Have you ever considered words to be positive or negative? Indeed, words can convey positive or negative connotations. So, why not use words that empower other people, lift them up and shed light on situations? Stroll down a lane filled with positive words and encouraging meanings. You can use them in your emails, cover letters, letters of interest, and everyday conversation. Be forewarned: when you focus on positivity, your life is sure to change for the better. Start the journey with an abundant list of positive words that start with A.
Positive Words That Start With A
Short Positive Words That Start With A
Many of the positive words that start with A are fairly short, so consider those before looking at longer options. There is an abundance of upbeat a-words with seven or fewer letters. You might find the perfect term to convey your meaning on this list of relatively brief words. If not, keep going to discover additional positive a-words that are a bit longer.
exist in abundance
overflow, swarm, teem
|achieve (v.)||bring to a successful conclusion; reach a goal||actualize, attain, effectuate|
|acclaim (n.)||expression of approval||approval, recognition, praise|
increasing by addition of growth, often financial
acquire, amass, multiply
|accurate (adj.)||correct, without error||right, exact, precise|
being an expert in some activity
master, champion, star
agile, athletic, vigorous
adroit, apt, proficient
to hold in high regard
esteem, honor, respect
to love intensely
admire, cherish, esteem
very able or skilled
able, adept, artful, skilled
|affable (adj.)||friendly||agreeable, amiable, charming|
declare the truth of something
approve, assert, declare
glowing or illuminated with a soft light
bright, glittering, shimmering
awake and paying attention
attentive, keen, observant
bring to agreement
order, arrange, straighten
someone or something united to another, especially by treaty
accomplice, affiliate, comrade
forever; continually; happening for all time
constantly, invariably, unceasingly
|amazing (adj.)||full of wonder or excitement||astonishing, astounding, marvelous|
|amiable (adj.)||friendly and agreeable||affable, cordial, friendly|
|amplify (v.)||increase in size or magnitude||augment, boost, increase|
fully; in large and sufficient amounts or degree
abundantly, adequately, enough
|amusing (adj.)||entertaining; funny||comical, delightful, entertaining|
|angelic (adj.)||sweet, kind, and usually beautiful||celestial, cherubic, divine|
a way of feeling or acting that is energetic and exciting
enthusiasm, fervor, zest
|awesome (adj.)||amazing or very good||breathtaking, grand, impressive|
Longer Positive Words That Start With A
Brevity is good, but sometimes a short word isn't exactly what you need. Review a selection of a-words that have eight or more letters. From accolades to angelic musings, enjoy these auspicious positive words that start with "a," along with accompanying definitions and synonyms.
|absorbing (v.)||holding one's attention||soaking, involving, engrossing|
|abundance (n.)||great amount or supply||bounty, copiousness, excess|
|abundant (adj.)||plentiful; large in number||sufficient, ample, plentiful|
|accessible (adj.)||approachable; reachable; ready for use||available, convenient, handy|
|accolade (n.)||recognition of accomplishment||compliment, encomium, honor|
|accommodating (v.)||willing to help||obliging, helpful, neighborly|
|accomplished (v.)||to have finished something successfully||completed, concluded, done|
|accumulate (v.)||to gather or amass something||collect, hoard, heap|
|achievement (n.)||something completed successfully; a goal reached||accomplishment, attainment, feat|
|activate (v.)||initiating something; starting a function||arouse, enable, impel|
|adaptable (adj.)||able and willing to change||adjustable, amenable, flexible|
|admirable (adj.)||held in great respect||laudable, praiseworthy, venerable|
|adorable (adj.)||cute, lovable||charming, sweet, delightful|
|adventurous (adj.)||daring; risk-taking||audacious, brave, courageous|
|affection (n.)||strong fondness||devotion, esteem, fondness|
|agreeable (n.)||appropriate; in keeping with preferences or expectations||pleasing, congenial, kind|
|alliance (n.)||friendly association; agreement||connection, affinity, collusion|
|altruistic (adj.)||unselfish, working toward satisfying the needs of others||charitable, selfless, generous|
|ameliorate (v.)||to make something better in some way||advance, help, improve|
|amicable (adj.)||someone or something that is friendly and shows peace-loving characteristics||benevolent, friendly, peaceable|
|appreciate (v)||to be grateful, thankful||thank, enjoy, prize|
|attentive (adj.)||paying attention to or being thoughtful of others||alert, assiduous, circumspect|
|auspicious (adj.)||favorable; appearing to associate with good luck||promising, propitious, hopeful|
|authentic (adj.)||real; genuine||actual, real, true|
10 Example Sentences Using A-Words
Wondering how these words can be worked into your writing or verbal communication? Take a look at 10 sample sentences to acquaint yourself with how to adopt these words for use in your everyday vocabulary.
- Visions of her upcoming travels abound in her head.
- He received several bouts of acclaim for his latest novel.
- The hosts of her vacation rental were very accommodating.
- His promotion in such a short time was quite an achievement.
- That’s the most adorable baby boy I’ve ever seen.
- She’s off on another adventurous excursion to Peru.
- Unfortunately, the two mean girls seem to have formed an alliance.
- His desire to go on this mission trip to New Zealand is completely altruistic.
- I enjoyed meeting her; she’s quite amiable.
- Last night, we enjoyed authentic Ethiopian cuisine for dinner.
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An Abundance of Accessible A-Words
Activate and ameliorate your vocabulary today with more absorbing word lists like this one. Review a list of nouns that start with A to continue your exploration of words that begin with the first letter of the alphabet. From there, explore verbs that start with A to boost your vocabulary of action A-words. As for the finishing touch, get acquainted with some adjectives that start with the same letter. Finally, bring it all together with an extensive collection of words that start with A from WordFinder by YourDictionary.