What is it, un-, in-, dis- or im- for abashed? Eeeeks! There are some rules for word formation concerning adjectives such as ir- if the word begins with r like in responsible = irresponsible and im- for words that begin with a p or b like possible=impossible, or prudent=imprudent, but this sometimes needs some practice and of course, a lot of reading to get these rules under our belts. Here’s a short quiz with 18 adjectives to help you do some brushing up on word formation. By the way, it would be unabashed.