The following adjectives are positive character traits essential to learning English. I have included very concise (short, brief) definitions. Please consult a dictionary for a complete understanding of each word because many of the words are very similar in meaning. These words are worth incorporating into your vocabulary, so the next time someone asks you to describe yourself; you won't have any difficulty coming up with 11 positive character traits.
ambitious – having a strong desire to succeed
conscientious – displaying great care in the outcome of one's work
dauntless – not frightened or discouraged
diligent – hard-working, showing a lot of effort
enthusiastic – having passionate interest about something
gregarious – friendly and sociable
loquacious – very talkative
persistent – the ability to continue despite difficulties or problems
resilient – the ability to recover from failures or setbacks
resourceful – creative in solving problems or reaching goals
tenacious – determined to proceed as planned
Choose the word which is NOT a synonym.
By Thomas Williams
By Thomas Williams, teacher at EC San Diego English school