Question about degreesof comparison


Which of the following is/are true?and why?

1) he is more wiser than his brother

2) he is wiser than his brother 3) he is more wise than his brother pls explain

comparative asked Oct 23 '13 at 07:42 krish New member

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There are three forms of adjectives: absolute (wise), comparative (wiser), and superlative (wisest).  You can also use the adverbs 'more' and 'most' in place of the last two. What you can't do is to combine the adverb with the comparative or superlative - 'more wiser' or 'most wisest'.


Numbers 2 and 3 are correct, but number 1 is wrong.

link comment answered Oct 24 '13 at 14:02 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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