List of Positive Words That Start With C

Best fifty positive words that start with C are given below

Under the table you also get origin time, meaning, and examples of these words.

1. Courage18. Conscious35. Cogent
2. Confident19. Creative36. Celebrate
3. Chase20. Cheery37. Chill
4. Curious21. Charming38. Convince
5. Carefree22. Courtesy39. Cosy
6. Colorful23. Congratulate40. Cure
7. Caring24. Cooperate41. Capable
8. Challenge25. Cordial42. Circumspect
9. Consistency26. Commitment43. Coherent
10. Charismatic27. Canny44. Cunning
11. Contribute28. Constant45. Clever
12. Calm29. Colossal46. Concrete
13. Cheer30. Competent47. Chief
14. Charitable31. Credible48. Copious
15. Clarity32. Clean49. Clapping
16. Caliber33. Comfortable50. Credence
17. Comprehensive34. Crafty51. Catchy

With origin time, meaning and examples-

1. Courage (Noun) (1250–1300) Spirit, fearlessness, braveness, courageousness, the heart as the source of emotion.
Let difficulties occur but not the loss of courage.
Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue

2. Confident (Adjective) (1570–80) Optimistic, self-assured, positive, hopeful, sure, sanguine.
I am confident that everything will come out right in time.
The teacher wants the children to feel confident about asking questions when they don’t understand.

3. Chase (Verb) (1250–1300) Pursue in order to catch, come on to, run after, follow, hunt.
The film ends with a long car chase.
There was a long chase before the criminal was caught.

4. Curious (Adjective) (1275–1325) eager to learn, inquiring, searching, interested, inquisitive.
Children are curious about everything around them.
I was curious to find out what she had said.

5. Carefree (Adjective) (1785–95) Unworried, relaxed, free and easy, happy, smooth.
He thought back to the carefree days of his childhood.
I felt carefree for the first time in my life.

6. Colorful (Adjective) (1885–90) Glowing, eye-catching, chromatic, brightly colored, jazzy, vivid.
Life is a colorful picture, the smile is a beautiful color.
Nature is most colorful in autumn.

7. Caring (Adjective) (before 900) Attentive, warmhearted, responsible, kind, good-natured.
Caring for elderly relatives requires considerable moral courage.
The school aims to educate children in a caring environment.

8. Challenge (Noun) (1175–1225) Difficult task, dare, strength, stand against, an attempt to win a contest.
Life is a challenge, not to stand high mountains, but you see how far.
We need to challenge some of the basic assumptions of western philosophy.

9. Consistency (Noun) (1585–95) Regularity, harmony, stability, evenness, steadiness, constancy.
He scores goals with remarkable consistency.
He has shown remarkable consistency in his exam results.

10. Charismatic (Adjective) (1865–70) Appealing, glamorous, fascinating, magical, strong in character.
Martin Luther King was a very charismatic speaker.
Growth is often generated by charismatic leaders, who can not be produced to order.

11. Contribute (Verb) (1520–30) Donate, give, provide, help, promote, give rise to.
This new discovery will contribute to all humanity.
The three sons also contribute to the family business.

12. Calm (Noun) (1350–1400) Peace, quiet, restfulness, cool, smooth.
Yoga gives me a sense of inner calm.
After a storm comes a calm.

13. Cheer (Noun) (1175–1225) Approval, congratulation, shout, clapping, applause.
A great cheer went up from the crowd.
She got a loud cheer when she finished speaking.

14. Charitable (Adjective) (1300–50) Do-good, humanitarian, beneficent, generous in donations to relieve helpless person.
She set up a charitable fund in her father’s memory.
The organization is a charitable enterprise it is free from tax worldwide.

15. Clarity (Noun) (1300–50) Clearness, transparency, simplicity, sharpness, intelligibility.
His writing has great clarity of style.
She expressed herself with great clarity.

16. Caliber (Noun) (1560–70) Ability, quality, standard, grade, class, rate.
The paintings were of the highest caliber.
They ought to win with players of such high caliber.

17. Comprehensive (Adjective) (1605–15) In-depth, cover-all, broad, wide-ranging, inclusive, complete.
Child welfare services are well established and comprehensive.
Our comprehensive range of benefits includes pension and health insurance.

18. Conscious (Adjective) (1625–35) Aware, alert, reactive, intentional, responsive.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
She’s very conscious of the problems involved.

19. Creative (Adjective) (1670–80) Imaginative, innovative, artistic, inventive, having the quality of creating.
Most people are creative in one way or another.
He is a very creative musician.

20. Cheery (Adjective) (1840–50) Joyful, happy, jolly, cheerful, in good spirits.
She gave me a cheery smile.
Sunshine and the singing of birds are cheery.

21. Charming (Adjective) (1250–1300) Sweet, cute, attractive, delightful, pleasant.
A smile is the most charming part of a person forever.
They live in a charming old cottage.

22. Courtesy (Noun) (1175–1225) Respectfulness, good manners, civility, gentility, generosity.
Courtesy costs nothing.
Virtue and courtesy go hand in hand.
Courtesy must be instilled in childhood.

23. Congratulate (Verb) (1540–50) Praise, honor, compliment, delight in, take pride in.
You can congratulate yourself on having done an excellent job.
I must congratulate you on your excellent exam results.

24. Cooperate (Verb) (1595–1605) Assist, work together, help, contribute, give one’s support.
They cooperate in a peaceable spirit.
We have to cooperate with each other.

25. Cordial (Adjective) (1350–1400) Friendly, warm, passionate, heartfelt, sincere.
The conversation was carried on in a cordial and friendly atmosphere.
The hostess is very cordial.

26. Commitment (Noun) (1605–15) Promise, oath, attachment, involvement, dedication.
Marriage is no longer always seen as a lifetime commitment.
The hospital has a commitment to provide the best possible medical care.

27. Canny (Adjective) (1630–40) Expert, careful, astute, smart, sharp.
These salesmen are a canny lot.
He was far too canny to risk giving himself away.

28. Constant (Adjective) (1350–1400) Always, regular, uniform, continuously, not changing.
A man should keep his friendship in constant repair.
The dog has been her constant companion these past ten years.

29. Colossal (Adjective) (1705–15) Extremely large, huge, massive, gigantic, giant.
The singer earns a colossal amount of money.
The task they face is colossal.

30. Competent (Adjective) (1350–1400) Able, efficient, skilled, capable, knowledgeable.
She is competent in five languages.
A competent mechanic should be able to fix the problem.

31. Credible (Adjective) (1350–1400) Believable, trustworthy, convincing, probable, reasonable.
They haven’t produced any credible evidence for convicting him.
It seems barely credible that anyone could have walked so far in a day.

32. Clean (Adjective) (before 900) Polished, hygienic, unpolluted, refreshing, pure.
The sky was blue and clean.
Keep your room neat and clean.

33. Comfortable (Adjective) (1350–1400) Soft, pleasant, enjoyable, safe, well-to-do.
Their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable.
He set me down in a comfortable chair.

34. Crafty (Adjective) (before 900) Artful, skillful, clever, ingenious, sly.
A crafty look came to his eyes.
That diplomat was too crafty.

35. Cogent (Adjective) (1650–60) Effective, relevant, convincing, powerful, strong.
Those are important questions that deserve cogent answers.
The lawyer’s cogent arguments convince the jury.

36. Celebrate (Verb) (1425–75) Observe, recognize, honor, salute, acknowledge.
I think I’ve got the job. Let’s celebrate.
We always celebrate our wedding anniversary by going out to dinner.

37. Chill (Verb) (before 900) Relax, de-stress, rest, take time out, take one’s leisure.
There’s quite a chill in the air this morning.
Chill out, Dad. The train doesn’t leave for another hour!

38. Convince (Verb) (1520–30) Assure, satisfy, prove, demonstrate, persuade.
We were able to convince the students of the need for wider reading.
The government must still convince the sceptics that its policy will work.

39. Cosy (Adjective) (1700–10) Comfortable, friendly, cheerful, pleasant, homely.
I felt warm and cosy sitting by the fire.
The danger is that things get too cosy.

40. Cure (Noun) (1250–1300) Care, remedy, solution, answer, magic bullet.
The only real cure is rest.
Prevention is better than cure.

41. Capable (Adjective) (1555–65) Efficient, adept, experienced, intelligent, qualified.
I’m capable of achieving all my goals.
You are capable of better work than this.

42. Circumspect (Adjective) (1375–1425) Alert, attentive, careful, cautious, watchful.
The governor was usually circumspect when dealing with the media.
The reformers were normally more circumspect.

43. Coherent (Adjective) (1570–80) Logical, reasonable, well organized, systematic, relevant.
A coherent strategy for getting more people back to work needs to be developed.
The President’s policy is perfectly coherent.

44. Cunning (Adjective) (1275–1325) Imaginative, adroit, resourceful, ingenious, artful.
The fox is known for its cleverness and cunning.
A spy used cunning means to find out secrets.

45. Clever (Adjective) (1175–1225) Sharp, smart, brilliant, talented, quick.
He is young, clever and rich too.
A clever lawyer should be able to trick the prisoner into an admission of guilt.

46. Concrete (Adjective) (1375–1425) Actual, genuine, specific, positive, decided.
Beauty is not concrete, but a window is.
They presented concrete proposals for improvement.

47. Chief (Adjective) (1250–1300) Supreme, main, principal, most important, major.
The chief aim of man is not to get money.
Education is the chief defense of nations.

48. Copious (Adjective) (1350–1400) Ample, overflowing, extensive, plentiful, abundant.
The most important thing you can do is to drink copious amounts of water.
She took copious notes of the professor’s lecture.

49. Clapping (Gerund) (1175–1225) Appreciation, encouragement, applaud, put one’s hands together, as in greeting.
The whole audience got up and started clapping.
The band played a familiar tune which had everyone clapping along.

50. Credence (Noun) (1300–50) Faith, confidence, trust, believability, reliability, credibility.
Alternative medicine has been gaining credence in recent years.
Historical evidence lends credence to his theory.

51. Catchy (Adjective) (1795–1805) Appealing, memorable, unforgettable, tuneful, popular.
The songs were both catchy and original.
They also have an eye for a catchy phrase.

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