Looking for a list of positive words that start with P to describe a person in a good way?
I’m a wordy person, I love nothing more than finding the perfect word to describe someone’s character traits. So, I’ve put together a list below that will hopefully have the perfect words you’re looking for.
Most words that are positive to describe someone are adjectives. Positive adjectives describe places, things, ideas, and experiences in a positive way – so they’re great for invoking positive emotions.
Good luck, I hope you find what you’re looking for!
List of Positive Words That Start With P to Describe a Person
Passionate – having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs.
Passive – accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance.
Paternal – showing a kindness and care associated with a father; fatherly.
Patient – able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.
Patriotic – having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.
Peaceful – free from disturbance; tranquil.
Perfect – having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be.
Perk – become or make more cheerful, lively, or interesting.
Perky – cheerful and lively.
Persistent – continuing firmly or obstinately in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
Personable – (of a person) having a pleasant appearance and manner.
Phenomenal – remarkable or exceptional, especially exceptionally good.
Philanthropic – (of a person or organization) seeking to promote the welfare of others; generous and benevolent.
Philosophical – having or showing a calm attitude towards disappointments or difficulties.
Photogenic – (especially of a person) looking attractive in photographs or on film.
Pioneering – develop or be the first to use or apply (a new method, area of knowledge, or activity).
Placid – not easily upset or excited.
Playful – fond of games and amusement; light-hearted.
Pleasant – (of a person or their manner) friendly and considerate; likable.
Poised – having a composed and self-assured manner.
Polished – accomplished and skillful.
Polite – having or showing behavior that is respectful and considerate of other people.
Popular – liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group.
Positive – constructive, optimistic, or confident.
Powerful – having great power or strength.
Practical – (of a person) sensible and realistic in their approach to a situation or problem.
Precious – greatly loved or treasured by someone.
Pretty – (of a person, especially a woman or child) attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful.
Proactive – (of a person or action) creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.
Proficient – competent or skilled in doing or using something.
Prosperous – successful in material terms; flourishing financially.
Protective – having or showing a strong wish to protect someone or something.
Punctual – happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time.
Are there any positive words or adjectives beginning with the letter P that you think should be on this list?
If you want to find more positive words that will help you describe someone’s character, traits, personality, and so on, please click the letters below to see my lists for other letters in the alphabet:
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Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.