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Adjectives are found in different forms, among which comparative and superlative. However, is there a term to describe adjectives' "base form" (is "base form" the right term to coin them)?

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Circle adjectives with different colors depending on whether they are written in their comparative, superlative or base form.

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  • For painted door, are there painteder door and paintedest door? Nov 24, 2014 at 8:02

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The grammatical category associated with comparison of adjectives and adverbs is degree of comparison. The usual degrees of comparison are the positive ... the comparative ... and the superlative.

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