.) Representing by a figure, or by resemblance; typical; representative.
Figurative (a.) Used in a sense that is tropical, as a metaphor; not literal; -- applied to words and expressions.
Figurative (a.) Abounding in figures of speech; flowery; florid; as, a highly figurative description.
Figurative (a.) Relating to the representation of form or figure by drawing, carving, etc. See Figure, n., 2.
Figured (a.) Adorned with figures; marked with figures; as, figured muslin.
Figured (a.) Not literal; figurative.
Figured (a.) Free and florid; as, a figured descant. See Figurate, 3.
Figured (a.) Indicated or noted by figures.
Figurial (a.) Represented by figure or de
Fijian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Fiji islands or their inhabitants.
Filaceous (a.) Composed of threads.
Filamentary (a.) Having the character of, or formed by, a filament.
Filametoid (a.) Like a filament.
Filamentous (a.) Like a thread; consisting of threads or filaments.
Filar (a.) Of or pertaining to a thread or
Filial (a.) Of or pertaining to a son or daughter; becoming to a child in relation to his parents; as, filial obedience.
Filial (a.) Bearing the relation of a child.
Filical (a.) Belonging to the Filices, r ferns.
Filicic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ferns; as, filicic acid.
Filiciform (a.) Shaped like a fern or like the parts of a fern leaf.
Filicoid (a.) Fernlike, either in form or in the nature of the method of reproduction.
Filiferous (a.) Producing threads.
Filiform (a.) Having the shape of a thread or filament; as, the filiform papillae of the tongue; a filiform style or peduncle. See Illust. of AntennAe.
Filigraned (a.) See Filigreed.
Filigree (a.) Relating to, composed of, or resembling, work in filigree; as, a filigree basket. Hence: Fanciful; unsubstantial; merely decorative.
Filigreed (a.) Adorned with filigree.
Filipendulous (a.) Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.
Fill (a.) To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of.
Fill (a.) To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun.
Fill (a.) To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
Fill (a.) To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.
Fill (a.) To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
Fill (a.) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
Fill (a.) To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.
Fill (a.) To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
Filmy (a.) Composed of film or films.
Filoplumaceous (a.) Having the structure of a filoplume.
Filose (a.) Terminating in a threadlike process.
Fimbriate (a.) Having the edge or extremity bordered by filiform processes thicker than hairs; fringed; as, the fimbriate petals of the pink; the fimbriate end of the Fallopian tube.
Fimbriated (a.) Having a fringed border; fimbriate.
Fimbriated (a.) Having a very narrow border of another tincture; -- said esp. of an ordinary or subordinary.
Fimbricate (a.) Fringed; jagged; fimbriate.
Fimbricate (a.) fringed, on one side only, by long, straight hairs, as the antennae of certain insects.
Finable (a.) Liable or subject to a fine; as, a finable person or offense.
Final (a.) Pertaining to the end or conclusion; last; terminating; ultimate; as, the final day of a school term.
Final (a.) Conclusive; decisive; as, a final judgment; the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue.
Final (a.) Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
Financial (a.) Pertaining to finance.
Finative (a.) Conclusive; decisive; definitive; final.
Finchbacked (a.) Streaked or spotted on the back; -- said of cattle.
Finched (a.) Same as Finchbacked.
Findable (a.) Capable of beong found; discoverable.
Findfaulting (a.) Apt to censure or cavil; faultfinding; captious.
Findy (a.) Full; heavy; firm; solid; substemtial.
Fine (a.) To make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold.
Fine (a.) To make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil.
Fine (a.) To change by fine gradations; as (Naut.), to fine down a ship's
Finedrawn (a.) Drawn out with too much subtilty; overnice; as, finedrawn speculations.
Fineless (a.) Endless; boundless.
Fineness (a.) The quality or condition of being fine.
Fineness (a.) Freedom from foreign matter or alloy; clearness; purity; as, the fineness of liquor.
Fineness (a.) The proportion of pure silver or gold in jewelry, bullion, or coins.
Fineness (a.) Keenness or sharpness; as, the fineness of a needle's point, or of the edge of a blade.
Finespun (a.) Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated; hence, unsubstantial; visionary; as, finespun theories.
Finesse (a.) Subtilty of contrivance to gain a point; artifice; stratagem.
Finesse (a.) The act of finessing. See Finesse, v. i., 2.
Fin-footed (a.) Having palmate feet.
Fin-footed (a.) Having lobate toes, as the coot and grebe.
Fingered (a.) Having fingers.
Fingered (a.) Having leaflets like fingers; digitate.
Fingered (a.) Marked with figures designating which finger should be used for each note.
Finical (a.) Affectedly fine; overnice; unduly particular; fastidious.
Finicking (a.) Alt. of Finicky
Finicky (a.) Finical; unduly particular.
Finify (a.) To make fine; to dress finically.
Finikin (a.) Precise in trifles; idly busy.
Finished (a.) Polished to the highest degree of excellence; complete; perfect; as, a finished poem; a finished education.
Finishing (a.) Tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use.
Finite (a.) Having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded; -- opposed to infinite; as, finite number; finite existence; a finite being; a finite mind; finite duration.
Finiteless (a.) Infinite.
Finless (a.) destitute of fins.
Finlike (a.) Resembling a fin.
Finn (a.) A native of Finland; one of the Finn/ in the ethnological sense. See Finns.
Finned (a.) Having a fin, or fins, or anything resembling a fin.
Finnic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Finns.
Finnish (a.) Of or pertaining to Finland, to the Finns, or to their language.
Finny (a.) Having, or abounding in, fins, as fishes; pertaining to fishes.
Finny (a.) Abounding in fishes.
Fin-toed (a.) Having toes connected by a membrane; palmiped; palmated; also, lobate.
Fire-fanged (a.) Injured as by fire; burned; -- said of manure which has lost its goodness and acquired an ashy hue in consequence of heat generated by decomposition.
Fireless (a.) Destitute of fire.
Fire-new (a.) Fresh from the forge; bright; quite new; brand-new.
Fireproof (a.) Proof against fire; incombustible.
Firm (a.) The name, title, or style, under which a company transacts business; a partnership of two or more persons; a commercial house; as, the firm of Hope & Co.
Firm (a.) To fix; to settle; to confirm; to establish.
Firm (a.) To fix or direct with firmness.
Firmamental (a.) Pertaining to the firmament; celestial; being of the upper regions.
Firmless (a.) Detached from substance.
Firmless (a.) Infirm; unstable.
Firms (a.) The principal rafters of a roof, especially a pair of rafters taken together.
Firry (a.) Made of fir; abounding in firs.
First (a.) Preceding all others of a series or kind; the ordinal of one; earliest; as, the first day of a month; the first year of a reign.
First (a.) Foremost; in front of, or in advance of, all others.
First (a.) Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest; as, Demosthenes was the first orator of Greece.
Firstborn (a.) First brought forth; first in the order of nativity; eldest; hence, most excellent; most distinguished or exalted.
First-class (a.) Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first-rate; as, a first-class telescope.
First-hand (a.) Obtained directly from the first or original source; hence, without the intervention of an agent.
Firstling (a.) Firstborn.
First-rate (a.) Of the highest excellence; preeminent in quality, size, or estimation.
Fiscal (a.) Pertaining to the public treasury or revenue.
Fisetic (a.) Pertaining to fustet or fisetin.
Fish-bellied (a.) Bellying or swelling out on the under side; as, a fish-bellied rail.
Fishful (a.) Abounding with fish.
Fishlike (a.) Like fish; suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish.
Fish-tail (a.) Like the of a fish; acting, or producing something, like the tail of a fish.
Fishy (a.) Consisting of fish; fishlike; having the qualities or taste of fish; abounding in fish.
Fishy (a.) Extravagant, like some stories about catching fish; improbable; also, rank or foul.
Fissile (a.) Capable of being split, cleft, or divided in the direction of the grain, like wood, or along natural planes of cleavage, like crystals.
Fissilingual (a.) Having the tongue forked.
Fissipalmate (a.) Semipalmate and loboped, as a grebe's foot. See Illust. under Aves.
Fissiparous (a.) Reproducing by spontaneous fission. See Fission.
Fissiped (a.) Alt. of Fissipedal
Fissipedal (a.) Having the toes separated to the base. [See Aves.]
Fissirostral (a.) Having the bill cleft beyond the horny part, as in the case of swallows and goatsuckers.
Fissural (a.) Pertaining to a fissure or fissures; as, the fissural pattern of a brain.
Fistic (a.) Pertaining to boxing, or to encounters with the fists; puglistic; as, fistic exploits; fistic heroes.
Fistular (a.) Hollow and cylindrical, like a pipe or reed.
Fistularioid (a.) Like or pertaining to the genus Fistularia.
Fistuliform (a.) Of a fistular form; tubular; pipe-shaped.
Fistulose (a.) Formed like a fistula; hollow; reedlike.
Fistulous (a.) Having the form or nature of a fistula; as, a fistulous ulcer.
Fistulous (a.) Hollow, like a pipe or reed; fistulose.
Fitche (a.) Sharpened to a point; pointed.
Fitched (a.) Fitche.
Fitchy (a.) Having fitches or vetches.
Fitchy (a.) Fitche.
Fitful (a.) Full of fits; irregularly variable; impulsive and unstable.
Fittable (a.) Suitable; fit.
Fitting (a.) Fit; appropriate; suitable; proper.
Five (a.) Four and one added; one more than four.
Five-leafed (a.) Alt. of Five-leaved
Five-leaved (a.) Having five leaflets, as the Virginia creeper.
Fix (a.) Fixed; solidified.
Fixable (a.) Capable of being fixed.
Fixed (a.) Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.
Fixed (a.) Stable; non-volatile.
Flabby (a.) Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.
Flabellate (a.) Flabelliform.
Flabelliform (a.) Having the form of a fan; fan-shaped; flabellate.
Flabile (a.) Liable to be blown about.
Flaccid (a.) Yielding to pressure for want of firmness and stiffness; soft and weak; limber; lax; drooping; flabby; as, a flaccid muscle; flaccid flesh.
Flagellate (a.) Flagelliform.
Flagellate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Flagellata.
Flagelliform (a.) Shaped like a whiplash; long, slender, round, flexible, and (comming) tapering.
Flagging (a.) Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying.
Flaggy (a.) Weak; flexible; limber.
Flaggy (a.) Tasteless; insipid; as, a flaggy apple.
Flaggy (a.) Abounding with the plant called flag; as, a flaggy marsh.
Flagitious (a.) Disgracefully or shamefully criminal; grossly wicked; scandalous; shameful; -- said of acts, crimes, etc.
Flagitious (a.) Guilty of enormous crimes; corrupt; profligate; -- said of persons.
Flagitious (a.) Characterized by scandalous crimes or vices; as, flagitious times.
Flagrant (a.) Flaming; inflamed; glowing; burning; ardent.
Flagrant (a.) Actually in preparation, execution, or performance; carried on hotly; raging.
Flagrant (a.) Flaming into notice; notorious; enormous; heinous; glaringly wicked.
Flaily (a.) Acting like a flail.
Flaky (a.) Consisting of flakes or of small, loose masses; lying, or cleaving off, in flakes or layers; flakelike.
Flamboyant (a.) Characterized by waving or flamelike curves, as in the tracery of windows, etc.; -- said of the later (15th century) French Gothic style.
Flame-colored (a.) Of the color of flame; of a bright orange yellow color.
Flameless (a.) Destitute of flame.
Flamineous (a.) Pertaining to a flamen; flaminical.
Flaming (a.) Emitting flames; afire; blazing; consuming; illuminating.
Flaming (a.) Of the color of flame; high-colored; brilliant; dazzling.
Flaming (a.) Ardent; passionate; burning with zeal; irrepressibly earnest; as, a flaming proclomation or harangue.
Flaminical (a.) Pertaining to a flamen.
Flammable (a.) Inflammable.
Flammeous (a.) Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, flame.
Flammiferous (a.) Producing flame.
Flammivomous (a.) Vomiting flames, as a volcano.
Flammulated (a.) Of a reddish color.
Flamy (a.) Flaming; blazing; flamelike; flame-colored; composed of flame.
Flanched (a.) Having flanches; -- said of an escutcheon with those bearings.
Flanged (a.) Having a flange or flanges; as, a flanged wheel.
Flanneled (a.) Covered or wrapped in flannel.
Flannen (a.) Made or consisting of flannel.
Flap-eared (a.) Having broad, loose, dependent ears.
Flap-mouthed (a.) Having broad, hangling lips.
Flaring (a.) That flares; flaming or blazing unsteadily; shining out with a dazzling light.
Flaring (a.) Opening or speading outwards.
Flash (a.) Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.
Flash (a.) Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.
Flashy (a.) Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of brilliancy; transitorily bright.
Flashy (a.) Fiery; vehement; impetuous.
Flashy (a.) Showy; gay; gaudy; as, a flashy dress.
Flashy (a.) Without taste or spirit.
Flat-bottomed (a.) Having an even lower surface or bottom; as, a flat-bottomed boat.
Flat-footed (a.) Having a flat foot, with little or no arch of the instep.
Flat-footed (a.) Firm-footed; determined.
Flathead (a.) Characterized by flatness of head, especially that produced by artificial means, as a certain tribe of American Indians.
Flat-headed (a.) Having a head with a flattened top; as, a flat-headed nail.
Flative (a.) Producing wind; flatulent.
Flating (a.) With the flat side, as of a sword; flatlong; in a prostrate position.
Flatten (a.) To reduce to an even surface or one approaching evenness; to make flat; to level; to make plane.
Flatten (a.) To throw down; to bring to the ground; to prostrate; hence, to depress; to deject; to dispirit.
Flatten (a.) To make vapid or insipid; to render stale.
Flatten (a.) To lower the pitch of; to cause to sound less sharp; to let fall from the pitch.
Flattering (a.) That flatters (in the various senses of the verb); as, a flattering speech.
Flattish (a.) Somewhat flat.
Flatulent (a.) Affected with flatus or gases generated in the alimentary canal; windy.
Flatulent (a.) Generating, or tending to generate, wind in the stomach.
Flatulent (a.) Turgid with flatus; as, a flatulent tumor.
Flatulent (a.) Pretentious without substance or reality; puffy; empty; vain; as, a flatulent vanity.
Flatuous (a.) Windy; generating wind.
Flaundrish (a.) Flemish.
Flavescent (a.) Turning yellow; yellowish.
Flavicomous (a.) Having yellow hair.
Flavored (a.) Having a distinct flavor; as, high-flavored wine.
Flavorles (a.) Without flavor; tasteless.
Flavorous (a.) Imparting flavor; pleasant to the taste or smell; sapid.
Flavous (a.) Yellow.
Flawless (a.) Free from flaws.
Flawy (a.) Full of flaws or cracks; broken; defective; faulty.
Flawy (a.) Subject to sudden flaws or gusts of wind.
Flaxen (a.) Made of flax; resembling flax or its fibers; of the color of flax; of a light soft straw color; fair and flowing, like flax or tow; as, flaxen thread; flaxen hair.
Flaxy (a.) Like flax; flaxen.
Flea-bitten (a.) Bitten by a flea; as, a flea-bitten face.
Flea-bitten (a.) White, flecked with minute dots of bay or sorrel; -- said of the color of a horse.
Fleamy (a.) Bloody; clotted.
Fleckless (a.) Without spot or blame.
Flectional (a.) Capable of, or pertaining to, flection or inflection.
Fleeced (a.) Furnished with a fleece; as, a sheep is well fleeced.
Fleeced (a.) Stripped of a fleece; plundered; robbed.
Fleeceless (a.) Without a fleece.
Fleecy (a.) Covered with, made of, or resembling, a fleece.
Fleet-foot (a.) Swift of foot.
Fleeting (a.) Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments.
Flemish (a.) Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings.
Fleshed (a.) Corpulent; fat; having flesh.
Fleshed (a.) Glutted; satiated; initiated.
Fleshless (a.) Destitute of flesh; lean.
Fleshly (a.) Of or pertaining to the flesh; corporeal.
Fleshly (a.) Animal; not/vegetable.
Fleshly (a.) Human; not celestial; not spiritual or divine.
Fleshly (a.) Carnal; wordly; lascivious.
Fletiferous (a.) Producing tears.
Fleury (a.) Finished at the ends with fleurs-de-lis; -- said esp. of a cross so decorated.
Flewed (a.) Having large flews.
Flexanimous (a.) Having power to change the mind.
Flexible (a.) Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
Flexible (a.) Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
Flexible (a.) Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
Flexicostate (a.) Having bent or curved ribs.
Flexile (a.) Flexible; pliant; pliable; easily bent; plastic; tractable.
Flexuose (a.) Flexuous.
Flexuous (a.) Having turns, windings, or flexures.
Flexuous (a.) Having alternate curvatures in opposite directions; bent in a zigzag manner.
Flexuous (a.) Wavering; not steady; flickering.
Flexural (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resulting from, flexure; of the nature of, or characterized by, flexure; as, flexural elasticity.
Flidge (a.) Fledged; fledge.
Flighted (a.) Taking flight; flying; -- used in composition.
Flighted (a.) Feathered; -- said of arrows.
Flighty (a.) Fleeting; swift; transient.
Flighty (a.) Indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy; eccentric; slighty delirious.
Flint-hearted (a.) Hard-hearted.
Flippant (a.) Of smooth, fluent, and rapid speech; speaking with ease and rapidity; having a voluble tongue; talkative.
Flippant (a.) Speaking fluently and confidently, without knowledge or consideration; empty; trifling; inconsiderate; pert; petulant.
Flirt (a.) Pert; wanton.
Flit (a.) Nimble; quick; swift. [Obs.] See Fleet.
Flittern (a.) A term applied to the bark obtained from young oak trees.
Flitty (a.) Unstable; fluttering.
Floatable (a.) That may be floated.
Floating (a.) Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a wreck; floating motes in the air.
Floating (a.) Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating ribs in man and some other animals.
Floating (a.) Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as, floating capital; a floating debt.
Floaty (a.) Swimming on the surface; buoyant; light.
Floccular (a.) Of or pertaining to the flocculus.
Flocculate (a.) Furnished with tufts of curly hairs, as some insects.
Flocculent (a.) Clothed with small flocks or flakes; woolly.
Flocculent (a.) Applied to the down of newly hatched or unfledged birds.
Flocky (a.) Abounding with flocks; floccose.
Flooky (a.) Fluky.
Floorless (a.) Having no floor.
Floral (a.) Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths.
Floral (a.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral characters.
Florentine (a.) Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy.
Florescent (a.) Expanding into flowers; blossoming.
Floriated (a.) Having floral ornaments; as, floriated capitals of Gothic pillars.
Floricomous (a.) Having the head adorned with flowers.
Floricultural (a.) Pertaining to the cultivation of flowering plants.
Florid (a.) Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery.
Florid (a.) Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
Florid (a.) Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
Florid (a.) Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
Floriferous (a.) Producing flowers.
Floriform (a.) Having the form of a flower; flower-shaped.
Florulent (a.) Flowery; blossoming.
Floscular (a.) Flosculous.
Flosculous (a.) Consisting of many gamopetalous florets.
Flossy (a.) Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, floss; hence, light; downy.
Flotant (a.) Represented as flying or streaming in the air; as, a banner flotant.
Flotery (a.) Wavy; flowing.
Floury (a.) Of or resembling flour; mealy; covered with flour.
Flowerful (a.) Abounding with flowers.
Flowering (a.) Having conspicuous flowers; -- used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc.
Flowerless (a.) Having no flowers.
Flowery (a.) Full of flowers; abounding with blossoms.
Flowery (a.) Highly embellished with figurative language; florid; as, a flowery style.
Flowery-kirtled (a.) Dressed with garlands of flowers.
Flowing (a.) That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious.
Flown (a.) Flushed, inflated.
Fluctiferous (a.) Tending to produce waves.
Fluctisonous (a.) Sounding like waves.
Fluctuant (a.) Moving like a wave; wavering
Fluctuant (a.) showing undulation or fluctuation; as, a fluctuant tumor.
Fluctuant (a.) Floating on the waves.
Fluent (a.) Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving.
Fluent (a.) Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words at command; and uttering them with facility and smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble; smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech.
Fluey (a.) Downy; fluffy.
Fluid (a.) Having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which easily yield to pressure; capable of flowing; liquid or gaseous.
Fluidal (a.) Pertaining to a fluid, or to its flowing motion.
Fluky (a.) Formed like, or having, a fluke.
Fluminous (a.) Pertaining to rivers; abounding in streama.
Fluoboric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or consisting of, fluorine and boron.
Fluohydric (a.) See Hydrofluoric.
Fluorated (a.) Combined with fluorine; subjected to the action of fluoride.
Fluorescent (a.) Having the property of fluorescence.
Fluoric (a.) Pertaining to, obtained from, or containing, fluorine.
Fluorous (a.) Pertaining to fluor.
Fluosilicic (a.) Composed of, or derived from, silicon and fluorine.
Flurried (a.) Agitated; excited.
Flush (a.) Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
Flush (a.) Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
Flush (a.) Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint.
Flush (a.) Consisting of cards of one suit.
Fluted (a.) Thin; fine; clear and mellow; flutelike; as, fluted notes.
Fluted (a.) Decorated with flutes; channeled; grooved; as, a fluted column; a fluted ruffle; a fluted spectrum.
Fluty (a.) Soft and clear in tone, like a flute.
Fluvial (a.) Belonging to rivers; growing or living in streams or ponds; as, a fluvial plant.
Fluviatic (a.) Belonging to rivers or streams; fluviatile.
Fluviatile (a.) Belonging to rivers or streams; existing in or about rivers; produced by river action; fluvial; as, fluviatile starta, plants.
Fluvio-marine (a.) Formed by the joint action of a river and the sea, as deposits at the mouths of rivers.
Fluxible (a.) Capable of being melted or fused, as a mineral.
Fluxile (a.) Fluxible.
Fluxional (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fluxion or fluxions; variable; inconstant.
Fluxionary (a.) Fluxional.
Fluxionary (a.) Pertaining to, or caused by, an increased flow of blood to a part; congestive; as, a fluxionary hemorrhage.
Fluxive (a.) Flowing; also, wanting solidity.
Fly (a.) Knowing; wide awake; fully understanding another's meaning.
Fly-bitten (a.) Marked by, or as if by, the bite of flies.
Flyblown (a.) Tainted or contaminated with flyblows; damaged; foul.
Fly-catching (a.) Having the habit of catching insects on the wing.
Foamless (a.) Having no foam.
Foamy (a.) Covered with foam; frothy; spumy.
Focal (a.) Belonging to,or concerning, a focus; as, a focal point.
Fodient (a.) Fitted for, or pertaining to, digging.
Foetal (a.) Same as Fetal.
Fogless (a.) Without fog; clear.
Foible (a.) Weak; feeble.
Foilable (a.) Capable of being foiled.
Foistied (a.) Fusty.
Foisty (a.) Fusty; musty.
Foldless (a.) Having no fold.
Foliaceous (a.) Belonging to, or having the texture or nature of, a leaf; having leaves intermixed with flowers; as, a foliaceous spike.
Foliaceous (a.) Consisting of leaves or thin laminae; having the form of a leaf or plate; as, foliaceous spar.
Foliaceous (a.) Leaflike in form or mode of growth; as, a foliaceous coral.
Foliaged (a.) Furnished with foliage; leaved; as, the variously foliaged mulberry.
Foliar (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, leaves; as, foliar appendages.
Foliate (a.) Furnished with leaves; leafy; as, a foliate stalk.
Foliated (a.) Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated shell.
Foliated (a.) Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a foliated arch.
Foliated (a.) Characterized by being separable into thin plates or folia; as, graphite has a foliated structure.
Foliated (a.) Laminated, but restricted to the variety of laminated structure found in crystal
Foliated (a.) Spread over with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver.
Foliferous (a.) Producing leaves.
Folily (a.) Foolishly.
Fol'io (a.) Formed of sheets each folded once, making two leaves, or four pages; as, a folio volume. See Folio, n., 3.
Fo'liolate (a.) Of or pertaining to leaflets; -- used in composition; as, bi-foliolate.
Foliomort (a.) See Feuillemort.
Foliose (a.) Having many leaves; leafy.
Folious (a.) Like a leaf; thin; unsubstantial.
Folious (a.) Foliose.
Follicular (a.) Like, pertaining to, or consisting of, a follicles or follicles.
Follicular (a.) Affecting the follicles; as, follicular pharyngitis.
Folliculated (a.) Having follicles.
Folliculous (a.) Having or producing follicles.
Folliful (a.) Full of folly.
Following (a.) Next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day.
Following (a.) (In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding.
Fon (a.) A fool; an idiot.
Fontal (a.) Pertaining to a font, fountain, source, or origin; original; primitive.
Foodful (a.) Full of food; supplying food; fruitful; fertile.
Foodless (a.) Without food; barren.
Foody (a.) Eatable; fruitful.
Fool-born (a.) Begotten by a fool.
Fool-happy (a.) Lucky, without judgment or contrivance.
Foolhardy (a.) Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold.
Fool-hasty (a.) Foolishly hasty.
Foolish (a.) Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise.
Foolish (a.) Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or sil
Foolish (a.) Absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible.
Fool-large (a.) Foolishly liberal.
Footed (a.) Having a foot or feet; shaped in the foot.
Footed (a.) Having a foothold; established.
Footless (a.) Having no feet.
Foot-sore (a.) Having sore or tender feet, as by reason of much walking; as, foot-sore cattle.
Footworn (a.) Worn by, or weared in, the feet; as, a footworn path; a footworn traveler.
Footy (a.) Having foots, or settlings; as, footy oil, molasses, etc.
Footy (a.) Poor; mean.
Foppish (a.) Foplike; characteristic of a top in dress or manners; making an ostentatious display of gay clothing; affected in manners.
Foraminated (a.) Having small opening, or foramina.
Foraminiferous (a.) Having small openings, or foramina.
Foraminiferous (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, Foraminifera; as, foraminiferous mud.
Foraminous (a.) Having foramina; full of holes; porous.
Forbearant (a.) Forbearing.
Forbearing (a.) Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering.
Forbidden (a.) Prohibited; interdicted.
Forbidding (a.) Repelling approach; repulsive; raising abhorrence, aversion, or dislike; disagreeable; prohibiting or interdicting; as, a forbidding aspect; a forbidding formality; a forbidding air.
Forblack (a.) Very black.
Forced (a.) Done or produced with force or great labor, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh.
Forceful (a.) Full of or processing force; exerting force; mighty.
Forceless (a.) Having little or no force; feeble.
Forcible (a.) Possessing force; characterized by force, efficiency, or energy; powerful; efficacious; impressive; influential.
Forcible (a.) Violent; impetuous.
Forcible (a.) Using force against opposition or resistance; obtained by compulsion; effected by force; as, forcible entry or abduction.
Forcible-feeble (a.) Seemingly vigorous, but really weak or insipid.
Forcipal (a.) Forked or branched like a pair of forceps; constructed so as to open and shut like a pair of forceps.
Forcipate (a.) Alt. of Forcipated
Forcipated (a.) Like a pair of forceps; as, a forcipated mouth.
Fordable (a.) Capable of being forded.
Fordless (a.) Without a ford.
Fordone (a.) Undone; ruined.
Fordrunken (a.) Utterly drunk; very drunk.
Fordry (a.) Entirely dry; withered.
Forechosen (a.) Chosen beforehand.
Forecited (a.) Cited or quoted before or above.
Forehand (a.) Done beforehand; anticipative.
Forehanded (a.) Early; timely; seasonable.
Forehanded (a.) Beforehand with one's needs, or having resources in advance of one's necessities; in easy circumstances; as, a forehanded farmer.
Forehanded (a.) Formed in the forehand or fore parts.
Foreign (a.) Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government.
Foreign (a.) Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.
Foreign (a.) Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertient; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; -- with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.
Foreign (a.) Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.
Forein (a.) Foreign.
Foreknowa-ble (a.) That may be foreknown.
Foremeant (a.) Intended beforehand; premeditated.
Forementioned (a.) Mentioned before; already cited; aforementioned.
Foremost (a.) First in time or place; most advanced; chief in rank or dignity; as, the foremost troops of an army.
Forenamed (a.) Named before; aforenamed.
Forensal (a.) Forensic.
Forensic (a.) Belonging to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate; used in legal proceedings, or in public discussions; argumentative; rhetorical; as, forensic eloquence or disputes.
Forensical (a.) Forensic.
Forepast (a.) Bygone.
Forepossessed (a.) Holding or held formerly in possession.
Forepossessed (a.) Preoccupied; prepossessed; preengaged.
Forepromised (a.) Promised beforehand; preengaged.
Forequoted (a.) Cited before; quoted in a foregoing part of the treatise or essay.
Forerecited (a.) Named or recited before.
Foreremembered (a.) Called to mind previously.
Foreright (a.) Ready; directly forward; going before.
Foresaid (a.) Mentioned before; aforesaid.
Foresighted (a.) Sagacious; prudent; provident for the future.
Foresightful (a.) Foresighted.
Forespent (a.) Already spent; gone by; past.
Forespent (a.) See Forspent.
Forest (a.) Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.
Forestal (a.) Of or pertaining to forests; as, forestal rights.
Foreswart (a.) Alt. of Foreswart
Foreswart (a.) See Forswat.
Forethought (a.) Thought of, or planned, beforehand; aforethought; prepense; hence, deliberate.
Forethoughtful (a.) Having forethought.
Fore-topgallant (a.) Designating the mast, sail, yard, etc., above the topmast; as, the fore-topgallant sail. See Sail.
Forevouched (a.) Formerly vouched or avowed; affirmed in advance.
Foreworn (a.) Worn out; wasted; used up.
Fourfeitable (a.) Liable to be forfeited; subject to forfeiture.
Forficate (a.) Deeply forked, as the tail of certain birds.
Forgetful (a.) Apt to forget; easily losing remembrance; as, a forgetful man should use helps to strengthen his memory.
Forgetful (a.) Heedless; careless; neglectful; inattentive.
Forgetful (a.) Causing to forget; inducing oblivion; oblivious.
Forgetive (a.) Inventive; productive; capable.
Forgettable (a.) Liable to be, or that may be, forgotten.
Forgivable (a.) Capable of being forgiven; pardonable; venial.
Forgiving (a.) Disposed to forgive; inc
Forinsecal (a.) Foreign; alien.
Forked (a.) Formed into a forklike shape; having a fork; dividing into two or more prongs or branches; furcated; bifurcated; zigzag; as, the forked lighting.
Forked (a.) Having a double meaning; ambiguous; equivocal.
Forkless (a.) Having no fork.
Fork-tailed (a.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow-tailed; -- said of many birds.
Forky (a.) Opening into two or more parts or shoots; forked; furcated.
Formal (a.) Belonging to the form, shape, frame, external appearance, or organization of a thing.
Formal (a.) Belonging to the constitution of a thing, as distinguished from the matter composing it; having the power of making a thing what it is; constituent; essential; pertaining to or depending on the forms, so called, of the human intellect.
Formal (a.) Done in due form, or with solemnity; according to regular method; not incidental, sudden or irregular; express; as, he gave his formal consent.
Formal (a.) Devoted to, or done in accordance with, forms or rules; punctilious; regular; orderly; methodical; of a prescribed form; exact; prim; stiff; ceremonious; as, a man formal in his dress, his gait, his conversation.
Formal (a.) Having the form or appearance without the substance or essence; external; as, formal duty; formal worship; formal courtesy, etc.
Formal (a.) Dependent in form; conventional.
Formal (a.) Sound; normal.
Formative (a.) Giving form; having the power of giving form; plastic; as, the formative arts.
Formative (a.) Serving to form; derivative; not radical; as, a termination merely formative.
Formative (a.) Capable of growth and development; germinal; as, living or formative matter.
Forme (a.) Same as Pate or Patte.
Forme (a.) First.
Formed (a.) Arranged, as stars in a constellation; as, formed stars.
Formed (a.) Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized; as, the formed or organized ferments. See Ferment, n.
Former (a.) Preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior; earlier; hence, ancient; long past.
Former (a.) Near the beginning; preceeding; as, the former part of a discourse or argument.
Former (a.) Earlier, as between two things mentioned together; first mentioned.
Formful (a.) Creative; imaginative.
Formic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ants; as, formic acid; in an extended sense, pertaining to, or derived from, formic acid; as, formic ether.
Formicaroid (a.) Like or pertaining to the family Formicaridae or ant thrushes.
Formicate (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, an ant or ants.
Formicid (a.) Pertaining to the ants.
Formidable (a.) Exciting fear or apprehension; impressing dread; adapted to excite fear and deter from approach, encounter, or undertaking; alarming.
Formidolose (a.) Very much afraid.
Formless (a.) Shapeless; without a determinate form; wanting regularity of shape.
Formularistic (a.) Pertaining to, or exhibiting, formularization.
Formulary (a.) Stated; prescribed; ritual.
Fornical (a.) Relating to a fornix.
Fornicate (a.) Alt. of Fornicated
Fornicated (a.) Vaulted like an oven or furnace; arched.
Fornicated (a.) Arching over; overarched.
Forold (a.) Very old.
Forspent (a.) Wasted in strength; tired; exhausted.
Forswat (a.) Spent with heat; covered with sweat.
Forswonk (a.) Overlabored; exhausted; worn out.
Forsythia (a.) A shrub of the Olive family, with yellow blossoms.
Forted (a.) Furnished with, or guarded by, forts; strengthened or defended, as by forts.
Forthcoming (a.) Ready or about to appear; making appearance.
Forthgoing (a.) Going forth.
Forthputing (a.) Bold; forward; aggressive.
Forthright (a.) Direct; straightforward; as, a forthright man.
Fortieth (a.) Following the thirty-ninth, or preceded by thirty-nine units, things, or parts.
Fortieth (a.) Constituting one of forty equal parts into which anything is divided.
Fortifiable (a.) Capable of being fortified.
Fortitudinous (a.) Having fortitude; courageous.
Fortnightly (a.) Occurring or appearing once in a fortnight; as, a fortnightly meeting of a club; a fortnightly magazine, or other publication.
Fortuitous (a.) Happening by chance; coming or occuring unexpectedly, or without any known cause; chance; as, the fortuitous concourse of atoms.
Fortuitous (a.) Happening independently of human will or means of foresight; resulting from unavoidable physical causes.
Fortuneless (a.) Luckless; also, destitute of a fortune or portion.
Forty (a.) Four times ten; thirty-nine and one more.
Forward (a.) Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
Forward (a.) Ready; prompt; strongly inc
Forward (a.) Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
Forward (a.) Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
Forworn (a.) Much worn.
Fossil (a.) Dug out of the earth; as, fossil coal; fossil salt.
Fossil (a.) Like or pertaining to fossils; contained in rocks, whether petrified or not; as, fossil plants, shells.
Fossiliferous (a.) Containing or composed of fossils.
Fossilized (a.) Converted into a fossil; antiquated; firmly fixed in views or opinions.
Fossorial (a.) Fitted for digging, adapted for burrowing or digging; as, a fossorial foot; a fossorial animal.
Fossorious (a.) Adapted for digging; -- said of the legs of certain insects.
Fossulate (a.) Having, or surrounded by, long, narrow depressions or furrows.
Fotive (a.) Nourishing.
Foul-mouthed (a.) Using language scurrilous, opprobrious, obscene, or profane; abusive.
Foul-spoken (a.) Using profane, scurrilous, slanderous, or obscene language.
Foumart (a.) The European polecat; -- called also European ferret, and fitchew. See Polecat.
Foundationless (a.) Having no foundation.
Founderous (a.) Difficult to travel; likely to trip one up; as, a founderous road.
Fountainless (a.) Having no fountain; destitute of springs or sources of water.
Fountful (a.) Full of fountains.
Four (a.) One more than three; twice two.
Fourche (a.) Having the ends forked or branched, and the ends of the branches terminating abruptly as if cut off; -- said of an ordinary, especially of a cross.
Four-cornered (a.) Having four corners or angles.
Fourfooted (a.) Having four feet; quadruped; as, fourfooted beasts.
Fourhanded (a.) Having four hands; quadrumanous.
Fourhanded (a.) Requiring four "hands" or players; as, a fourhanded game at cards.
Four-in-hand (a.) Consisting of four horses controlled by one person; as, a four-in-hand team; drawn by four horses driven by one person; as, a four-in-hand coach.
Foursquare (a.) Having four sides and four equal angles.
Fourteen (a.) Four and ten more; twice seven.
Fourteenth (a.) Next in order after the thirteenth; as, the fourteenth day of the month.
Fourteenth (a.) Making or constituting one of fourteen equal parts into which anything may be derived.
Fourth (a.) Next in order after the third; the ordinal of four.
Fourth (a.) Forming one of four equal parts into which anything may be divided.
Four-way (a.) Allowing passage in either of four directions; as, a four-way cock, or valve.
Four-wheeled (a.) Having four wheels.
Fouty (a.) Despicable.
Foveate (a.) Having pits or depressions; pitted.
Foveolate (a.) Having small pits or depression, as the receptacle in some composite flowers.
Foveolated (a.) Foveolate.
Fracid (a.) Rotten from being too ripe; overripe.
Fracted (a.) Having a part displaced, as if broken; -- said of an ordinary.
Foxed (a.) Discolored or stained; -- said of timber, and also of the paper of books or engravings.
Foxed (a.) Repaired by foxing; as, foxed boots.
Fox-hunting (a.) Pertaining to or engaged in the hunting of foxes; fond of hunting foxes.
Foxish (a.) Foxlike.
Foxlike (a.) Resembling a fox in his characteristic qualities; cunning; artful; foxy.
Foxly (a.) Foxlike.
Foxy (a.) Like or pertaining to the fox; foxlike in disposition or looks; wily.
Foxy (a.) Having the color of a fox; of a yellowish or reddish brown color; -- applied sometimes to paintings when they have too much of this color.
Foxy (a.) Having the odor of a fox; rank; strong smeelling.
Foxy (a.) Sour; unpleasant in taste; -- said of wine, beer, etc., not properly fermented; -- also of grapes which have the coarse flavor of the fox grape.
Fozy (a.) Spongy; soft; fat and puffy.
Frabbit (a.) Crabbed; peevish.
Fractional (a.) Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers.
Fractional (a.) Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population.
Fractionary (a.) Fractional.
Fractious (a.) Apt to break out into a passion; apt to scold; cross; snappish; ugly; unruly; as, a fractious man; a fractious horse.
Fractural (a.) Pertaining to, or consequent on, a fracture.
Fragile (a.) Easily broken; brittle; frail; delicate; easily destroyed.
Fragmentak (a.) Fragmentary.
Fragmentak (a.) Consisting of the pulverized or fragmentary material of rock, as conglomerate, shale, etc.
Fragmentary (a.) Composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire.
Fragmentary (a.) Composed of the fragments of other rocks.
Fragmented (a.) Broken into fragments.
Fragrant (a.) Affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume.
Fraight (a.) Same as Fraught.
Frailty (a.) The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally, frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced.
Frailty (a.) A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.
Fraischeur (a.) Freshness; coolness.
Fraised (a.) Fortified with a fraise.
Framable (a.) Capable of being framed.
Frampel (a.) Alt. of Frampoid
Frampoid (a.) Peevish; cross; vexatious; quarrelsome.
Franc (a.) A silver coin of France, and since 1795 the unit of the French monetary system. It has been adopted by Belgium and Swizerland. It is equivalent to about nineteen cents, or ten pence, and is divided into 100 centimes.
Franchise (a.) Exemption from constraint or oppression; freedom; liberty.
Franchise (a.) A particular privilege conferred by grant from a sovereign or a government, and vested in individuals; an imunity or exemption from ordinary jurisdiction; a constitutional or statutory right or privilege, esp. the right to vote.
Franchise (a.) The district or jurisdiction to which a particular privilege extends; the limits of an immunity; hence, an asylum or sanctuary.
Franchise (a.) Magnanimity; generosity; liberality; frankness; nobility.
Francic (a.) Pertaining to the Franks, or their language; Frankish.
Franciscan (a.) Belonging to the Order of St. Francis of the Franciscans.
Frangent (a.) Causing fracture; breaking.
Frangible (a.) Capable of being broken; brittle; fragile; easily broken.
Frangulic (a.) Alt. of Frangulinic
Frangulinic (a.) Pertaining to, or drived from, frangulin, or a species (Rhamnus Frangula) of the buckthorn.
Frank (a.) The privilege of sending letters or other mail matter, free of postage, or without charge; also, the sign, mark, or signature denoting that a letter or other mail matter is to free of postage.
Frank (a.) A member of one of the German tribes that in the fifth century overran and conquered Gaul, and established the kingdom of France.
Frank (a.) A native or inhabitant of Western Europe; a European; -- a term used in the Levant.
Frank (a.) A French coin. See Franc.
Frankalmoigne (a.) A tenure by which a religious corporation holds lands given to them and their successors forever, usually on condition of praying for the soul of the donor and his heirs; -- called also tenure by free alms.
Frankish (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the Franks.
Franklin (a.) An English freeholder, or substantial householder.
Franklinic (a.) Of or pertaining to Benjamin Franklin.
Frantic (a.) Mad; raving; furious; violent; wild and disorderly; distracted.
Fraternal (a.) Pf, pertaining to, or involving, brethren; becoming to brothers; brotherly; as, fraternal affection; a fraternal embrace.
Fratricidal (a.) Of or pertaining to fratricide; of the nature of fratricide.
Fraudful (a.) Full of fraud, deceit, or treachery; trickish; treacherous; fraudulent; -- applied to persons or things.
Fraudless (a.) Free from fraud.
Fraudulent (a.) Using fraud; trickly; deceitful; dishonest.
Fraudulent (a.) Characterized by,, founded on, or proceeding from, fraund; as, a fraudulent bargain.
Fraudulent (a.) Obtained or performed by artifice; as, fraudulent conquest.
Fraught (a.) Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.
Fraughting (a.) Constituting the freight or cargo.
Freaking (a.) Freakish.
Freakish (a.) Apt to change the mind suddenly; whimsical; capricious.
Freckled (a.) Marked with freckles; spotted.
Freckly (a.) Full of or marked with freckles; sprinkled with spots; freckled.
Free (a.) To make free; to set at liberty; to rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, oppresses, etc.; to release; to disengage; to clear; -- followed by from, and sometimes by off; as, to free a captive or a slave; to be freed of these inconveniences.
Free (a.) To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve from the constraint of.
Free (a.) To frank.
Freebooting (a.) Acting the freebooter; practicing freebootery; robbing.
Freeborn (a.) Born free; not born in vassalage; inheriting freedom.
Free-hand (a.) Done by the hand, without support, or the guidance of instruments; as, free-hand drawing. See under Drawing.
Free-handed (a.) Open-handed; liberal.
Free-hearted (a.) Open; frank; unreserved; liberal; generous; as, free-hearted mirth.
Freemasonic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the institutions or the practices of freemasons; as, a freemasonic signal.
Free-milling (a.) Yielding free gold or silver; -- said of certain ores which can be reduced by crushing and amalgamation, without roasting or other chemical treatment.
Free-minded (a.) Not perplexed; having a mind free from care.
Free-soil (a.) Pertaining to, or advocating, the non-extension of slavery; -- esp. applied to a party which was active during the period 1846-1856.
Free-spoken (a.) Accustomed to speak without reserve.
Freestone (a.) Having the flesh readily separating from the stone, as in certain kinds of peaches.
Free-swimming (a.) Swimming in the open sea; -- said of certain marine animals.
Freethinking (a.) Exhibiting undue boldness of speculation; skeptical.
Free-tongued (a.) Speaking without reserve.
Freewill (a.) Of or pertaining to free will; voluntary; spontaneous; as, a freewill offering.
Freezable (a.) Capable of being frozen.
Freezing (a.) Tending to freeze; for freezing; hence, cold or distant in manner.
Freight (a.) Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.
Freightless (a.) Destitute of freight.
Fremd (a.) Alt. of Fremed
Fremed (a.) Strange; foreign.
Fren (a.) A stranger.
French (a.) Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants.
Frenetir (a.) Distracted; mad; frantic; phrenetic.
Frenetical (a.) Frenetic; frantic; frenzied.
Frenzical (a.) Frantic.
Frenzy (a.) Mad; frantic.
Frequent (a.) To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.
Frequent (a.) To make full; to fill.
Frequentable (a.) Accessible.
Frequentative (a.) Serving to express the frequent repetition of an action; as, a frequentative verb.
Frescade (a.) A cool walk; shady place.
Fresco (a.) A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade.
Fresco (a.) The art of painting on freshly spread plaster, before it dries.
Fresco (a.) In modern parlance, incorrectly applied to painting on plaster in any manner.
Fresco (a.) A painting on plaster in either of senses a and b.
Freshet (a.) A stream of fresh water.
Freshet (a.) A flood or overflowing of a stream caused by heavy rains or melted snow; a sudden inundation.
Fresh-new (a.) Unpracticed.
Fresh-water (a.) Of, pertaining to, or living in, water not salt; as, fresh-water geological deposits; a fresh-water fish; fresh-water mussels.
Fresh-water (a.) Accustomed to sail on fresh water only; unskilled as a seaman; as, a fresh-water sailor.
Fresh-water (a.) Unskilled; raw.
Fretful (a.) Disposed to fret; ill-humored; peevish; angry; in a state of vexation; as, a fretful temper.
Fretten (a.) Rubbed; marked; as, pock-fretten, marked with the smallpox.
Fretty (a.) Adorned with fretwork.
Friable (a.) Easily crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder.
Friarly (a.) Like a friar; inexperienced.
Frible (a.) Frivolous; trifling; sily.
Fribbling (a.) Frivolous; trining; toolishly captious.
Fricative (a.) Produced by the friction or rustling of the breath, intonated or unintonated, through a narrow opening between two of the mouth organs; uttered through a close approach, but not with a complete closure, of the organs of articulation, and hence capable of being continued or prolonged; -- said of certain consonantal sounds, as f, v, s, z, etc.
Frictional (a.) Relating to friction; moved by friction; produced by friction; as, frictional electricity.
Frictionless (a.) Having no friction.
Friended (a.) Having friends;
Friended (a.) Inc
Friendless (a.) Destitute of friends; forsaken.
Friendly (a.) Having the temper and disposition of a friend; disposed to promote the good of another; kind; favorable.
Friendly (a.) Appropriate to, or implying, friendship; befitting friends; amicable.
Friendly (a.) Not hostile; as, a friendly power or state.
Friendly (a.) Promoting the good of any person; favorable; propitious; serviceable; as, a friendly breeze or gale.
Friesic (a.) Of or pertaining to Friesland, a province in the northern part of the Netherlands.
Friesish (a.) Friesic.
Friezed (a.) Gathered, or having the map gathered, into little tufts, knots, or protuberances. Cf. Frieze, v. t., and Friz, v. t., 2.
Frigate-built (a.) Built like a frigate with a raised quarter-deck and forecastle.
Frigefactive (a.) Cooling.
Frightful (a.) Full of fright; affrighted; frightened.
Frightful (a.) Full of that which causes fright; exciting alarm; impressing terror; shocking; as, a frightful chasm, or tempest; a frightful appearance.
Frightless (a.) Free from fright; fearless.
Frigid (a.) Cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate.
Frigid (a.) Wanting warmth, fervor, ardor, fire, vivacity, etc.; unfeeling; forbidding in manner; dull and unanimated; stiff and formal; as, a frigid constitution; a frigid style; a frigid look or manner; frigid obedience or service.
Frigid (a.) Wanting natural heat or vigor sufficient to excite the generative power; impotent.
Frigorific (a.) Alt. of Frigorifical
Frigorifical (a.) Causing cold; producing or generating cold.
Frilled (a.) Furnished with a frill or frills.
Frim (a.) Flourishing; thriving; fresh; in good case; vigorous.
Fringed (a.) Furnished with a fringe.
Fringeless (a.) Having no fringe.
Fringent (a.) Encircling like a fringe; bordering.
Fringilla (a.) A genus of birds, with a short, conical, pointed bill. It formerly included all the sparrows and finches, but is now restricted to certain European finches, like the chaffinch and brambling.
Fringillaceous (a.) Fringil
Fringy (a.) Aborned with fringes.
Frippery (a.) Trifling; contemptible.
Frisian (a.) Of or pertaining to Friesland, a province of the Netherlands; Friesic.
Frisk (a.) Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky.
Frisk (a.) A frolic; a fit of wanton gayety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap.
Frisket (a.) The light frame which holds the sheet of paper to the tympan in printing.
Friskful (a.) Brisk; lively; frolicsome.
Frisky (a.) Inc
Frith (a.) A forest; a woody place.
Frith (a.) A small field taken out of a common, by inclosing it; an inclosure.
Frithy (a.) Woody.
Frivolous (a.) Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument.
Frivolous (a.) Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially in trifling matters.
Frizel (a.) A movable furrowed piece of steel struck by the flint, to throw sparks into the pan, in an early form of flintlock.
Frizzly (a.) Alt. of Frizzy
Frizzy (a.) Curled or crisped; as, frizzly, hair.
Frocked (a.) Clothed in a frock.
Frockless (a.) Destitute of a frock.
Frogged (a.) Provided or ornamented with frogs; as, a frogged coat. See Frog, n., 4.
Froggy (a.) Abounding in frogs.
Frolic (a.) Full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry.
Frolicful (a.) Frolicsome.
Frolicky (a.) Frolicsome.
Frolicsome (a.) Full of gayety and mirth; given to pranks; sportive.
Fronded (a.) Furnished with fronds.
Frondent (a.) Covered with leaves; leafy; as, a frondent tree.
Frondiferous (a.) Producing fronds.
Frondose (a.) Frond bearing; resembling a frond; having a simple expansion not separable into stem and leaves.
Frondose (a.) Leafy.
Frondous (a.) Frondose.
Front (a.) Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view.
Frontal (a.) Belonging to the front part; being in front
Frontal (a.) Of or pertaining to the forehead or the anterior part of the roof of the brain case; as, the frontal bones.
Frontate (a.) Alt. of Fron'tated
Fron'tated (a.) Growing broader and broader, as a leaf; truncate.
Fronted (a.) Formed with a front; drawn up in
Frontier (a.) Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.
Frontier (a.) Of or relating to a frontier.
Frontless (a.) Without face or front; shameless; not diffident; impudent.
Froppish (a.) Peevish; froward.
Frory (a.) Frozen; stiff with cold.
Frory (a.) Covered with a froth like hoarfrost.
Frosted (a.) Covered with hoarfrost or anything resembling hoarfrost; ornamented with frosting; also, frost-bitten; as, a frosted cake; frosted glass.
Frostless (a.) Free from frost; as, a frostless winter.
Frosty (a.) Attended with, or producing, frost; having power to congeal water; cold; freezing; as, a frosty night.
Frosty (a.) Covered with frost; as, the grass is frosty.
Frosty (a.) Chill in affection; without warmth of affection or courage.
Frosty (a.) Appearing as if covered with hoarfrost; white; gray-haired; as, a frosty head.
Frothless (a.) Free from froth.
Frounceless (a.) Without frounces.
Frouzy (a.) Fetid, musty; rank; disordered and offensive to the smell or sight; slovenly; dingy. See Frowzy.
Frow (a.) Brittle.
Froward (a.) Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child.
Frowey (a.) Working smoothly, or without splitting; -- said of timber.
Frowny (a.) Frowning; scowling.
Frowy (a.) Musty. rancid; as, frowy butter.
Frowzy (a.) Slovenly; unkempt; untidy; frouzy.
Frozen (a.) Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook.
Frozen (a.) Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones.
Frozen (a.) Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding.
Fructed (a.) Bearing fruit; -- said of a tree or plant so represented upon an escutcheon.
Fructiculose (a.) Fruitful; full of fruit.
Fructiferuos (a.) Bearing or producing fruit.
Fructuous (a.) Fruitful; productive; profitable.
Frugiferous (a.) Producing fruit; fruitful; fructiferous.
Frugivorous (a.) Feeding on fruit, as birds and other animals.
Fruiter (a.) A ship for carrying fruit.
Fruitful (a.) Full of fruit; producing fruit abundantly; bearing results; prolific; fertile; liberal; bountiful; as, a fruitful tree, or season, or soil; a fruitful wife.
Fruiting (a.) Pertaining to, or producing, fruit.
Fruitive (a.) Enjoying; possessing.
Fruitless (a.) Lacking, or not bearing, fruit; barren; destitute of offspring; as, a fruitless tree or shrub; a fruitless marriage.
Fruitless (a.) Productive of no advantage or good effect; vain; idle; useless; unprofitable; as, a fruitless attempt; a fruitless controversy.
Fruit'y (a.) Having the odor, taste, or appearance of fruit; also, fruitful.
Frumentaceous (a.) Made of, or resembling, wheat or other grain.
Frumentarious (a.) Of or pertaining to wheat or grain.
Frumpish (a.) Cross-tempered; scornful.
Frumpish (a.) Old-fashioned, as a woman's dress.
Frush (a.) Easily broken; brittle; crisp.
Frustrable (a.) Capable of beeing frustrated or defeated.
Frustraneous (a.) Vain; useless; unprofitable.
Frustrate (a.) Vain; ineffectual; useless; unprofitable; null; voil; nugatory; of no effect.
Frustrative (a.) Tending to defeat; fallacious.
Frustratory (a.) Making void; rendering null; as, a frustratory appeal.
Frustulent (a.) Abounding in fragments.
Frutescent (a.) Somewhat shrubby in character; imperfectly shrubby, as the American species of Wistaria.
Fruticant (a.) Full of shoots.
Fruticose (a.) Pertaining to a shrub or shrubs; branching like a shrub; shrubby; shrublike; as, a fruticose stem.
Fruticous (a.) Fruticose.
Fruticulose (a.) Like, or pertaining to, a small shrub.
Fubby (a.) Alt. of Fubsy
Fubsy (a.) Plump; chubby; short and stuffy; as a fubsy sofa.
Fucate (a.) Alt. of Fucated
Fucated (a.) Painted; disguised with paint, or with false show.
Fucivorous (a.) Eating fucus or other seaweeds.
Fucoid (a.) Properly, belonging to an order of alga: (Fucoideae) which are blackish in color, and produce oospores which are not fertilized until they have escaped from the conceptacle. The common rockweeds and the gulfweed (Sargassum) are fucoid in character.
Fucoid (a.) In a vague sense, resembling seaweeds, or of the nature of seaweeds.
Fucoidal (a.) Fucoid.
Fucoidal (a.) Containing impressions of fossil fucoids or seaweeds; as, fucoidal sandstone.
Fuegian (a.) Of or pertaining to Terra del Fuego.
Fuffy (a.) Light; puffy.
Fugacious (a.) Flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; lasting but a short time; volatile.
Fugacious (a.) Fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-lived as compared with the life of the individual.
Fugacity (a.) The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits.
Fugacity (a.) Uncertainty; instability.
Fugato (a.) in the gugue style, but not strictly like a fugue.
Fugitive (a.) Fleeing from pursuit, danger, restraint, etc., escaping, from service, duty etc.; as, a fugitive solder; a fugitive slave; a fugitive debtor.
Fugitive (a.) Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade; -- applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.
-ful (a.) A suffix signifying full of, abounding with; as, boastful, harmful, woeful.
Fuldble (a.) Capable of being propped up.
Fulcrate (a.) Propped; supported by accessory organs.
Fulcrate (a.) Furnished with fulcrums.
Fulgent (a.) Exquisitely bright; shining; dazzling; effulgent.
Fulgid (a.) Shining; glittering; dazzling.
Fulgurant (a.) Lightening.
Fulgurating (a.) Resembling lightning; -- used to describe intense lancinating pains accompanying locomotor ataxy.
Fuliginous (a.) Pertaining to soot; sooty; dark; dusky.
Fuliginous (a.) Pertaining to smoke; resembling smoke.
Full-blooded (a.) Having a full supply of blood.
Full-blooded (a.) Of pure blood; thoroughbred; as, a full-blooded horse.
Full-bloomed (a.) Like a perfect blossom.
Full-blown (a.) Fully expanded, as a blossom; as, a full-bloun rose.
Full-blown (a.) Fully distended with wind, as a sail.
Full-bottomed (a.) Full and large at the bottom, as wigs worn by certain civil officers in Great Britain.
Full-bottomed (a.) Of great capacity below the water
Fuller (a.) A die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; -- called also a creaser.
Full-formed (a.) Full in form or shape; rounded out with flesh.
Full-grown (a.) Having reached the limits of growth; mature.
Full-hearted (a.) Full of courage or confidence.
Full-hot (a.) Very fiery.
Full-manned (a.) Completely furnished wiith men, as a ship.
Fullonical (a.) Pertaining to a fuller of cloth.
Full-orbed (a.) Having the orb or disk complete or fully illuminated; like the full moon.
Full-sailed (a.) Having all its sails set,; hence, without restriction or reservation.
Full-winged (a.) Having large and strong or complete wings.
Full-winged (a.) Beady for flight; eager.
Fulminant (a.) Thundering; fulminating.
Fulminating (a.) Thundering; exploding in a peculiarly sudden or violent manner.
Fulminating (a.) Hurling denunciations, menaces, or censures.
Fulminatory (a.) Thundering; striking terror.
Fulmineous (a.) Of, or concerning thunder.
Fulmiaic (a.) Pertaining to fulmination; detonating; specifically (Chem.), pertaining to, derived from, or denoting, an acid, so called; as, fulminic acid.
Fulminuric (a.) Pertaining to fulminic and cyanuric acids, and designating an acid so called.
Fulsamic (a.) Fulsome.
Fulsome (a.) Full; abundant; plenteous; not shriveled.
Fulsome (a.) Offending or disgusting by overfullness, excess, or grossness; cloying; gross; nauseous; esp., offensive from excess of praise; as, fulsome flattery.
Fulsome (a.) Lustful; wanton; obscene; also, tending to obscenity.
Fulvid (a.) Fulvous.
Fulvous (a.) Tawny; dull yellow, with a mixture of gray and brown.
Fumacious (a.) Smoky; hence, fond of smoking; addicted to smoking tobacco.
Fumaric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fumitory (Fumaria officinalis).
Fumeless (a.) Free from fumes.
Fumid (a.) Smoky; vaporous.
Fumiferous (a.) Producing smoke.
Fumigant (a.) Fuming.
Fumigatory (a.) Having the quality of purifying by smoke.
Fuming (a.) Producing fumes, or vapors.
Famish (a.) Smoky; hot; choleric.
Fumous (a.) Producing smoke; smoky.
Fumous (a.) Producing fumes; full of fumes.
Fumy (a.) Producing fumes; fumous.
Funambulatory (a.) Performing like a ropedancer.
Funambulatory (a.) Narrow, like the walk of a ropedancer.
Functional (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, a function or duty; official.
Functional (a.) Pertaining to the function of an organ or part, or to the functions in general.
Functionless (a.) Destitute of function, or of an appropriate organ. Darwin.
Fundable (a.) Capable of being funded, or converted into a fund; convertible into bonds.
Fundamental (a.) Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental axiom.
Funded (a.) Existing in the form of bonds bearing regular interest; as, funded debt.
Funded (a.) Invested in public funds; as, funded money.
Fundholder (a.) One who has money invested in the public funds.
Funding (a.) Providing a fund for the payment of the interest or principal of a debt.
Funding (a.) Investing in the public funds.
Funuless (a.) Destitute of funds.
Funebrial (a.) Pertaining to a funeral or funerals; funeral; funereal.
Funebrious (a.) Funebrial.
Funereal (a.) Suiting a funeral; pertaining to burial; solemn. Hence: Dark; dismal; mournful.
Funest (a.) Lamentable; doleful.
Fungal (a.) Of or pertaining to fungi.
Fungian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Fungidae, a family of stony corals.
Fungic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, mushrooms; as, fungic acid.
Fungiform (a.) Shaped like a fungus or mushroom.
Fungilliform (a.) Shaped like a small fungus.
Fungivorous (a.) Eating fungi; -- said of certain insects and snails.
Fungoid (a.) Like a fungus; fungous; spongy.
Fungous (a.) Of the nature of fungi; spongy.
Fungous (a.) Growing suddenly, but not substantial or durable.
Funic (a.) Funicular.
Funicular (a.) Consisting of a small cord or fiber.
Funicular (a.) Dependent on the tension of a cord.
Funicular (a.) Pertaining to a funiculus; made up of, or resembling, a funiculus, or funiculi; as, a funicular ligament.
Funiculate (a.) Forming a narrow ridge.
Funiliform (a.) Resembling a cord in toughness and flexibility, as the roots of some endogenous trees.
Funky (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, great fear, or funking.
Funnelform (a.) Having the form of a funnel, or tunnel; that is, expanding gradually from the bottom upward, as the corolla of some flowers; infundibuliform.
Fur (a.) Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.
Furacious (a.) Given to theft; thievish.
Furbishable (a.) Capable of being furbished.
Furcate (a.) Alt. of Furcated
Furcated (a.) Forked; branching like a fork; as, furcate twigs.
Furciferous (a.) Rascally; scandalous.
Furcular (a.) Shaped like a fork; furcate.
Furfuraceous (a.) Made of bran; like bran; scurfy.
Furfurous (a.) Made of bran; furfuraceous.
Furial (a.) Furious; raging; tormenting.
Furibundal (a.) Full of rage.
Furilic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, furile; as, furilic acid.
Furious (a.) Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.
Furious (a.) Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm.
Furlong (a.) A measure of length; the eighth part of a mile; forty rods; two hundred and twenty yards.
Furlough (a.) Leave of abserice; especially, leave given to an offcer or soldier to be absent from service for a certain time; also, the document granting leave of absence.
Furrowy (a.) Furrowed.
Furry (a.) Covered with fur; dressed in fur.
Furry (a.) Consisting of fur; as, furry spoils.
Furry (a.) Resembling fur.
Furthermost (a.) Most remote; furthest.
Furthersome (a.) Tending to further, advance, or promote; helpful; advantageous.
Furthest (a.) superl. Most remote; most in advance; farthest. See Further, a.
Furtive (a.) Stolen; obtained or characterized by stealth; sly; secret; stealthy; as, a furtive look.
Faruncular (a.) Of or pertaining to a furuncle; marked by the presence of furuncles.
Furzen (a.) Furzy; gorsy.
Fuscous (a.) Brown or grayish black; darkish.
Fusiform (a.) Shaped like a spindle; tapering at each end; as, a fusiform root; a fusiform cell.
Fusile (a.) Same as Fusil, a.
Fusome (a.) Handy; reat; handsome; notable.
Fusted (a.) Moldy; ill-smelling.
Fustian (a.) Made of fustian.
Fustian (a.) Pompous; ridiculously tumid; inflated; bombastic; as, fustian history.
Futilous (a.) Futile; trifling.
Futurable (a.) Capable of being future; possible to occur.
Future (a.) Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the future shall be as the present); collectively, events that are to happen in time to come.
Future (a.) The possibilities of the future; -- used especially of prospective success or advancement; as, he had great future before him.
Future (a.) A future tense.
Futureless (a.) Without prospect of betterment in the future.
Futuritial (a.) Relating to what is to come; pertaining to futurity; future.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".