From the Experts: Writers Tips #4
Good description takes many forms and does not depend solely on adjectives and adverbs for impact. A statement as simple as “the man wept” may be all the description you need for a particular scene. What makes one story more finished—more “real” and alive—than another is not a matter of adjectives per sentence; it is the accuracy and relevance of whatever description you do use.
Description, by Monica Wood