I learnt that strong adjectives are "ungradable" so for example the adjective enormous can't be used with intensifiers such as very, slightly, a little, a bit, extremely, terribly, etc. So I wonder if this kind of adjectives can have comparative and superlative?

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    Please give examples of what you're wondering about. – Peter Jun 18 '17 at 13:44
  • That elephant is rather enormous, wouldn't you say? It is more enormous than any I've ever seen. It's possibly the most enormous elephant on the planet. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Jun 18 '17 at 14:18
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    Beware of "authoritative" lists of ungradable adjectives. In practice, there is no hard and fast rule governing the use of a comparative or intensifier with such adjectives. One of the most thoughtful treatments of the subject I've found is here. – P. E. Dant Jun 18 '17 at 18:26

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