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Absolute adjective

From Teflpedia

An absolute adjective or ungradable adjective is an adjective that describes something that it logically binary, i.e. it is not gradable.

For example, dead, pregnant or unique.

Based purely on logic, these shouldn’t be modified with intensifiers such as very, or by degree adverbs such as more and most. However, in real life, people do sometimes use intensifiers or degree adverbs with these:

He was dead. How dead? Very dead.
She was only a little bit pregnant.
It was the most unique experience!

Compare gradable adjective, also strong adjective.