In English grammar, an absolute adjective is an adjective, such as supreme or infinite, with a meaning that is generally not capable of being intensified or compared. Also known as an incomparable, ultimate, or absolute modifier.
I saw a list depends on this matter such as person can’t be more or less dead. In the same way, a sphere can’t be more or less round.
Thereby, I found,on the same list, a lot of words which can be graded, such as furious, obvious, huge, tiny, by adding an adverbs like extremely, too, very.
- Extremely furious, he stormed my house sith a gun, trying to shoot everyone sitting over there.
What is your explanation for this condition, that why we couldn’t use adverbs with adjectives, huge, furious, tiny...etc?