Prefixes for negative adjectives

29 Apr

How do you change a positive English adjective into a negative one? Easy – just add a prefix to the front!

The most common prefixes are “un-“ (usually on words of Germanic origin) and “in-“ (usually on words of Latin origin). But sometimes the “in-“ can change, to make pronunciation easier, especially when the word starts with “p”, “m”, “l” or “r”. Here are some examples:

prefixes for negative adjectives

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