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71 Words to Describe Someone You Love

This post is about words to describe someone you love.

If you’re looking to write a special someone a letter or give a speech about them, here are some positive ways to describe them.

There are all sorts of ways to describe people – from how they behave, to what they look like, what their accomplishments are, or what qualities they routinely reflect.

This list offers options to describe each of these qualities in greater detail than just saying, “this person is nice” or “they’re so great”.

They’re listed in alphabetical order, so you can easily find what you need!

Positive Adjectives to Describe Someone You Love

  1. Adaptable – able to adjust to new conditions
  2. Adventurous – willing to take new risks, full of excitement
  3. Affable – friendly and good natured, an easy person to talk to
  4. Affectionate – easily expressing fondness and readily showing feelings
  5. Alluring – powerfully attactrive, seductive, or fascinating
  6. Ambitious – showing a strong desire to achieve
  7. Attractive – appealing to look at
  8. Balanced – fairly judging things and taking everything into account
  9. Brave – shows courage, ready to face possible danger
  10. Bright – quick-witted and intelligent
  11. Brilliant – accomplished, clever, or talented
  12. Calm – serenec, peaceful, and the absence of confrontational or angry emotions
  13. Charistmatic – a charming and magnetic personality
  14. Cheeky – irreverant behavior that is often amusing and endearing
  15. Cheerful – happy and optimistic personality
  16. Chic – stylish and elegant, usually refers to fashion sense
  17. Clever – intelligent and quick to comprehend ideas
  18. Compassionate – shows sympathy and concern for other people
  19. Confident – self-assured and showing belief in oneself
  20. Considerate – showing regard for other people’s emotions and opinions
  21. Courageous – brave and undeterred in the face of fear
  22. Creative – having imaginative and original ideas
  23. Cultured – a civilized and well educated person with refined taste
  24. Curious – an eagerness to learn or know more
  25. Cute – appealing in an attractive or adorable way
  26. Dazzling – an impressive or remarkable personality
  27. Delightful – a charming and agreeable personality
  28. Determined – displaying purposeful or resolved behavior
  29. Devoted – a loyal and true person
  30. Driven – hard working and ambitious personality
  31. Easy-going – having a tolerant and relaxed manner
  32. Efficient – competent and methodical with time and resources
  33. Elegant – stylish and tasteful in appearance or behavior
  34. Empathetic – understands and compassionate towards the feelings of others
  35. Encouraging – supportive and positive
  36. Energetic – lively and dynamic behavior
  37. Enthusiastic – showing passion and intense interest
  38. Exuberant – showing lively energy and excitement
  39. Flexible – adaptable to circumstances and conditions
  40. Friendly – pleasant and amiable personality
  41. Funny – humorous or amusing
  42. Generous – showing plentiful kindness towards others
  43. Gentle – kind and tender temperament
  44. Glamourous – elegant, beautiful, and attractive style
  45. Graceful – tasteful and refined
  46. Gregarious – sociable and popular personality
  47. Independent – self-sufficient and free from influence
  48. Inspiring – encouraging and influencing others
  49. Intuitive – instinctive and innate understanding
  50. Kind-hearted – having a friendly and sympathetic nature
  51. Lively – full of energy, active and outgoing
  52. Lovely – attractive and beautiful person
  53. Nurturing – protective and encouraging
  54. Optimistic – a positive and confident outlook
  55. Patient – tolerant and uncomplaining in the face of delays or trouble
  56. Refined – having an elegant and civilized manner
  57. Relaxed – laid-backed and untroubled nature
  58. Reliable – able to be trusted
  59. Resourceful – ingenious and able to quickly solve problems
  60. Selfless – altruistic and concerned with the needs of others
  61. Sincere – a genuine person free from deceit
  62. Sociable –  friendly, affable, and engaging with people
  63. Tasteful – showing great aesthetic judgement
  64. Tender – showing gentleness and sympathy
  65. Thoughtful – attentive and considerate of the feelings of others
  66. Warm-hearted – a kind-hearted and generous person
  67. Wholesome – a good and ethical person
  68. Witty – amusing and quick communication style
  69. Wise – showing experience and good judgement
  70. Zealous – showing passion
  71. Zippy – a bright, fresh, and lively personality

Looking for more great adjectives – check out our list of 101 positive words to describe people.