Đồng nghĩa của disapproving

Alternative for disapproving

disapproves, disapproved, disapproving

Đồng nghĩa: disfavor, frown upon, object to, oppose,

Trái nghĩa: acknowledge, admit, approve, recognize,

Adjective

Expressing an unfavourable opinion
censorious critical disparaging condemnatory deprecatory reproachful criticising criticizing discouraging frowning reproving boot-faced condemning damning denouncing denunciatory derogatory disapprobatory dissatisfied pejorative scathing unfavorable unfavourable displeased harsh hostile judgmental knocking negative slating stern full of reproof fault-finding hypercritical cavilling carping captious caviling overcritical castigatory faultfinding pedantic quibbling censuring pass-remarkable nitpicking niggling withering pernickety nit-picking contemptuous rejective hair-splitting pettifogging picky finicky cavillous reprobative accusatory reprobatory judgemental punctilious admonitory damnatory hairsplitting severe nagging overnice upbraiding accusing vituperative complaining fussy overscrupulous perfectionist over-exacting scolding griping bellyaching calumniatory belittling cutting cynical meticulous fastidious whingeing nit-picky hard to please exceptive sarcastic exacting demanding judgy incriminatory disappointed proscriptive nice abusive admonishing opprobrious fine subtle unforgiving overrefined persnickety culpatory reprehending reproaching chiding severely critical pharisaic self-righteous grousing grouchy moaning grumbling grouching precisionist whining exact precise scrupulous bleating dogmatic literalistic finical literalist purist formalist slighting over-censorious over-particular kvetching overparticular casuistical casuistic sophistical scholastic sophistic mithering chuntering critic humbling diagnostic demeaning trenchant sharp discerning penetrating biting particular choleric discriminating analytical satirical lowering difficult to please impossible to please discontented deprecating unsympathetic irritable crabby touchy cantankerous peevish nitpicky trivial testy perverse petty thorny acrimonious unfair contrary petulant unjust cross tricky very critical ultra-critical

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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
severe dour grim stern forbidding grave flinty serious sober austere cold steely unsmiling gruff intimidating somber sombre unfriendly aloof earnest fierce frowning glowering menacing stiff stony louring lowering rough rugged stark ungentle frigid frosty icy overbearing unfeeling unpleasant wicked strait-laced grim-faced tight-lipped solemn humourless humorless no-nonsense sedate staid sour morose sobersided sullen surly uncomic po-faced harsh glum stolid gloomy dismal dreary poker-faced uncommunicative mean-looking unsympathetic melancholic stringent dejected crabbed ugly sulky saturnine hard-faced bleak hard weighty implacable bitter moody hostile fiery mortified furious angry brooding crabby critical cast-iron inhospitable unappeasable dark boot-faced mean joyless cheerless strict deadpan rigid unhumorous long-faced stony-faced businesslike intense quiet straight-faced rigorous distant unrelenting impassive expressionless inexorable tough blank downbeat funereal savage subdued obdurate astringent resolute bookish hard-nosed thoughtful serious-minded uncomical douce puritanical dull ferocious pokerfaced uninviting cruel oppressive contemplative bound and determined resolved introspective reflective pensive composed ruminative unplayful deep in thought unapproachable formidable leaden sage dignified relentless threatening churlish ponderous muted sad pitiless brutal uncompromising inhuman formal grumpy fell sinister cross strictly business cold sober stone-faced owlish studious scowling trying onerous excruciating burdensome repressive nasty searing grievous gray splenetic grouchy vicious grey truculent cantankerous crusty murderous reserved bad-tempered unemotional chilly stuffy exacting inflexible ill-tempered uncharitable unforgiving authoritarian unyielding unbending illiberal remote solid ramrod hard-boiled heavy-handed

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Tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone
derogatory disparaging belittling demeaning denigratory deprecatory slighting damaging depreciative depreciatory pejorative uncomplimentary detracting offensive unflattering critical defamatory deflating diminishing dishonouring disrespectful injurious insulting unfavourable discrediting negative spiteful abusive calumnious hurtful mean nasty personal rude slanderous vilifying vituperative calumniatory contemptuous contumelious decrying degrading denigrative derisory derogative detractive discreditable disdainful libellous libelous mud-slinging scornful scurrilous traducing catty aspersing censorious deprecating despiteful dishonoring fault-finding humiliating malevolent malicious maligning minimising minimizing opprobrious reproachful sarcastic unfavorable deprecative derisive sneering snide scathing detractory unpleasant judgmental debasing dismissive invective unsympathetic scoffing mocking taunting jeering harsh denigrating hateful biting insolent uncharitable condemnatory epithetical irreverent dyslogistic downgrading disadvantageous sniping vitriolic scandalous scurril scurrile venomous vituperatory truculent shrewish cynical ridiculing aspersive unkind insinuating caustic libeling malign defaming libelling vile reviling shaming malignant injuring reproaching excoriating disgracing despicable vulgar hurting offending abasing damning ill-natured snarky sarky mordacious withering arrogant cutting condescending cavalier supercilious vain imperious abhorrent haughty snotty proud sniffy cheeky temperamental snippy snooty snobbish uppity cool full of contempt hard-nosed sardonic upstage bold cold-shoulder hard audacious high hat dog it on high horse on your high horse high and mighty blunt honest candid attacking straightforward hostile realistic stark outspoken faultfinding unappealing warts and all straight from the shoulder jibing affronting depreciating foul mortifying discourteous uncivil unmannerly obloquious obnoxious impertinent calumniating patronizing patronising teasing pillorying lampooning satirical blasphemous scolding shameful undignified muckraking wounding snidey violent berating slurring lowering superior castigating vicious false misrepresentative upbraiding coarse disgraceful untrue impolite dirty indecent ignominious abject unworthy outrageous cheapening inglorious infra dig dishonourable contemptible menial overbearing egotistic sharp-tongued dishonorable bringing shame repulsive virulent familiar intrusive lying maledictory scandalmongering backbiting acerbic smearing poisonous maledictive perfunctory ranting denunciatory aspersory unfriendly bitter sharp unenthusiastic dimissory defiant abrupt curt brusque gruff short surly ungracious hypercritical bad-mannered ill-mannered objectionable irritating annoying reproving castigatory pathetic silly ridiculous cockamamy absurd ludicrous laughable risible cockamamie comical farcical preposterous offhand displeasing rough ribald groundless obscene low infamous salacious gross scabrous gally out-of-line flip cocky fresh smart-alecky smart sassy nervy crusty exasperating raunchy lewd vituperous smutty filthy shameless exceptionable provocative impudent embarrassing vexing provoking galling corrupting wretched unbecoming Rabelaisian censurable shocking unacceptable crude reprehensible lordly aloof for the birds detestable upsetting improper foul-mouthed hoity-toity indifferent hifalutin prideful lofty highfalutin uppish rejecting antipathetic contemning averse high-and-mighty scouting despising repudiating toplofty turning up your nose at looking down your nose at

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Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice
puritanical prim prudish puritan severe ascetic Victorian austere forbidding moralistic narrow narrow-minded pietistic proper stiff strait-laced stuffy bigoted fanatical schoolmarmish starchy tight-laced bluenosed censorious hair-shirt nice-nelly old-maidish priggish prissy rigid schoolmistressy sententious spartan straightlaced straitlaced strict abstemious abstinent conforming goody-goody Grundyish moral stern genteel conventional governessy niminy-piminy formal prim and proper square mimsy demure uptight smug conservative fuddy-duddy stick-in-the-mud Pecksniffian straight overnice staid old-fashioned respectable self-righteous of the old school sanctimonious shockable old-maid precise fastidious overmodest holier-than-thou pompous stilted self-satisfied polite precious po-faced nice square-toed correct decorous ceremonial ceremonious virtuous goody-two-shoes conformist sedate straight-laced orthodox comme il faut overscrupulous squeamish prude pious overexact simpering mincing scrupulous offish affected rigorous finicky pretentious illiberal artificial pedantic Pharisaic hypocritical complacent vain pi god-fearing unctuous PC fussy particular politically correct goody two-shoes epicene blue-nose spic-and-span snobbish spruce meticulous wooden cleanly good dapper upright dignified stickling nit-picking choosy bourgeois traditional traditionalist namby-pamby suburban parochial reserved sober impersonal stodgy Pooterish fogeyish deadly musty dogmatic doctrinal Biedermeier humourless fusty button-down small-town bien pensant seemly old-fogeyish decent smoky foetid supercilious self-important hot bloated befitting humorless as dry as dust becoming smelly magisterial important warm fetid arrogant puffy refined gentlemanly ladylike fit right modest mannerly suitable fitting honourable honorable done courteous in line by the numbers by the book meet comely well-mannered de rigueur buttoned-down unadventurous mainstream distinguished socially acceptable august stately imposing punctilious forced portly unnatural mannered laboured strained solemn frigid unrelaxed icy labored moralizing Tartuffian churchy diehard boring stiff-necked pharisaical mealy-mouthed canting insincere superior dated deceiving preachy religiose Pharisaical false moralising out of date out of the ark out-of-date behind the times too good to be true to keep up appearances

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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
demanding perfectionist trying uncompromising clamorous critical dictatorial fussy importunate intractable judgmental obstinate rigorous strict tiresome tough cavilling difficult exigent fractious hard harsh imperious inflexible insistent nagging overbearing overexacting querulous stringent troublesome unaccommodating unamenable unbending unmanageable caviling cavillous censuring disparaging faultfinding firm hairsplitting hardheaded hypercritical needy obdurate overscrupulous possessive quibbling sticklerish stiff stubborn unflinching unreasonable unsparing carping censorious cynical demeaning serious tyrannical high-maintenance fault-finding hard to please hard to satisfy over-exacting hard-line over-censorious over-particular over-rigorous over-strict captious finicky overcritical pedantic pernickety picky niggling hair-splitting rejective nit-picking pass-remarkable nitpicking negative recalcitrant fastidious pettifogging refractory headstrong overnice perverse froward exacting severe exceptive sarcastic particular irritable testy cantankerous crabby contrary touchy persnickety nice deprecating judgemental criticizing criticising nitpicky trivial thorny unfair unjust peevish very critical petty acrimonious petulant cross tricky punctilious overparticular meticulous scolding humbling diagnostic calumniatory belittling discerning biting discriminating derogatory analytical lowering critic judgy reproachful trenchant sharp cutting penetrating contemptuous choleric condemning withering satirical stern uncontrollable ungovernable unruly incontrollable willful untoward wilful wayward awkward complex insoluble burdensome unrelenting grim boorish rigid hard-nosed argumentative pigheaded impossible to cope with out of control out of hand pitiless dissatisfied bearish opinionated inexorable irascible resolute immovable oafish discontented obstreperous grumbly set in one's ways choosy snappy temperamental irritating impolite unyielding uptight quarrelsome strong-minded single-minded rude bloody-minded stiff-necked steadfast dogmatic intransigent indomitable wrong-headed opinionative sour pertinacious oppressive disobliging prickly thrawn finical huffy stroppy vexed unpredictable hard to handle invidious bull-headed fiendish delicate sensitive ill-natured crotchety ornery contrarious uppity disputatious chippy obstructive feisty balky bolshie disputative cussed ungracious uncooperative contumacious disobedient unhelpful insubordinate defiant rebellious undisciplined incompliant self-willed wild mulish disorderly rebel disruptive restive recusant rowdy truculent mutinous annoying incorrigible vexatious boisterous pervicacious renitent turbulent inimical pat cross-grained impossible unwilling bullheaded resistant belligerent dogged adamant implacable hostile tenacious antagonistic determined troublemaking adamantine inconvincible hardened ossified problematic stubborn as a mule noncompliant unmalleable pig-headed self-opinionated lawless irrepressible adverse violent riotous uncontrolled unrestrained dissident unpersuadable capricious ill-disciplined unadaptable delinquent rock-ribbed exasperating anarchic deaf to reason unresponsive undisciplinable confrontational obstinately disobedient disagreeable attention-seeking dissentient unfriendly loud unsympathetic noisy contentious chaotic nonconformist unbridled opposing unpliable indocile rumbustious militant bellicose unpleasant antipathetic persistent uncongenial locked in relentless pugnacious strong-willed dead set on tetchy grouchy contradictory inimitable morose irrational shrewish biased illogical inconsiderate unsupportive blinkered arbitrary grumpy ill-tempered sullen sulky naughty flyaway sticky prejudiced intolerant impudent insolent limit vexing pesky blocking stalling restrictive inhibiting delaying badly-behaved incurable disaffected narky bad-tempered ratty shirty not cooperative disturbed maladjusted bulky discommodious incommodious cramped unconstructive hindering badly behaved resisting insubmissive radical withstanding unobliging frustrating making difficulties not giving an inch scrappy non-compliant uncivil discourteous locked knotty paradoxical contrariant nonconforming discordant arsey disagreeing difficult to handle insurgent insurrectionary wrongheaded converse problem challenging unamiable tough nut hang tough vociferous rough tempestuous uproarious raucous lively rollicking romping anarchical heedless reckless lawbreaking seditious rampaging rambunctious threatening impulsive impetuous impervious rash intemperate imprudent forward assertive drunken bawdy mean roisterous rackety tumultuous resolved unbendable unshakable steely rip-roaring untimely unfortunate persevering unshakeable rampageous roistering uncompliant unalterable piercing screaming booming strepitous blusterous inconvenient inopportune unfavorable unfavourable out of line unmoved indurate unbreakable fixed heady convinced remorseless raising Cain unanticipated ill-timed unexpected raising the roof with one's feet dug in iron-willed with one's toes dug in unforeseen disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted mistimed adversarial dissenting aggressive crazy hysterical nuts outrageous madcap insurmountable berserk unlucky unwelcome infelicitous inauspicious inapt unsuitable inappropriate angry opposed combative oppositional malapropos badly timed unseasonable spiteful inhospitable wrathful conflicting vitriolic jaundiced virulent unpropitious misfortunate disturbing hapless ill-starred star-crossed luckless adversative accusatorial allergic oppugnant opposite unsociable reluctant unreceptive ill-disposed at odds oppugning

Adjective

Feeling or displaying disappointment or a lack of contentment
dissatisfied discontented disgruntled displeased disappointed frustrated unhappy unfulfilled unsatisfied disquieted fed up malcontent aggrieved angered angry exasperated irritated ungratified annoyed disaffected discontent regretful resentful restive restless vexed begrudging bothered complaining crabby critical ennuied envious faultfinding fed-up fretful fretting griping grudging grumbling grumpy insatiable irked jaundiced jealous kvetching malcontented not satisfied offended picky plaintive put-out querulous snivelling sniveling sulky sullen unappeased unassuaged unsated browned off cheesed off brassed off out of joint not best pleased peeved piqued upset put out miffed narked indignant sore aggravated riled hacked off teed off cross irate nettled hurt disturbed peed off ticked off furious in a huff in high dudgeon enraged distressed disillusioned mad incensed embittered huffy tooshie steamed affronted eggy discouraged acrimonious troubled disheartened provoked fuming chagrined depressed perturbed wrathful infuriated inflamed in a temper saddened afflicted disenchanted galled sick testy rancorous cynical bitter ruffled let down miserable choked pained snuffy hoha choleric wounded wroth blasé ireful hot under the collar rebellious acrid ill-disposed sick and tired indifferent disgusted bellyaching bored petulant weary peevish churlish vex unpleased livid tired sour scunnered agitated crestfallen jaded spiteful worried harassed blue harried flustered maddened rankled rabid hot outraged roiled infuriate hopping steaming riley ticked ballistic shirty enflamed foaming apoplectic horn-mad wearied miffy glum tormented up in arms fretted down steamed up hard hot-tempered ill-humoured hateful crabbed grieving ill-humored hard done by thwarted factious stung dissentious troublemaking impatient grieved fault-finding carping nitpicking weighty annoying distressing defeated belly-aching anguished wronged sick to death gloomy surfeited satiated dismal sated injured harmed fed up to the teeth hung up carrying a chip on your shoulder up the wall ill-used woeful disapproving of morose heated splenetic with a chip on your shoulder fed up to the back teeth oppressed victimised persecuted victimized up to here vehement caustic sardonic irreconcilable soured unforgiving seeing red undeceived revengeful with a chip on one's shoulder with chip on shoulder grudge-bearing scornful boiling p.o.'d bugged surly confused going crook hopping mad huffish insulted perplexed grousing cranky irritable out of temper grouchy crabbing kicking uncontent vitriolic in a pet burned up in a fume disabused in a bad mood wrath off the air bent out of shape fit to be tied blue in the face sophisticated worldly mondaine sophisticate disenthralled knowing worldly-wise disentranced bad tempered foaming at the mouth out of countenance alienated set straight estranged disloyal antagonistic hostile seditious mutinous out of love sick of bored by unfriendly dissident insurgent insurrectionary uncompliant insubordinate renegade unsubmissive surfeited by weary of distressed by glutted by surfeited with jaded with jaded by satiated by glutted with apathetic downcast despondent downhearted have had enough disconcerted disconsolate have had a basinful of have had it up to here with have had something up to here dismayed dispirited discomfited melancholy forlorn dejected sad beaten hopeless aghast gutted cheerless worsted vanquished cast down baulked chapfallen objecting dolorous balked cut up low-spirited taken down shot down down in the dumps as sick as a parrot ratty crook snaky bad-tempered ill-tempered wound up ropeable seething in a lather worked up in a frenzy soreheaded tetchy snappy irascible touchy on the warpath beside oneself stroppy out of humour aerated waspish as cross as two sticks unimpressed fractious moody narky dark wild prickly short-tempered chippy chafed antagonized waxy raging incandescent raving frenzied out of sorts spare ranting needled antagonised gnashing one's teeth rattled crotchety snappish cantankerous crusty perverse glowering short mardy pettish slighted moping quick-tempered very angry in a paddy dirty unglued filthy in a bate storming with all guns blazing hot and bothered at daggers drawn blown a gasket beside yourself with rage goaded hassled reproachful wry snitty snubbed crazy concerned tense nervous anxious salty unamused crackers dishonored humiliated insane umbrageous dishonoured edgy curmudgeonly hacked rousted roused curt thin-skinned ticklish peckish whingy dogged uptight scandalized buffaloed frantic passionate shocked scandalised stewed sensitive like a bear with a sore head in a rage all steamed up overcome with anger bummed out at end of one's rope boiling mad pushed too far beside yourself at boiling point raging mad rubbed the wrong way in a filthy temper menacing threatening mopey belligerent aggressive malignant pouting malevolent evil wicked malicious vindictive maleficent baleful mopish scowling malign louring poisonous malefic mumpish pouty aloof fierce black venomous frowning withdrawn dour uncooperative brooding ornery obstinate sourpussed sulking unsociable gruff mean evil-intentioned hate-filled down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in a funk in a mood in the sulks in a strop disagreeable captious dyspeptic fiery snippy snarky snippety liverish raspy stuffy jumpy caviling cavilling out of humor

Adjective

Objecting
complaining objecting bad-tempered cantankerous crabby cranky grouchy grumbling grumpy ill-tempered irritable petulant protesting snappish snappy testy whining accusing bellyaching bewailing charging deploring discontented dissenting fretting lamenting moaning mourning murmuring regretting repining weeping critical malcontent peevish querulous resentful cross touchy irascible crabbed ratty crotchety huffy tetchy fractious choleric waspish ill-natured crusty surly narky pettish splenetic fretful eggy curmudgeonly soreheaded prickly ill-humoured chippy miffy sulky sour moody liverish ill-humored sullen peckish short-tempered churlish snaky perverse disagreeable edgy scratchy peppery whingy bilious dyspeptic bitter whingeing impatient sorehead fiery captious quick-tempered miserable on edge out of sorts snarky snippy snippety stuffy like a bear with a sore head raspy morose shirty in a bad mood stroppy mean carping ornery acrimonious caviling waxy fussy cavilling uptight out of temper dissatisfied fault-finding difficult cynical tart spiteful shrewish mardy angry harsh disgruntled whiny tough bearish trying brusque waspy grousing acrid thin-skinned awkward hot-tempered tense short-fused as cross as two sticks sharp-tongued out of humor mumpish on a short fuse unhappy restive contrary restless huffish salty scrappy glum curt unsociable gruff quarrelsome pouty misanthropic truculent obstinate pertinacious displeased crybaby ungracious snarling in a mood cross-grained pouting gloomy having got out of bed on the wrong side dour nasty-tempered griping acid growling venomous childish out-of-sorts sharp vindictive nasty ugly saturnine passionate having got out of bed the wrong side blunt cussed chuffy quibbling irked embittered arsey uneasy grudging bad jaundiced uncongenial wicked worried overwrought uncomfortable distraught unruly recalcitrant ungenerous refractory sarcastic unfriendly hostile anxious stressed fidgety froward vitriolic sharp-tempered spunky acerbic acute indomitable uncompliant indocile wild worked up ill at ease upset wrought up distressed unsettled agitated catty nagging wreck rattled faultfinding overstrung unquiet twitchy nervous temperamental scolding rancorous litigious snide criticizing argumentative volatile sensitive feisty bristly ireful contentious hotheaded oversensitive het up aggressive backbiting cattish hypercritical uncooperative exasperated annoyed iracund brooding iracundulous disputatious criticising vixenish out of humour hot under the collar malicious vinegary short foul-tempered hasty malignant hot-blooded sore filthy obstreperous easily offended plaintive censorious grumbly negative crying bemoaning whimpering wailing hard to please huffy irascible bloody-minded excitable piqued vexed irritated peeved jumpy put out unpleasant combative confrontational riled tooshie belligerent narked bellicose hot-headed pugnacious highly strung glowering furious wrathful miffed aggravated nervy antagonistic fed up neurotic rude scowling militant irate hacked off teed off mopey emotional aggrieved indignant ticked off jittery in a huff incensed nettled infuriated not best pleased high-strung hypersensitive ticklish wired frowning easily upset vex abrupt unhelpful snuffy offended cheesed off peed off apprehensive defiant fierce browned off uncivil galled ruffled bothered moping warlike threatening mad vicious disturbed impolite agonistic disobliging discordant insecure provoked assaultive skittish enraged troubled antsy crook unresponsive uncommunicative harassed malevolent in a temper brassed off wound up violent keyed up foaming at the mouth bent out of shape discourteous unkind thrawn hysterical obstructive boorish flustered humourless humorless perturbed bolshie unmannerly angered joyless mean-spirited unsmiling gladiatorial dithery queazy balky impulsive queasy disputative sourpussed unstable hoha unpredictable melodramatic brawly sulking explosive wrath mercurial in high dudgeon stressy inhospitable headstrong hung up abusive toey pigheaded snarly contumacious fearful factious contrarious affronted mopish inconsiderate uncharitable hurt warring ropeable tempestuous taciturn wrangling malign adrenalized battling fighting overemotional stubborn impassioned unreasonable bickering inflammable maddened ill-mannered excited grim atrabilious afraid dismal impetuous scunnered steamed up brittle shaky oafish strung out hinky goosey atwitter aflutter brawling strung up hard-nosed intractable unaccommodating troublesome overcritical wilful willful in a lather tiresome stiff on the warpath fuming demanding ready for a fight cheerless shaken raving obdurate unmanageable a bundle of nerves like a cat on a hot tin roof in bad mood hard to handle prima donna-ish finicky destructive loudmouthed inimical adversarial whingey offensive stung mighty antipathetic responsive choked brief scornful foul bad-humored disrespectful quick uncontrollable vinegarish tempersome envenomed unsympathetic vehement forceful ignoble contemptible goaded like a bear stewed insulted zowerswopped terse rotten apt to fly off the handle perturbable dicey hazardous unsafe cruel sombre somber disaffected hurtful hateful perversely irritable unlikable grizzly naysaying chafed lugubrious agitable broody dejected Eeyorish viperous eristic unindulgent wired up timorous blue wounded mopy kittle spooked timid pessimistic sober aloof dark bundle of nerves got up on wrong side of bed disappointed discontent with a long face defensive frustrated harried panicky weak withdrawn depressed livid apoplectic intense stormy reactive prim stilted febrile hassled paranoid crabbing uncontent kicking ungratified malcontented kvetching steamed loutish having short fuse hot under collar concerned taut scared dramatic snitty evil-minded conservative wroth hesitant angerful ranting psyched up frenzied cold convulsed ferocious aerated rebellious rough in a funk in the sulks in a strop down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks frantic steamed-up hottempered inflamed strained frightened discomposed easily agitated easily frightened out of joint bad tempered vulgar uncouth on tenterhooks pushy biffo aggers alarmed over-emotional hopping mad have a bone to pick having a chip on one's shoulder self-assertive ready to fight itching to fight all shook up self-conscious fraught unrestful embarrassed discomfited umbrageous hyper-sensitive up in arms on pins and needles in a paddy ungallant ungentlemanly ill-bred easily hurt easily affected dismayed tormented anguished perplexed wrung disquieted suspicious in turmoil palpitant all nerves like a fish out of water on the qui vive in a bate fit to be tied annoying exasperating wriggly squirmy uncompromising like a cat on hot bricks classless unchivalrous cloddish clownish controversial polemical polemic dissentious wiggly overbearing unrelenting unamenable ructious arguesome ignorant hardheaded strong-minded hard-line bull-headed steadfast choosy resolute immovable picky opinionated delicate dogmatic intransigent oppressive unflinching wrong-headed particular fastidious over-particular dictatorial importunate pitiless strict single-minded set in one's ways rigid inflexible finical invidious fiendish uppity tyrannical stiff-necked hard to satisfy irritating inexorable unyielding opinionative unbending perfectionist turbulent war pesky vexing clodhopping crude polite bad-mannered miserly unpolished rustic lowbred uncivilised uncultured crass uncivilized base unneighborly coarse vexatious renitent pervicacious all wound up cramped complex bulky discommodious incommodious disparaging deprecating difficult to handle pedantic niggling pettifogging nit-picking have chip on shoulder hair-splitting nitpicking judgemental judgmental rejective pernickety pass-remarkable severe nitpicky thorny exceptive exacting unjust unfair hairsplitting very critical petty trivial cavillous tricky

Adjective

Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
tart acerbic biting caustic cutting sharp barbed mordant sarcastic scathing astringent sardonic trenchant acrimonious bitter incisive keen nasty stinging acerb acid acidic acidulous acrid corrosive piercing pointed pungent rude satiric satirical scalding smart-aleck smart-alecky smart-mouthed snarky wounding spiteful venomous vicious acetose critical cruel dry short snappish snappy snippy testy unkind unpleasant vitriolic mordacious severe virulent malicious harsh scornful catty razor-edged hurtful mean waspish devastating penetrating searing hostile derisive poisonous mocking sarky cynical savage withering abrasive salty brusque rancorous polemic contemptuous scorching taunting hateful offensive disrespectful rapier-like acute unfriendly ironical snide vindictive crisp sneering scoffing jeering disparaging irascible carping ornery evil arrogant fierce slashing ironic telling malignant pernicious backhanded malign maleficent saucy needling contumelious scurrilous malefic cussed evil-intentioned twitting austere chaffing captious weisenheiming squint-eyed polemical churlish heartless callous brutal derisory antagonistic forceful abusive piquant unsparing baleful malevolent belittling emphatic blistering poignant peppery pithy burning splenetic snarling disillusioned ill-natured not sweet stern drilling terse clear-cut laconic derogatory irreverent impertinent corroding controversial hard wry stringent contentious rough aggressive wise bad-tempered ill-tempered vengeful bilious curt vitriolous argumentative disputatious disdainful envenomed sharp-worded angry thoughtless inconsiderate double-edged ungracious provocative salt exciting racy witty stimulating crabbed unblunted ferocious strong vigorous merciless dripping with malice cold violent ridiculing forthright driving clear unrelenting edged explicit powerful distinct effective blunt pitiless truculent potent unequivocal edgy sadistic grim ruthless wanton crushing extremely critical cold-blooded accurate venomed pertinent menacing grudging resentful hate-filled razor-sharp meaty meaningful insightful right-on insinuating short-and-sweet legit pregnant boiled down in a nutshell on the nose laid on the line right to it calling a spade a spade on the button dirty vituperative viperous destructive viperish toxicant dripping venom full of spleen full of gall accidentally on purpose insulting denigratory uncomplimentary pejorative opprobrious slighting defamatory degrading tongue-in-cheek deprecatory detracting demeaning dismissive insolent sour sharp-tongued reproachful droll slanderous surly jibing vilifying teasing maligning libellous libelous pessimistic reviling sceptical lampooning suspicious obloquious vituperatory depreciative depreciatory deprecating calumniating obnoxious gruff derogative detractive decrying denigrative misanthropic misanthropical sly grouchy cantankerous skeptical injurious calumniatory censorious subtle crusty traducing twisted ill-humoured uncivil ill-humored pillorying humorous contemptible burlesque foul ridiculous unbelieving spicy vulgar berating unmannerly shrewish defiant distrustful farcical backbiting doubtful cross snidey irritable jaundiced scolding touchy negative invective hypercritical grumpy peevish prickly supercilious crabby tetchy ratty choleric castigating cranky scurrile scurril disagreeable superior crotchety calumnious chippy curmudgeonly dyspeptic upbraiding humiliating narky short-tempered scratchy eggy despicable liverish peckish soreheaded quick-tempered snaky full of contempt despiteful like a bear with a sore head condescending unsympathetic wicked quizzical cynic strict exacting zesty rigid rigorous contorted affronting savoury zingy pert tangy savory censuring condemning cursing distorted crooked warped uneven deformed acetic tonic coruscating blasphemous damaging reproving castigatory parodying paradoxical spoof bantering spoofing mortifying blasting awry aslant askew skewwhiff pawky impolite discourteous unflattering sulphurous sulfurous contradictory alert atypical clever implausible exaggerated curious quick-witted scandalous pettish fractious diminishing deflating dishonouring unfavourable snubbing blighting abrupt discrediting deadpan aspersive quarrelsome cross-grained Hudibrastic Rabelaisian stroppy shirty short-fused personal bad-mannered ill-mannered invidious discreditable mud-slinging dour snippety saturnine brief on a short fuse vinegary waggish offhand ranting denunciatory apathetic debasing false untrue unfounded uncharitable vile absurd ludicrous cockamamie pathetic silly cockamamy laughable risible comical preposterous abhorrent haughty minimising fault-finding dishonoring aspersing minimizing unfavorable bad execrable wretched annoying ignominious sordid ignoble currish dishonorable base detestable low paltry overbearing sniffy snotty egotistic snooty straight-faced out-of-line flip cocky fresh cheeky gally smart sassy nervy mean-spirited evil-minded dishonourable low-minded low-down ambiguous oblique indirect poker-faced matter-of-fact low-key quietly humorous antisocial equivocal unsociable two-edged disbelieving for the birds doubting incredulous disenchanted hardened world-weary hard-bitten unneighbourly inhumane inhospitable uncongenial reclusive hard-boiled black bleak mistrustful sneaky underhanded fiery reserved selfish hating egoistic solitary standoffish egotistical narrow-minded eremitic nonbelieving querulous moody huffy impatient miffy sorehead passionate complaining spunky with tongue in cheek hot-tempered sharp-tempered

Adjective

Affected by bitterness, resentment, or cynicism
jaundiced resentful bitter cynical jealous distorted envious prejudiced suspicious bigoted sceptical biased disenchanted disillusioned hostile pessimistic soured covetous disappointed distrustful green-eyed intolerant invidious misanthropic narrow-minded partial discriminatory preconceived spiteful coloured colored grudging jaded one-sided opprobrious partisan prepossessed skeptical tainted tendentious unenthusiastic unfair unindifferent warped yellow unjust parti pris racist blinkered racialist desirous predisposed green with envy chauvinistic opinionated slanted influenced green sexist illiberal homophobic chauvinist anti-Semitic heterosexist anti-gay small-minded begrudging skewed dogmatic narrow sectarian inequitable xenophobic parochial twisted weighted emulous subjective swayed yearning inclined coveting inflexible interested uncompromising fanatical preferential uncharitable unbalanced blind embittered discriminative envying jingoistic obstinate prejudicial possessive eating one's heart out minded disposed angled perverted falsified misrepresented false eager insatiable favorably inclined factional tampered with malicious exclusive devoted sympathetic overzealous fanatic cliquish zealous unreasoning diehard denominational limited conspiratorial adhering accessory unsympathetic insular provincial rigid unforgiving dictatorial fain umbrageous watchful hankering desiring craving grasping aspiring greedy appetent wishful individualistic snappy irritable irate averse upset unwilling worked-up waspish outraged short-fuse obdurate contemptuous antipathetic unforbearing hateful indignant fractious stuffy disdainful tilted unindulgent unobjective non-objective loaded longing for ageist disablist conditioned classist myopic fattist intransigent hidebound extreme doctrinaire leaning presupposing closed-minded petty small-town localist inward-looking restricted short-sighted petty-minded close-minded picayune dyed-in-the-wool Lilliputian entrenched small blimpish claustral parish-pump jerkwater conventional little unequal uneven lopsided reactionary misleading unethical arbitrary conservative discriminating extremist wrong set strait-laced wrongful nationalistic moralistic prim puritanical prudish priggish starchy prissy shockable pigheaded provocative argumentative questionable doubtful favouring constricted one-eyed favoring ill-disposed unimaginative undemocratic favorably unrepresentative favourably puritan borné inexorable ungenerous closed selfish mean circumscribed clannish contracted secluded sequestered confined separated set in one's ways schismatic misreported inaccurate garbled misstated ultra-conservative doctored changed altered ethnocentric flag-waving isolationist unjustified nationalist jingoist superpatriotic tinkered with religious sectional nonconforming dissident nonconformist local splinter undeserved unmerited woman-hating anti-feminist excessively nationalistic excessively patriotic misogynist iniquitous unwarranted unprincipled shabby fixed unrighteous excessive underhand unforgivable low-down unenlarged male chauvinist undue dishonorable dishonest unlawful discreditable devious improper fraudulent cheating manipulative propagandist polemical male supremacist bad blameworthy culpable unrightful immoral deceitful dishonourable inexcusable vicious cruel injurious shameful base low vile criminal grievous wicked shameless below the belt uncalled-for adamant assertive pontifical arrogant cocksure dogmatical overbearing pompous imperious opinionative domineering opinioned of fixed views single-minded self-important bull-headed self-assertive stubborn of preconceived ideas self-opinionated

Adjective

Brief, concise, and to the point
sententious brief laconic terse aphoristic compact concise epigrammatic pithy succinct apothegmatic capsule compendious crisp curt elliptic elliptical gnomic monosyllabic pointed short summary telegraphic thumbnail axiomatic abounding censorious critical judgmental meaningful pretentious condensed short and sweet to the point breviloquent compendiary synoptic compressed abridged abbreviated clipped incisive sparing boiled down in a nutshell lapidary snappy economical brusque shortened potted summarized contracted truncated sharp tight trenchant abrupt tart blunt gruff perfunctory summarised in a few well-chosen words cut to the bone rapid quick curtailed little witty small precise finely honed meaty economic neat cursory taut in few words close lean snippety recapped precipitate compacted rehashed run-down outline abstracted comprehensive clever amusing piquant quick-witted epigrammatical limited summarizing concentrated pungent ingenious summarising run-through apophthegmatic short and to the point epitomized epitomised snippy fast uncommunicative rude shortened form forceful expressive snappish exact cryptic clear-cut well tuned marrowy in well-chosen words telling significant cogent cutting short-and-sweet acute honed effective making a long story short hurried hasty decreased down to brass tacks diminished ephemeral unprolonged lessened swift decurtate abbreviate curtate transient bare not protracted cut short discourteous offhand unceremonious impolite uncivil bluff ungracious crusty caustic short-spoken brisk brusk harsh no-nonsense downright churlish rough surly plain-spoken tactless cavalier direct frank outspoken unmannerly abrasive impatient undiplomatic straightforward matter-of-fact distant indelicate standoffish dusty upfront crude impetuous bad-mannered ill-mannered straight from the shoulder unfriendly decisive thoughtless businesslike off forthright peremptory candid brutal bald unequivocal not afraid to call a spade a spade pulling no punches honest not beating about the bush not mincing one's words calling a spade a spade speaking one's mind distinct controlled reticent taciturn vigorous testy memorable catchy aloof imperious well structured irascible petulant cool graceless bad-tempered dismissive short-tempered ill-tempered unforthcoming open hearty offish good-natured genial approachable unconstrained callous inelegant rushed friendly slashing scathing drilling acerb severe biting acid sarcastic sardonic acerbic satirical mordant cheery sincere bearish blustering barefaced speaking as one finds loud disrespectful point-blank stark explicit simple unadorned uncouth impertinent hard-hitting undisguised unvarnished unqualified unembellished unpolished uncompromising insolent unladylike boorish impudent gauche inconsiderate ungallant ill-bred unhandsome ungentlemanly unmannered uncalled-for hostile straight-talking straight-shooting insensitive unkind offensive inhospitable unpleasant unfortunate

Adjective

Displaying or conveying anger
angry sullen uptight fierce fuming sulky bad-tempered crabby hostile hot-tempered irascible ireful irritable tense cheerless choleric convulsed dyspeptic ferocious frenzied ill-tempered psyched up surly touchy wrathful cantankerous cold cranky grouchy gruff grumpy morose narky peevish petulant pugnacious ranting ratty raving shirty snappish snappy splenetic stroppy testy tetchy waspish wild angerful bilious bristly hot-blooded in a temper quick-tempered short-tempered cross crotchety fiery querulous ill-humoured ill-humored crabbed prickly pettish sour spiteful chippy ornery fractious huffy moody bitter ill-natured crusty malicious churlish mean peppery malevolent snippy nasty unfriendly aggressive curt antagonistic snarky liverish soreheaded malignant vitriolic rancorous disagreeable venomous perverse belligerent unsociable impatient snippety stuffy unkind raspy curmudgeonly miffy eggy fretful bellicose combative confrontational inhospitable resentful militant vicious truculent argumentative peckish snaky catty captious dour vindictive brusque contrary quarrelsome edgy mardy out of humour waxy out of sorts scrappy hateful sharp virulent adversarial annoyed inimical piqued unsympathetic glum acrimonious bearish acid short malign contentious scratchy shrewish tooshie hurtful uncongenial like a bear with a sore head feisty peeved abusive exasperated miserable warlike in a bad mood pouting disgruntled glowering mopey antipathetic sensitive indignant frowning pouty out of humor gloomy furious passionate joyless brooding unpleasant thin-skinned viperous violent irritated short-fused temperamental vexed harsh rude displeased put out whingy huffish snarling snarly moping irked obstinate poisonous excitable waspy negative caviling cavilling volatile cruel biting mumpish grumbling oversensitive sorehead complaining acrid inconsiderate foul saturnine difficult hotheaded uncooperative adverse cussed wounding uncivil filthy scowling ungracious sourpussed jaundiced malefic unmannerly dark unreceptive maleficent sulking hot under the collar hot-headed cross-grained as cross as two sticks on a short fuse in a mood scathing threatening critical offended cutting abrupt irate envenomed mopish uncharitable barbed pertinacious sarcastic agonistic emotional atrabilious blunt sore whining riled iracund iracundulous bad unwelcoming bloody-minded acerbic tart hasty grousing growling on edge carping fretting whingeing childish narked alien adversary impetuous discontented ugly awkward unresponsive uncommunicative disputatious unpropitious intimidating foul-tempered embittered ill-disposed up in arms on the warpath easily offended having got out of bed the wrong side mean-spirited fault-finding out of temper out-of-sorts evil-minded having got out of bed on the wrong side savage destructive uncontrollable loudmouthed pernicious censorious obnoxious rotten vehement aggravated spunky acute choked defiant forceful wretched vile terse miffed offensive ticklish mighty assaultive discordant arsey unindulgent hurt stewed nettled angered provoked insulted fed up aloof snide dejected agitable broody impolite discourteous sharp-tongued misanthropic cynical withdrawn dismal depressed blue wounded neurotic kittle mopy skittish sharp-tempered whiny hypercritical crybaby evil-intentioned vengeful baleful hate-filled no-nonsense laconic taciturn rough bluff tough fussy having short fuse hot under collar trying dissatisfied griping vinegary obstreperous chuffy despiteful defamatory offhand caustic opposing unceremonious sardonic spleenful evil wicked dirty squint-eyed horrid derogatory derisory mordant in a huff down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in a funk in the sulks in a strop high-strung dissenting off offish melodramatic tempestuous hypersensitive severe trenchant easily frightened easily upset easily agitated opposed oppositional boorish boisterous crude acerb hard battling hawkish warring zowerswopped nasty-tempered accidentally on purpose resistant impulsive incensed mercurial intense stormy militaristic disputative rebellious gladiatorial warmongering perversely irritable acidulous dissident conflicting wrestling bloodthirsty tilting martial fighting skirmishing dramatic spoiling for a fight sabre-rattling ready to fight under arms corrosive abrasive smart-mouthed acidic mordacious smart-aleck smart-alecky scalding pungent satiric satirical unwilling adversative accusatorial oppugnant opposite reluctant oppugning shaken frantic infuriated steamed-up inflamed all shook up enraged highly strung hottempered allergic sharp-worded double-edged thoughtless at odds upset galled livid apoplectic mad steamed steamed up crook vex ropeable hoha wroth jumpy faultfinding aerated ticked off teed off not best pleased hopping mad bent out of shape foaming at the mouth hacked off in a lather in a paddy in a bate fit to be tied brief ill-mannered vulgar crisp uncouth tactless bad-mannered unpolished indelicate short-spoken coarse downright crass ill-bred brusk oafish loutish disrespectful clumsy brisk graceless undiplomatic monosyllabic to the point ungentlemanly pithy uncultured direct gross plain-spoken unladylike unmannered concise gauche unrefined succinct impertinent insolent impudent clipped cavalier bungling ignorant frank outspoken ungallant matter-of-fact cloddish breviloquent mannerless insulting loud indiscreet compact unsubtle rash inept maladroit brash blundering summary compendious pointed epigrammatic untactful elliptical straightforward unchivalrous aphoristic uncalled-for unhandsome peremptory dusty insensitive uncultivated sententious thumbnail tasteless apothegmatic capsule brutal clownish common telegraphic elliptic classless upfront indecorous clodhopping uncivilized lowbred rustic uncivilised imprudent straight from the shoulder unpolitic injudicious decisive impolitic forthright businesslike incisive uncomplimentary candid disdainful economical unsophisticated humourless humorless unequivocal disparaging bald unsmiling flip thuggish fresh brutish contumelious swinish not afraid to call a spade a spade lumpen gnomic barbaric yobbish philistine uneducated short and sweet slobbish callous compendiary lubberly honest pulling no punches base not beating about the bush out-of-line not mincing one's words speaking one's mind low-bred calling a spade a spade vigorous disobliging misbehaved imperious tempersome unhelpful scornful presumptuous gawky stolid Eeyorish careless open hearty rowdy doltish lumpish bullying precipitate polite miserly unneighborly unfortunate hoonish dense good-natured genial approachable audacious friendly lowbrow with a long face heavy-handed blustering barefaced cheery sincere obloquious derisive rugged like a bull in a china shop cheeky arrogant roughneck incult sketchy insensible raffish low degrading berating scurrilous reproachful reviling denigratory belittling pejorative cocky lewd inelegant illiberal speaking as one finds disgracious ungenteel mouthy smart alecky lippy brazen backward immature overbearing underbred inaffable insubordinate malapert vituperatory calumniating contemptuous vituperative intrusive yokelish bounderish unwise inadvisable rough-hewn foul-mouthed loud-mouthed point-blank bare stark explicit simple unadorned unvarnished unembellished hard-hitting undisguised unqualified stupid unthinking unperceptive uncompromising grating stern straight-talking straight-shooting unfeeling annoying irritating condensed ill-advised galling neat pitiless comfortless rubbing the wrong way spiky hard to take hick close cryptic taut clear-cut exact lean precise unsavoury barbarous plebby countrified ocker inurbane unpoised boiled down Neanderthal provincial unsavory in a nutshell cut to the bone

Verb

Present participle for to refuse to agree to, especially officially
rejecting declining refusing negativing spurning nixing reprobating repudiating passing dismissing disallowing deselecting denying vetoing withholding turning down passing up throwing out balking at throwing over ruling out giving the thumbs down to ruling against setting aside saying ‘no’ to rebuffing forbidding prohibiting knocking back saying no to turning one's back on passing on negating snubbing shunning repulsing interdicting discountenancing abjuring giving the red light baulking at giving the red light to scorning forgoing withgoing saying no desisting renouncing demurring precluding blocking demurring at disregarding abstaining from shying from refraining from ignoring not accepting withholding from desisting from look down one's nose at shaking one's head giving thumbs down to shooting down passing by turning away disacknowledging disavowing begrudging discounting skipping overlooking missing giving the brush-off to not heeding steering clear of not hearing of revoking preventing opposing giving something a miss disdaining withdrawing repelling protesting holding out not caring for drawing the line at holding back turning deaf ear to brushing off sending off not buying protesting at dispensing with jibbing at refusing to receive turning from holding off redlighting killing banning outlawing overruling proscribing quashing embargoing barring blackballing downing squashing stopping nullifying boycotting dissenting declaring null and void giving thumbs down placing an embargo on throwing away putting a stop to putting an end to putting the kibosh on cutting refusing permission to not going for censuring putting down burning defeating forbearing avoiding eschewing brushing aside refusing to take advantage of opting out opting out of giving the thumbs down excluding shutting out debarring ostracizing blacklisting ostracising expelling blacking leaving out in the cold keeping out disfellowshiping disfellowshipping cold-shouldering freezing out overturning removing ousting voting against evicting eliminating voting down disowning excepting banishing getting rid of forcing out cutting off closing out suspending counting out putting an embargo on sending to Coventry locking out giving the cold shoulder giving the cold shoulder to having nothing to do with giving a wide berth to recanting canceling cancelling disqualifying disentitling overthrowing standing in the way of declaring ineligible refusing admission to depriving refusing entrance to outvoting reversing invalidating countermanding considering undesirable disclaiming refusing to employ restricting stonewalling censoring zinging tabooing throwing putting on hit list stoppering stymieing striking keeping back fettering omitting withholding patronage imposing sanctions washing one's hands of refusing to take part in holding aloof from icing out turning your back on staying away from bouncing disbarring ejecting drumming out cashiering occluding obviating estopping discluding denying access to bating sidelining not counting cutting out refusing to admit missing out leaving out warding off refusing admittance preventing from entering putting out shutting the door on driving out passing over deserting jilting excommunicating abnegating dropping forsaking blanking unfriending despising unfollowing leaving off giving someone the push giving the elbow kicking someone in the teeth scoffing at giving someone the big E cutting dead casting out handing someone the frozen mitt giving someone the brush-off swearing off giving someone the air having nothing more to do with casting aside giving someone the go-by breaking with binning off

Verb

Present participle for to express an unfavorable opinion (of something)
censuring condemning deploring criticising criticizing deprecating objecting to blaming decrying denouncing frowning on reproving disparaging not supporting rebuking reproaching thinking wrong animadverting discountenancing knocking looking askance at taking exception to chastising detracting discommending disesteeming disfavouring disfavoring dispraising expostulating expressing a poor opinion of negating objecting opposing panning remonstrating remonstrating against reprehending slamming zinging raising an passing on finding fault with dissing faulting slagging reprimanding berating chiding putting down admonishing scolding castigating disliking attacking discouraging reviling upbraiding slating blasting hammering excoriating caning flaming slashing objurgating taking to task laying into slagging off judging giving someone a bad press having a go at frowning not taking kindly to showing displeasure taking a dim view of abusing misliking vetoing resisting carpeting disapproving of impugning savaging lambasting pillorying haranguing disputing crucifying fulminating against bashing vilifying remonstrating with roasting pulling apart rubbishing rollicking tearing into tutting about tutting over frowning upon tut-tutting over tut-tutting about pummelling hauling over the coals bawling out pummeling taking to pieces dressing down rating bagging sailing into bollocking reprobating cutting up not standing for holding no brief for counting me out not going for ostracizing aspersing reading out disciplining telling off exprobating giving someone a roasting cavilling getting after tearing a strip off looking askance ostracising giving someone a rocket rapping over the knuckles scorning giving someone a rollicking giving someone hell denigrating incriminating chewing out tearing off a strip reading the riot act tearing apart caviling contemning backbiting lecturing reaming out carping at giving someone a bollocking rebuffing picking apart execrating inveighing against anathematizing vituperating arraigning adjudging framing skinning belittling pronouncing punishing depreciating naming proscribing denunciating laying at one's door putting away sending up blowing whistle on calling down hanging something on pointing finger at pinning it on sending up the river coming down on giving something a bad press letting have it

Verb

Present participle for to have an unfavorable opinion (of something)
disliking disfavouring hating loathing abhorring deploring disfavoring disrelishing despising detesting finding unacceptable scorning having a poor opinion of having a problem with taking dim view of taking exception to holding in disfavour looking down on not appreciating not taking kindly to taking a dim view of having an aversion to having no liking for regarding with disgust regarding with distaste execrating abominating objecting to frowning upon spurning resenting misliking deprecating finding intolerable shuddering at opposing shunning disesteeming reproving recoiling from discountenancing shrinking from disapproving of minding antipathizing condemning contemning eschewing regretting having no stomach for not caring for frowning on tutting about making faces at not enduring tut-tutting over having no taste for having hard feelings losing interest in tutting over bearing malice toward tut-tutting about challenging repudiating discouraging having no use for avoiding not feeling like disdaining feeling repelled by regarding with repugnance feeling hostile to finding repellent having no taste having a down on disagreeing with finding distasteful feeling aversion to feeling revulsion to having it in for feeling hostile towards disliking greatly feeling aversion towards feeling revulsion towards regarding with contempt feeling malice to bearing a grudge against feeling disgust for feeling hostility to denouncing reviling vilifying decrying excoriating anathematizing slamming vilipending imprecating cursing accursing objurgating disliking intensely rejecting feeling repugnance towards feeling distaste for feeling animosity to feeling disgust towards downing on feeling hostility towards feeling hostility toward feeling repugnance toward feeling aversion toward

Verb

Present participle for to express an objection to what someone has said or done
protesting objecting complaining remonstrating demurring disagreeing dissenting expostulating opposing challenging denouncing fulminating griping inveighing kicking railing disputing excepting resisting revolting blasting combatting combating fighting hollering howling moaning rebelling squawking taking exception expressing disapproval expressing opposition raising objections speaking out taking issue crying out expressing disagreement making a protest making a stand sounding off making a stink saying no voicing disapproval making an objection taking a stand inveighing against kicking against kicking up a fuss kicking up a stink making a fuss back-talking putting up a fight saying no to taking up the cudgels protesting against arguing against deprecating lodging a protest against taking a stand against kicking up a fuss about kicking up a stink about cavilling caviling expressing objections condemning balking cavilling at complaining about baulking arguing taking exception to lodging a protest expressing disagreement with expressing disapproval of raising objections to criticizing beefing about griping about taking issue with criticising making a fuss about stickling scrupling boggling expressing doubts expressing doubt raising doubts resenting disliking deploring opposing strongly taking offence at demurring at raising an objection disagreeing with taking umbrage at objecting strongly to squabbling finding fault decrying speaking out against nagging bickering complaining vociferously about frowning upon animadverting picking at disparaging withstanding recriminating censuring raining blaming taking offence taking offense taking umbrage taking a dim view coming out against grousing minding expressing objections to quibbling grumbling remonstrating against beefing having a problem spurning quarreling with disapproving of grousing about grumbling about kvetching having a problem with drawing the line moaning about discommending drawing the line at crossing disavowing quibbling about discountenancing crabbing disesteeming ranting about begging to differ frowning on kvetching about taking on railing against raising objection tangling with mixing it up with going-one-on-one going off in a huff taking something amiss smarting taking something the wrong way reasoning dissuading admonishing reproving protesting to complaining to making a protest to objecting to

Verb

Present participle for used politely to express regret, disappointment or embarrassment
hating regretting hesitating lamenting apologising apologizing bemoaning deploring disliking loathing repenting ruing rueing bewailing deprecating apologizing for feeling remorse about feeling contrite about feeling reluctant about feeling sorry about feeling unwilling about mourning taking on criticizing expressing regret about grieving for moaning grieving over complaining singing the blues crying hurting sorrowing over shedding tears over criticising being sorry plaining over weeping wailing for expressing sorrow about complaining about weeping over objecting to carrying on eating one's heart out crying over sighing over grieving weeping for sorrowing for wailing wailing over grumbling sorrowing sobbing groaning bleeding shedding tears for pining for wailing about moaning over keening over expressing sorrow beating one's breast missing keening for wearing black for crying over spilled milk crying over spilt milk repenting of howling keening feeling remorseful about reproaching oneself for feeling remorse for feeling apologetic about agonizing opposing ululating fretting about anguishing suffering repining singing bawling raining kicking oneself for kicking oneself feeling sorry feeling remorse denouncing despairing expressing sorrow for moaning about expressing woe for pining aching feeling grief at feeling sorrow at feeling sad about disagreeing with protesting against kicking self crying for hurting over expressing grief pining over anguishing over lamenting for agonising taking it hard aching over bleeding over eating heart out crying a river eating your heart out feeling sad shedding tears speaking out against fulminating against inveighing against railing at making a fuss about