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There are approximately 125,000 adjectives in the English language. That's a lot of words to consider when looking to perfectly describe that jaw-dropping sunset before us.

word cloud with the five words Amazing! Jolting! Awesome!	Stunning! Eye-opening! in front of a sunset over the ocean

This estimate is based on the fact that about a quarter of the words we use are adjectives – and if we assume there are 500,000 total words. That total is based on the number of entries found in unabridged dictionaries like Webster's Third New International Dictionary.

word cloud with the five words Astounding! Blindsiding! Shocking! Startling! Surprising! in front of a sunset over the ocean

Incidently, this means there are approximately 250,000 nouns, 70,000 verbs, and 55,000 adverbs, exclamations, conjunctions and prepositions.

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