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Comparative and superlative degree for multi-syllable adjectives

When you’ve got an adjective that has more than one syllable, you usually can’t just add ‘er’ or ‘est’ to the end of it to form the comparative and superlative forms. It just doesn’t work:

Superficial, Superficial, Superficial

Luckily, in these situations there is an easy solution - just use the original adjective, but put ‘more’ or ‘most’ in front of it. You use ‘more’ to form the comparative form of the adjective and ‘most’ to form the superlative form of the adjective:

Amy is superficial, Pol is more superficial, but Linda is the most superficial.