Đồng nghĩa của withering

Alternative for withering

withers, withered, withering

Đồng nghĩa: deteriorate, droop, dry up, fade, languish, pine, shrink, shrivel, wane, wilt,

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Intended to make someone feel humiliated
scornful contemptuous devastating disdainful humiliating mocking sneering biting blasting blistering dismissive mortifying scathing searing stinging supercilious superior blighting hurtful snubbing arrogant crushing full of contempt sarcastic disparaging slighting derisive jeering contumelious sniffy haughty derisory scoffing insulting snide insolent snooty snotty abhorrent proud derogatory denigratory belittling deprecatory pejorative uncomplimentary degrading condescending demeaning snobbish depreciatory depreciative derogative denigrative decrying detractive uppity disrespectful sardonic cavalier overbearing egotistic opprobrious cool high and mighty on your high horse defiant hypercritical cynical despicable malicious abusive lordly aloof hoity-toity patronizing indifferent lofty highfalutin hifalutin prideful uppish averse rejecting high-and-mighty unsympathetic patronising scouting despising antipathetic repudiating contemning toplofty turning up your nose at looking down your nose at imperious vain audacious disapproving snippy bold cheeky taunting temperamental upstage hard cold-shoulder hard-nosed high hat dog it pompous presumptuous rude pretentious stuck-up cocky huffy overweening conceited high-handed critical vainglorious toffee-nosed deprecating bumptious self-important toploftical stiff-necked impudent vituperative egotistical defamatory offensive smug negative slanderous libellous libelous scurrilous chesty huffish self-asserting high-hat assumptive self-assertive puffed up boastful irreverent swaggering detracting important uncivil snobby narcissistic impertinent peremptory overconfident deprecative bloated discourteous stuck up ridiculing discrediting blasphemous egoistic egoistical masterful presuming brash bossy fancy-pants immodest bigheaded swellheaded swollen-headed unflattering biggity domineering full of oneself invective big-headed biggety self-opinionated self-conceited satirical maligning debasing hubristic censorious egocentric teasing pontifical bragging out-of-line jibing autocratic blustering opinionated denigrating know-it-all self-affected selfish self-promoting self-serving self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-centered elitist self-righteous self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying self-centred vitriolic caustic orgulous assuming ostentatious damaging vituperatory scurrile scurril truculent sarky contemptible sassy forward brazen spiteful depreciating impolite affected too big for your boots crusty profane self-satisfied vulgar catty nervy impious sacrilegious insubordinate smarty shaming injurious reproachful aweless magisterial smart-alecky pillorying jumped up wise guy assured ironical lampooning nasty unfavourable perfunctory mean on an ego trip shameful undignified snidey unkind lowering ironic iconoclastic saucy detractory fault-finding unfavorable fresh diminishing deflating flip ungracious pushy disgraceful affronting minimizing ignominious abject unworthy unpleasant judgmental judgemental brassy calumniatory dishonouring inconsiderate hateful irreverential unhallowed lippy ungodly unholy vilifying minimising cheapening inglorious calumnious damning unmannerly reviling infra dig dishonourable menial mordacious flippant high gracious grandiose traducing tyrannical self-aggrandizing despotic bringing shame dishonorable downgrading malevolent dishonoring despiteful sure too big for your breeches cocksure confident self-assured holier-than-thou self-confident self-respecting blusterous pert malapert offhand unenthusiastic dimissory stooping wounding yelling uncharitable dictatorial scolding repulsive casual curt personal quizzical ambitious unconcerned insouciant uninterested discreditable mud-slinging raucous putting on airs shrewish epithetical unceremonious loudmouth puffed-up authoritarian refined castigating satiric abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off insinuating dyslogistic disadvantageous sniping harsh aspersing honourable honorable complaisant take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish upbraiding full of yourself la-dee-da snarky ill-natured calumniating reproving castigatory careless cutting obloquious violent berating foul obnoxious sharp-tongued rough ridiculous absurd ludicrous cockamamie pathetic silly cockamamy laughable risible comical farcical preposterous scandalous wretched corrupting unbecoming gally smart venomous thoughtless churlish unmannered aspersive for the birds unhandsome suspicious la-di-da libeling excoriating offending malign defaming libelling disgracing injuring hurting abasing vile malignant reproaching doubtful above oneself mistrustful distrustful disgracious reserved distant detached sceptical misbehaved doubting unfilial profanatory disbelieving ill-mannered ill-bred unbelieving bad-mannered uncalled-for incredulous skeptical pessimistic jaundiced misanthropic disillusioned disenchanted hardened nonbelieving black misanthropical bleak wry world-weary hard-bitten hard-boiled

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Disastrous or destructive
destructive devastating killing annihilating annihilative deadly death-dealing murderous slaughterous disastrous calamitous catastrophic dire cataclysmic fatal injurious cataclysmal shattering crippling crushing devastative fateful harmful annihilatory damaging unfortunate pernicious damning noxious deleterious baleful costly baneful ruinous exhausting extravagant wasteful draining hurtful impoverishing depleting wrackful suicidal immoderate dangerous detrimental lethal adverse bad nocuous evil inimical disadvantageous poisonous maleficent prejudicial unfavourable malignant unfavorable ill mortal malefic venomous unhealthy unwholesome undesirable wicked virulent negative toxic nocent mischievous prejudicious malign corrupting cancerous savage brutal fell wounding malicious pestilent counterproductive pestilential sinister homicidal hazardous bloody cruel destroying subversive menacing eradicative bloodthirsty direful undermining fierce environmentally unfriendly violent threatening ominous pestiferous sanguinary ferocious noisome extirpative internecine grievous deathly corroding sanguineous terminal corrosive tragic incendiary awful terrible killer cutthroat bloody-minded woeful unpleasant criminal vital hostile perilous sanguine malevolent murdering untoward parlous critical painful nasty foul abusive unsafe dicey vicious unconducive distressing harrowing hellish arduous sapping strenuous grave lamentable ravaging dreadful catastrophal unlucky unfriendly antagonistic infectious insalubrious risky lethiferous wreckful unpropitious inopportune inexpedient septic offensive ruining contaminated spiteful mephitic hard insidious afflictive corruptive severe unbeneficial diseased contaminating tainting troublesome miserable appalling mortifying desolating loss-making ruthless grim precarious miasmatic miasmic nefarious life-threatening sacrificial contagious final incurable fire-and-brimstone portentous apocalyptical apocalyptic aching hurting pitiless merciless causing death disturbing harassing sinful vindictive imperilling imperiling necrotic mortuary mortiferous frightening forbidding evil-intentioned intimidating bitter hate-filled acrimonious contrary opposed hellfire infective epidemic communicable toxicant butcherous incriminating intimidatory minatory vitriolic poison catching bodeful minacious louring damnatory condemnatory plague-like disease-ridden antipathetic unnourishing counter unsympathetic innutritious insanitary derogatory implicating condemning unwelcoming ill-disposed civil exterminating family internal exterminatory junk unhealthful tainted sickly unhygienic erosive consumptive inimicable inimic not conducive disaffected repugnant at odds oppugnant vile rotten spoiled unnutritious implicatory conclusive implicative dooming strong accusatorial decimating havoc-wreaking spoilt decayed objectionable distasteful unsound disagreeable impure pathological repulsive morbid iniquitous reprobate cantankerous barbarous mutually harmful mutually destructive inhuman barbaric cut-throat

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Filled with bitter criticism or malice
vitriolic malicious spiteful scathing venomous vicious caustic vindictive virulent acrimonious cruel harsh mordant nasty antagonistic hateful malignant mean sarcastic trenchant bitter maleficent pernicious cutting sardonic barbed hurtful rancorous acerbic malefic sharp unkind biting savage catty mordacious stinging vitriolous acid splenetic astringent corrosive envenomed acidulous acrid irascible poisonous searing wounding burning crabbed malign tart slashing evil-intentioned ill-natured rapier-like razor-edged dripping with malice squint-eyed fierce devastating blistering severe incisive scornful acidic pungent ferocious critical scorching unsparing satirical acerb hostile scalding brutal belittling derisive satiric snarky pointed penetrating piercing truculent aggressive smart-alecky smart-mouthed smart-aleck extremely critical contemptuous malevolent violent stringent acute strong mocking abusive keen unfriendly disparaging cynical vehement resentful coruscating snarling despiteful rude snide sulphurous jeering sulfurous bad stabbing vituperative baleful vengeful bilious unblunted sound rigorous curt heartless merciless taunting callous smart overpowering overwhelming salty unrelenting edged pitiless sadistic grim vigorous ruthless wanton forceful cold-blooded emphatic highly effective telling forthright driving clear crisp explicit powerful distinct effective blunt potent unequivocal edgy crushing peppery razor-sharp evil waspish wicked unpleasant dirty angry ornery sinister evil-minded inimical wrathful polemic antipathetic hate-filled unsympathetic belligerent argumentative harmful menacing defamatory injurious pugnacious destructive contentious bad-natured negative rough cussed vile ill-disposed adverse abrasive sarky churlish noxious murderous bellicose deleterious detrimental militant shrewish inhospitable lousy combative adversarial confrontational contrary intimidating uncharitable disagreeable disapproving horrid despicable uncongenial polemical surly contemptible inhuman viperous low barbarous jaundiced inconsiderate unsociable unreceptive base beastly brusque ill-tempered bad-tempered hard-hearted unfeeling backbiting dishonorable inhumane dishonourable stern slanderous choleric grudging damaging baneful revengeful unwelcoming hellish cantankerous disputatious foul obnoxious mischievous warlike alien adversary poison murder brutish bloodthirsty poignant heinous unpropitious embittered monstrous forbidding offensive pithy dour sour cold scrappy unfair uncaring gross execrable ignominious ignoble currish detestable nefarious thoughtless accidentally on purpose disdainful ill-humored low-down quarrelsome dastardly depraved mean-spirited ill-humoured immoral bestial lawless low-minded controversial hating ironic corroding spleenful disrespectful derogatory derisory odious loathsome ireful tough scathy hard threatening insensitive shabby dangerous offended implacable begruding sore insulted cross censorious full of hate deadly awful viperish toxicant dry of evil intent horrible uncool envious petty rotten cranky testy indignant irate crabby peevish provocative salt exciting snappy stimulating racy witty dripping venom frightening coldhearted opposing sharp-worded double-edged ungracious ominous full of spleen full of gall deplorable scummy not nice aspersive intimidatory minatory prejudicial nocuous ruinous ill dissenting minacious louring bodeful opposed oppositional woeful calamitous resistant heated barbaric dissident conflicting homicidal cut-throat unwilling adversative accusatorial difficult oppugnant opposite reluctant oppugning fiendish devilish diabolical abominable fiery atrocious allergic at odds hideous ghastly wretched annoying sordid paltry impassioned bristling inflammable spirited intolerant lively antisocial passionate manic hysterical querulous icy uncomfortable tempestuous ugly uneasy unmerciful remorseless stony-hearted cold-hearted bloodless unemotional inclement flinty draconian sanguinary uncompassionate butcherly wolfish brute roughshod slaughterous debased iniquitous licentious dissolute scoundrelly self-indulgent vitiated deceitful unsavoury delinquent dishonest errant crooked amoral exploitative shady shameful libertine slippery villainous scandalous unrighteous unconscionable demonic crafty scrofulous sly black-hearted bent infamous self-seeking felonious grisly conscienceless tyrannical two-faced squalid underhanded incorrigible morally wrong shifty objectionable reprobate dodgy decadent defiled unlawful ungodly corrupt unconscientious devious unsavory scheming dark profligate degenerate wrong inexorable perverted questionable unprincipled improper criminal sinful unethical corrupted gruesome unscrupulous debauched shameless disreputable

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Very hot, having a significantly high temperature
burning scorching searing fiery hot sweltering boiling roasting torrid broiling sultry scalding ardent fervid fervent blistering ultrahot blazing superheated baking red sizzling flaming tropical heated parching febrile fevered flashing gleaming overheated red-hot white-hot piping hot baking hot boiling hot extremely hot blazing hot very hot unbearably hot like an oven like a blowtorch like a furnace fiery hot white warm igneous ovenlike recalescent incandescent steaming thermogenic stuffy tropic decalescent feverish smoking close calescent feverous humid summery sweltry piping on fire very warm drying dry stifling intense fierce acute ferocious extreme strong explosive violent vehement dreadful furious intensive terrible excruciating vicious exquisite fearsome heavy profound keen deep hellacious almighty hard ghastly fearful frightful heavy-duty very great blistery severe powerful sharp forceful raging agonizing consuming serious great agonising concentrated harsh unbearable insufferable turbulent excessive piercing stormy oppressive heightened blustery tempestuous wild overwhelming vigorous penetrating potent inflamed grievous passionate harrowing uncontrollable torturous unendurable earnest tumultuous tormenting squally marked racking overpowering cutting bitter frenzied glowing forcible biting all-consuming deep-seated thorough oven-like muggy grave total impassioned awful airless major zealous full hellish strenuous drastic extraordinary fanatical sweaty tough energetic exceptional gusty eager cyclonic suffocating intolerable urgent thundery thunderous howling inclement boisterous ablaze afire perfervid poignant very bad shrill alight savage aflame heartfelt typhonic blustering choppy high volatile uncontrolled inordinate devastating kindled ignited immoderate intemperate conflagrant lit enflamed combusting unqualified storming emotional painful intensified lighted burning up unrestrained volcanic stinging vivid desperate febrific hectic roaring deeply felt balmy industrial-strength durable sound real pronounced pyretic right impossible proper heavyweight long-lasting diabolical claggy unstoppable dire reprehensible indefensible inexcusable unforgivable burning hot aboil steamy uncomfortably warm relentless titanic mighty stiff stark crushing powerhouse shameful disgraceful parlous sticky jungle-like transcending sincere compelling stewing perspiring wholehearted arid abject parched smouldering heartrending significant scorched barren unrelenting grueling punishing brutal repressive grim enormous supreme charged deep-rooted deepest hearty smoldering radiating shining glaring waterless desert dried wrenching galling caustic like a Turkish bath avid enthused melodramatic passional critical protracted overemotional sentimental emotive resounding ungovernable pounding afflicting gruelling unsparing warm-blooded cut-throat undue diligent exaggerated rampaging rabid rampant riotous hopped up spirited gung ho true blue hot-blooded shooting stabbing unchecked unmanageable unfettered uncurbed unbridled emphatic strained pungent peppery convulsive enraged ruinous mother of all paroxysmal coercive dynamic outrageous aroused distressing flushed peracute sudden flickering flaring in flames empyreal agitable gale force out of control full of force finely tuned complete comprehensive menacing bumpy windy exhaustive detailed meticulous thoroughgoing rough swirling destructive extensive rigorous scrupulous sweeping elaborate painstaking determined chaotic restless stormful rugged concerted resolute sedulous careful searching conscientious assiduous minute methodical widespread demanding radical persistent accelerated fast insistent in-depth all-out all-embracing all-inclusive out-and-out all-encompassing all-absorbing high-pressure speeded-up more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can stand

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Falling or fallen into ruin
tumbledown dilapidated derelict decrepit decaying disintegrating dumpy ramshackle ruined rumpty rundown run down shabby bedraggled crumbling mangy mean rickety seedy tatterdemalion tatty grungy miserable neglected ratty scruffy shacky shaky tacky timeworn scrubby sleazy threadbare tottering broken-down beat-up run-down badly maintained uncared-for dog-eared falling to pieces in disrepair in ruins down-at-the-heels gone to rack and ruin bombed-out moth-eaten down-at-heel gone to seed poorly maintained tattered squalid dingy worn ragged grotty shoddy worse for wear ruinous worn-out battered worn out deteriorated crummy down at heel scuzzy shambly raggedy unkempt decayed faded old slummy falling apart sorry unmaintained frayed deteriorating grubby insalubrious wretched poor sordid unsound on its last legs untended filthy beat up well worn tired yucky damaged tumble-down in a state of disrepair holey broken dismal in tatters rough skanky unpleasant raggedy-ass warby untidy falling apart at the seams weather-beaten creaky having seen better days creaking depressed ill-maintained the worse for wear cheap slovenly seamy pitiful desolate disreputable in rags slipshod torn dodgy scungy degenerated impaired injured ragtag low disheveled messy broken down dishevelled used frowzy down-at-the-heel poverty-stricken base paltry unsafe insecure precarious antiquated in a bad way seen better days overgrown patched in ribbons nasty infirm flimsy in holes worn to shreds time-worn dirty abandoned fragile rotten tawdry sloppy unprepossessing marred slumlike trashy disfigured bare meager rent bad meagre clapped out scraggy second-rate destroyed dowdy skeezy low-class slimy all the worse for wear limp falling down slum-like in shreds used-up out at elbows down and dirty godforsaken historic underprivileged deprived done dateless worm-eaten unweeded uncultivated unlivable unoccupiable hazardous treacherous perilous dangerous outworn unsteady uncared wrecked ancient old-fashioned smirched dishonest crooked crumbly weedgrown wild woebegone unsavoury unsavory scabby faulty defective frazzled shaggy rugged ripped well-thumbed well-read uninhabitable peaked shattered raunchy unimproved beat uncouth unkept in poor condition manky overworked overused rank mucky indigent impoverished sick sticky gunky gungy scroungy contaminated infected septic unhealthy blighted unwholesome superannuated imperfect jerry-built frail weak feeble wobbly droopy wilted drooping sickly wilting ailing sagging flagging busted dinged totaled lined wizened fallen-in uncared for beaten up fallen in rinky-dink in bad repair out of condition below par in bad condition under par mediocre substandard low-rent middling lousy ordinary low-grade menial two-bit sad quavering shaking crippled insubstantial haggard effete anile used up rachitic unbalanced wavering unstable rattletrap tottery geriatric rocky decrepit. in ruins tasteless crude gaudy vulgar poorly made condemned badly dressed torn to pieces badly worn full of holes worn-down wrung out pegged out well-worn kitsch showy garish flash Brummagem common loud cure pot flashy naff munted blasted dying declining waning outmoded ostentatious out-of-date unbecoming waxy unsuitable poky stodgy frumpy botched spoilt mutilated hurt robbed uninhabited plundered pillaged harried spoiled harmed defaced collapsing degenerating cheap and nasty failing perishing forsaken languishing in bad taste oxidising oxidizing eroding in decline rusting on the decline breaking up on the way out wearing away on the rocks breaking down inferior rubbishy gimcrack meretricious cheapjack glaring brash junky cheesy worthless execrable glitzy chintzy flamboyant tinny trumpery duff third-rate ropy rubbish schlocky poor-quality brummagem brassy terrible coarse bum tinsel el cheapo pretentious lurid kitschy flaunting glittering flaring bush-league inadequate schlock swanky dreadful cut-rate bargain-basement jazzy tinselly raffish below standard low quality bodger obtrusive blatant brazen awful atrocious abysmal splashy appalling unsatisfactory swank razzle-dazzle ornate lowbrow deficient frightful pants cruddy downmarket dire twopenny-halfpenny over-bright useless dime-a-dozen low-quality crass gross poor quality bright bling-bling a load of pants harsh screaming bilious noisy cheapo abject cheap-jack extravagant makeshift insufficient lamentable deplorable valueless unacceptable tinhorn diabolical lame subpar punk direful egregious tenth-rate unfashionable in poor taste brilliant not up to much plastic uncultured snazzy corny violent bold nauseating distasteful unattractive average inelegant florid overdone pitiable ritzy unrefined dud catchpenny junk lemon cheapie colorful daggy slobbish pinchbeck low-down over the top colourful slobby half-pie ungroomed sloven frowsy entry-level low-end low cost blowsy no great shakes slatternly below average dime-store off-color artificial not much cop bottom-rung blowzy tousled a dime a dozen not up to snuff tangled contemptible schlumpy second-class two a penny draggle-tailed uncombed thin unsophisticated cheap-looking sporty offensive down scale badly built shopworn overwrought thrown together bad quality over-elaborate trifling down-market garbagy sucky indifferent inglorious conspicuous expensive OTT ropey poxy chronic throwaway twopenny fakey pizazzy fancy glittery pizzazzy fancy-pants nifty distressed bombastic outrageous bling elaborate dumbed down of a sort sparkling downscale split uncomfortable disagreeable common as muck hateful horrible wack wanting off bush sour suboptimal dissatisfactory wrong ill noddy desultory unpressed unfinished down at the heel shredded poorly pathetic straggly mussy ruffled unstylish styleless ticky-tack ticky-tacky from hunger scraggly mussed tumbled snarled weak sauce sub-par messed up mussed up matted rumpled windblown unneat commonplace end-of-the-pier bogus empty garbage no-good despicable good-for-nothing barren piss-poor grody pigpen Mickey Mouse second-best ill-groomed Daliesque clinquant affected twee camp mod posturing gimmicky strictly for the birds rude second class improper low in quality rough-hewn roughneck incult insensible indiscreet unpolished tactless lowbred unseemly ill-bred illiberal indecorous indelicate graceless impolite stupid hideous foolish unsightly outlandish barbarous unclassy low-down-and-dirty trivial unlovely barbaric gay splendiferous pizzazz frou-frou chichi pzazz gussied up putting on the ritz

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Marked by harsh, spoken, or written abuse
vituperative vitriolic abusive opprobrious scurrilous harsh virulent belittling censorious contumelious defamatory derogatory insulting invective malign sardonic scurril scurrile truculent vituperatory calumniating calumniatory castigating critical denunciatory derisive disparaging insolent libellous libelous malicious maligning obloquious offensive ranting reproachful reviling rude sarcastic scathing scolding slanderous traducing upbraiding vilifying sharp-tongued denigratory deprecatory pejorative contemptuous nasty scornful spiteful degrading injurious uncomplimentary disrespectful disdainful disapproving vulgar calumnious slighting scandalous hurtful catty malevolent detractive mean humiliating depreciative foul deprecating aspersive derogative venomous malignant vicious bitter biting damaging hateful depreciatory demeaning negative impertinent castigatory reproving derisory denigrative fault-finding affronting unmannerly blasphemous debasing unkind backbiting uncivil discourteous detracting vindictive hostile judgmental judgemental unfriendly sharp unpleasant rancorous despiteful caustic wounding cutting dirty mud-slinging bad malefic maleficent cheeky evil-intentioned damning violent berating obnoxious condemning vituperous sneering unfavourable acerbic discrediting dishonouring brash offending ridiculing censuring defaming accusatory denigrating baleful condemnatory personal pernicious denouncing unfavorable impolite reproaching muckraking dishonoring obscene coarse salacious gross indecent slurring false decrying evil ungracious raunchy lewd smutty filthy shameless resentful untrue rough acrimonious vile bad-mannered ill-mannered ill-natured cruel poisonous destructive astringent antagonistic savage viperous satirical saucy impudent pert pushy lying brazen forward malapert sassy mortifying invidious depreciating familiar intrusive unfounded maledictory scandalmongering reprobative damnatory repulsive unflattering maledictive detractory misrepresentative smearing abrupt curt brusque gruff short surly blunt diminishing deflating harmful accusing deleterious detrimental irreverent disadvantageous sniping dyslogistic downgrading proscriptive reprobatory incisive blistering stinging mordant dangerous offhand discreditable aggressive searing envenomed splenetic devastating ribald groundless low infamous scabrous hypercritical carping captious cavilling scoffing shrewish taunting cynical jeering mocking aspersing minimizing minimising stabbing fierce wicked baneful vengeful outrageous insinuating corrupting Rabelaisian corruptive snarky sarky mordacious ill-intentioned corrupt severe overcritical unforgiving libeling dismissive injuring excoriating despicable hurting abasing libelling shaming disgracing foul-mouthed snide culpatory reprehending complaining cavillous pass-remarkable caviling chiding severely critical stern full of reproof menacing grudging hate-filled acid tart waspish razor-edged barbed uncivilised off-color crass risqué tawdry unchaste boorish profane uncouth naughty unrefined unsavoury indecorous colloquial unpolished unsettling indelicate shocking tasteless immodest lowbrow uncivilized churlish loutish tactless base uncultured explicit bawdy unsavory inelegant crude sickening impure unutterable improper inappropriate sordid X-rated suggestive unclean unwholesome dripping venom full of spleen full of gall accidentally on purpose ornery viperish toxicant cussed fresh flip bold audacious presumptuous cocky insubordinate lippy ill-bred mannerless out-of-line smart-alecky arrogant nervy inconsiderate thoughtless unmannered unhandsome uncalled-for supercilious impious sacrilegious ungentlemanly flippant ungallant unladylike brassy oafish crusty abhorrent overbearing teasing haughty unchivalrous ironical wise cocksure ungodly brassbound snooty arch unsympathetic sniffy sullen snotty cavalier smart unholy brazen-faced disgracious ignorant aweless bold-faced underbred cool mouthy objectionable full of contempt jibing displeasing proud pillorying uncharitable provocative exceptionable condescending provoking snobbish vexing lampooning unacceptable reprehensible graceless censurable iconoclastic uppity superior disagreeable upsetting snidey detestable snippy peremptory procacious defiant barefaced irreverential unhallowed profanatory off-base ungenteel inaffable egotistic high and mighty on your high horse repugnant brass-necked bold as brass prejudicial quizzical ironic off bearish irritable moody lacking civility bad mannered satiric epithetical offish uncourteous unceremonious annoying irritating imperative breezy magisterial dictatorial rustic inurbane bumptious put down exasperating overbold aspersory irreligious godless unprintable galling embarrassing ridiculous absurd ludicrous cockamamie pathetic silly cockamamy laughable risible comical farcical preposterous boldfaced snippety unblushing blatant unabashed arrant envious green-eyed jealous gally distasteful lordly aloof choice jaundiced covetous distressing disgusting deplorable unwelcome undesirable contemptible insufferable execrative imprecatory execratory swearing cursing hoity-toity patronizing indifferent grievous for the birds insupportable intolerable hifalutin prideful lofty highfalutin beyond the pale out of line out of order uppish facetious rejecting contemning averse high-and-mighty despising patronising antipathetic scouting repudiating toplofty trenchant pointed undiplomatic turning up your nose at looking down your nose at smart alecky horrible abominable envying odious impossible tricky crabbed yokelish bounderish honest candid attacking glib frivolous overfamiliar straightforward stark realistic assumptive outspoken mischievous ballsy airy presumptive faultfinding unappealing warts and all straight from the shoulder smart-assed smart-arsed misbehaved imperious unfilial vain hard temperamental upstage cold-shoulder hard-nosed high hat dog it

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Inclined to find fault too readily
overcritical cavilling captious carping fault-finding hypercritical pedantic pernickety hair-splitting over-censorious over-particular picky quibbling caviling critical fastidious faultfinding finicky fussy hairsplitting hard to please judgemental judgmental meticulous nit-picking over-exacting overparticular overscrupulous pass-remarkable perfectionist punctilious rejective analytical belittling biting calumniatory cavillous censorious censuring choleric condemning contemptuous critic cutting cynical demanding demeaning derogatory diagnostic disapproving discerning discriminating disparaging exacting exceptive harsh humbling judgy lowering nagging niggling nitpicking overnice particular penetrating reproachful sarcastic satirical scolding severe sharp stern trenchant condemnatory pettifogging nice negative persnickety nit-picky criticizing criticising deprecatory scathing difficult to please choosy dainty difficult finical finicking delicate old-maidish choosey fussbudgety impossible to please castigatory denunciatory unfavourable complaining reproving griping bellyaching pejorative whingeing unfavorable pharisaic over-rigorous over-strict scrupulous squeamish fine painstaking nitpicky self-righteous overprecise tricky careful faddy stickling subtle querulous grousing grouchy moaning grumbling overrefined grouching whining overexact awkward overexacting bleating fussbudget over-fastidious faddish slighting berating damning kvetching fiddly detailed on someone's back mithering chuntering unforgiving unsympathetic deprecating dissatisfied discontented culpatory accusatory denouncing reprehending vituperative reproaching chiding severely critical irritable crabby touchy cantankerous peevish trivial testy perverse petty thorny acrimonious unfair contrary petulant unjust cross reprobatory reprobative overdelicate ultra-critical full of reproof very critical assiduous sedulous exact precise refined queasy thorough very careful easily disgusted conscientious selective rigorous strict prissy methodical heedful accurate prim diligent prudish correct strait-laced religious conscionable punctual attentive cautious inflexible proper studious ultra-careful laborious close puritanical sensitive perceptive acute judicious rigid mathematical stiff precisionist choicy elaborate literalist dogmatic literalistic formalist purist orderly scholastic casuistical casuistic sophistical sophistic complex niminy-piminy stuffy Victorian formal starchy keen deliberate schoolmarmish priggish circumspect thoughtful mincing select eclectic industrious stilted tough sticklerish fretful fuddy-duddy obsessive prudent vigilant exhaustive searching faithful conventional thoroughgoing discriminative observant loving strenuous minute unerring hairline opinionated by the numbers by the book complicated pure anal rough timid earnest persevering hard-working pinpoint stickler microscopic timorous niggly principled unswerving right overfastidious picky-picky old maidish systematic duteous zealous old womanish spot-on honourable high-minded honorable upstanding upright crossing the t's white-glove dotting the i's ordered controlled scrutinising hard-to-please scrutinizing uncompromising undeviating unfailing overcautious well organized moral ethical righteous right-minded stringent cultivated astute extremely particular decorous stiff-necked ceremonious fixed scientific tasteful loyal steadfast reliable perfect considered shrewd insightful perspicacious old-womanish civil seemly formalistic overconscientious polite courteous sagacious cultured discriminational discriminatory differential ultra-fine exquisite fine-drawn dead on faultless incorrupted finespun skilful skillful winning superior nuanced nifty moralistic puritan artistic aesthetic provident dedicated intensive full right on good eye old-maid governessy goody-goody demure mimsy narrow-minded nice-nelly overmodest schoolmistressy straitlaced straightlaced bluenosed wise with good taste individualising individualizing esthetic solid regardful concerned selfdisciplined discreet chary balanced rational logical pragmatic deep reasoned levelheaded reasonable in-depth simpering pretentious genteel narrow uptight affected Grundyish austere artificial bigoted offish square illiberal going to great lengths mature prim and proper well thought-out well-grounded protective shielding mollycoddling protecting patronizing overprotective patronising restrictive

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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
murderous hard arduous difficult tough demanding exacting strenuous gruelling laborious challenging heavy taxing uphill formidable toilsome rigorous onerous severe testing grueling stiff rough backbreaking punishing herculean exhausting rugged hellacious moiling tall effortful killer sweaty stressful Augean crushing killing sapping knackering back-breaking pick-and-shovel trying tiring burdensome fatiguing harsh wearing wearying exigent draining grinding wearisome brutal hellish oppressive Herculean stringent crippling debilitating relentless grievous excruciating fierce enervating persnickety grim operose labored laboured cruel troublesome weighty painful tedious tiresome torturous unsparing hardhanded bitter searing inhuman harrowing no picnic irksome unpleasant agonizing strict toilful energy-consuming agonising enervative extreme bruising ponderous daunting tortuous hairy traumatic wicked steep intolerable unremitting galling vigorous unrelenting intense disturbing bothersome shattering depleting unbearable tough going prostrating disagreeable awful nasty rotten austere frustrating pressured fraught exorbitant excessive immoderate drastic vexatious punitive colossal mean boring painstaking distressing upsetting inexorable forbidding murder thorny ambitious merciless bad great distressful uncomfortable wretched tricky imperious a stinker of a unreasonable physical prodigious searching Sisyphean mighty unrelaxing impossible unfair overwhelming nerve-racking overburdening monumental strained dour worrisome staggering mammoth hefty dogged serious really hard very hard inconvenient awkward spartan prohibitive titanic slow unjust knotty despotic domineering hypercritical thorough precise critical careful nit-picking slavish difficile protracted worksome lengthy hardworking large order heavy sledding a nuisance exasperating aggravating very difficult exerting racking chastening vexing an imposition hectic busy by the book pestilent sticky tight carking superincumbent worrying unforgiving cumbersome horrible ghastly foul dreadful horrid vile terrible upstream intimidating gargantuan pressing unyielding jarring solemn backbreaker horrendous abominable appalling atrocious frightful undue inordinate time-consuming strong overweening towering unconscionable swingeing sharp unmerciful draconian grotty hardheaded pitiless intractable overdue insane plethoric baroque overextravagant extravagant overmuch headstrong devilish lousy beastly robust from hell poignant heartbreaking ruthless dire disquieting savage heart-rending miserable distasteful unpalatable yukky hurtful yucky afflicting heartrending chilling displeasing uncongenial unlovely unwelcome unhappy unpleasing unsavory tormenting tragic ferocious sour sad remorseless icky mortifying sore a bummer of a inclement offensive unsavoury calamitous intemperate provoking annoying afflictive hard-hearted gut-wrenching grave gigantic weary problematic contrived artificial leaden complex complicated impressive forced tortured energetic tense intensive high-impact almighty anxious immense elaborate drudging major agitating problematical high-pressure acute discomforting hazardous sobering anxiety-ridden ugly dangerous powerful huge massive heart-pumping stretching thoroughgoing courageous forceful heroic responsible no piece of cake abstruse stormy te profound confused concentrated recondite clumsy insufferable embittering overtaxing overpowering plodding headache affected overdone studied ominous delicate hard-won not easy aggressive bold dicey easier said than done torturesome unendurable drudgy vicious marathon troubling unnerving problem like getting blood out of a stone scabrous uphill battle heightened daring grandiose inept unnatural overwrought maladroit mystifying industrious embarrassing ticklish grand intrepid disastrous significant life-threatening considerable sensitive visionary pretentious lofty consequential perplexing bewildering baffling intricate incomprehensible confounding convoluted puzzling prickly tricksy dodgy spiny touchy catchy touch-and-go magnificent threatening peracute menacing big bleak precarious perilous barro large-scale disheartening sober discouraging sombre earnest deadly ill-fated shocking fatal forlorn unamusing sedate urgent destructive ruinous desolate devastating somber depressing far-reaching ill-starred

Adjective

Cold, unfriendly, or lacking in emotion
glacial cold icy unfriendly frigid frosty chilly hostile wintry gelid antiseptic arctic brittle chill clammy cold-blooded cold-eyed coldish cool frozen hard-eyed uncordial unsympathetic wintery antagonistic inapproachable inimical unwelcoming aloof contemptuous distant emotionless inaccessible indifferent remote reserved seclusive standoffish unapproachable unemotional withdrawn inhospitable stony unsociable stiff passionless detached impersonal unfeeling stand-offish unresponsive disdainful haughty dispassionate wooden forbidding formal undemonstrative phlegmatic apathetic offish affectless impassive uncongenial antisocial uncommunicative restrained unkind unneighbourly stolid stern stoical unenthusiastic impassible stoic numb supercilious lukewarm austere controlled unbending calm unsocial antipathetic jaundiced negative mortal adversary adversarial ill-disposed deadpan cold-hearted heartless flat self-controlled cold as ice cool, calm and collected disagreeable unpleasant unclubbable asocial standoff dry obnoxious buttoned-up steely unexpressive unamicable nasty unmoved hard fierce unaffable callous sober unloving ill-natured dead blank bland hollow vacant expressionless toneless reticent unforthcoming severe nowhere unaffected imperturbable nonemotional unimpassioned immovable offhand solitary uncivil discourteous ungracious cross uncharitable unneighborly hateful rude matter-of-fact poker-faced stony-eyed unsavoury objectionable unattractive iced unlikeable malign malevolent discouraging off-putting ungenial unaffectionate contained self-contained flinty bad-tempered rigid unsmiling passive uncompanionable close taciturn secretive guarded repellent lifeless ill-tempered unsavory uninvolved unhappy depressing cold-shoulder insolent incurious annoyed offended impudent impertinent procacious uninterested surly sour misanthropic aggressive quarrelsome menacing impolite unmannerly ungenerous Olympian starchy clinical opposite competitive estranged censorious grouchy unpromising combative grudging gruff malicious contrary disaffected against warlike malignant vengeful conflicting acrimonious spiteful opposed level-headed businesslike collected cool-headed hard-headed unexcitable xenophobic not on speaking terms unruffled rational serene unagitated unsentimental unreceptive equable unimpressionable composed tranquil spiritless hardhearted brusque short unfavorable unfavourable stony-hearted insensitive unconcerned objective thick-skinned disinterested quiet coldhearted obdurate marble hard-hearted hard-boiled uncompassionate listless inexpressive laid-back blah along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches pokerfaced straight-faced laid back dull uncaring reclusive introverted retiring shy silent close-mouthed neutral diffident inhibited lethargic placid insensible impartial torpid inert constrained demure bashful cautious tight-lipped nonchalant laconic unflappable sluggish glazed introvert uppity impervious languid dour unperturbed harsh eremitic dumb casual conventional ceremonious half-hearted inhuman modest just backward soft-spoken self-restrained equal candid soulless sedate empty pococurante straightforward fixed brooding plain stuffy insouciant untouched loveless off uptight equitable private subdued unprejudiced fair insensate prim abstract media-shy snobbish closemouthed glassy blasé sententious peaceful gentle mild noncommittal mute unbiased inanimate timid mom logical heedless heavy motionless draggy mean straight lackadaisical nonpartisan speechless hesitant unexcited unamiable nonplussed square evenhanded sparing uncolored nondiscriminatory realistic lazy naked inactive prosaic couldn't care less curt abstracted introspective idle preoccupied dried-up unimpressed supine mum stilted removed clammed up untroubled snooty proud tough impotent insipid repressed unpassioned self-conscious faraway unworried heedless of tepid colourless superior perfunctory oblivious to outside uncurious uneasy embarrassed unaroused self-effacing stuck up tongue-tied limp oblivious inscrutable retired putting on airs slow negligent numbed inorganic colorless careless bellicose wimpy moony unenthused carefree anaesthetized bare timorous ungregarious incommunicable coy dazed stuck-up honest practical anesthetized rancorous vicious pugnacious militant open-minded factual insentient defunct extinct unembellished unfazed tightlipped fundamental mineral inattentive Laodicean wishy-washy bald wrathful confrontational bitter truculent pragmatic could care less what the hell non-emotional pure indolent sensible out of it exanimate independent even-handed don't give a damn incommunicative slothful desensitized unimpressible stupefied thoughtful uncommunicable comatose truthful belligerent venomous alien angry disapproving adverse virulent non-committal non-partisan literal unvarnished strictly business quiescent unadorned eremetic prosy commonsensical fair-minded self-centred no-nonsense nonvegetable stupid nonanimal inoperative azoic maleficent unpropitious intimidating vitriolic biting malefic unrevealing self-centered out desensitised hardened viperous dead to the world ornery catty argumentative scrappy out cold conservative cruel ruthless avoidant analytic unfocused grim sexually unresponsive strait-laced grave nonresponsive reptilian abhorrent muted selfish unreadable unnatural forced mopey mopish bovine catatonic unanimated feeble staid distrustful nongregarious scowling insociable arrogant stone-faced contrived laboured mannered artificial unstirred discreet devoid disimpassioned suspicious spacey bored mean-looking vapid insusceptible unambitious unmotivated alienated put on airs keeping people at arm's length groggy lymphatic isolated dry-eyed undismayed averse anti strained awkward ardorless unromantic temperate benumbed asleep bureaucratic indurated inexcitable insular pompous spaced-out droopy dispirited nonpassionate close-lipped inarticulate bloodless anaesthetic anesthetic judicial cynical hermitlike ascetic hermit-like hermitic hermitical unflustered unpassionate ungainly lofty not caring featureless gray grey measured depersonalised faceless careful depersonalized anonymous monolithic senseless unprepossessed uncoloured non-discriminatory down on uncooperative analytical moderate scientific untalkative inward-looking unconscious immune stony-faced blithe on ice unwilling to mix with other people opposing disobliging iceberg paralysed paralyzed still relaxed resolute unmindful cold fish lone wolf sullen meek indrawn non-communicative all alone self-sufficient immune to impervious to stubborn unyielding cold turkey labored devil-may-care happy-go-lucky contemplative sheepish self-interested pensive recessive self-absorbed knocked out simple unanxious easy vacuous proof against deaf to unmindful of cold-fish cool cat self-possessed unswayed frustrated ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome debonair somnolent lacking physical sensation blacked out passed out spark out out for the count balanced unbigoted insecure wary uncomfortable nervous reluctant apprehensive at odds solid reasoned valid justified firm levelheaded reasonable informed sound basic stark fishy unmoving lacklustre unconfident unassertive drowsy sleepy shrinking unbothered not bothered forgetful feckless blind deaf without a care in the world at ease not giving a toss undisturbed undaunted good static shiftless on the level with no axe to grind languorous sitting on the fence on the fence without fear or favour commonsense commonsensible tedious drab unexciting drugged sleeping hibernating dormant frank unconcerned about well-founded lucid well considered hung up stuporous hebetudinous slumberous dopey vegged out inconscious out to lunch dreary boring wearisome monotonous down-to-earth uninvolved with apathetic towards apathetic about nonchalant about offhand about casual about regardless uncaring about uninvolved in uninterested in pointless lacking vitality mechanical uninspired non-organic uneager bottled up bored by dismissive of mindless of careless of frivolous about reckless about unimpressed by regardless of cavalier about uninspiring two-dimensional characterless abiotic weary of unenthusiastic about unresponsive to lukewarm about unmoved by phlegmatic about nonaligned foul mundane halfhearted obvious manifest unexaggerated unequivocal explicit direct sheer transparent unambiguous patent evident brutal nothing lusterless lackluster pabulum uninteresting zero spent highbrow scornful unimaginative laodicean without life deceased nonliving indecisive uncertain irresolute undecided uncommitted unresolved upfront undisguised unqualified hardheaded earthy pragmatical uncreative pedestrian humdrum faithful serious straight-thinking accurate with both feet on the ground unembroidered undistorted feasible unidealistic exact not alive blunt true to life warts and all not interested not giving a monkey's

Noun

The process of organic decay or rotting
spoilage decomposition decay rot putrefaction putrescence corruption breakdown rotting festering deterioration disintegration perishing putridity blight corrosion degeneration decline mortification atrophy decadence crumbling gangrene rottenness fading failing dissolution degeneracy dilapidation caries adulteration consumption decrease decrepitude depreciation disrepair downfall dying extinction impairment ruin ruination rust senescence spoilation wasting putridness damage wasting away degradation weakening descent collapse decaying ebbing enfeeblement debilitation declension mould debasement mold devolution spoliation fall failure shrivelling canker mildew cariosity fungus going bad shriveling break-up aggravation worsening falling apart falling down falling to pieces downgrade downturn devaluation spoiling abasement slump vitiation lessening drop retrogression ruining slide slip destroying harm slipping waning shrinking lapse ebb dwindling falloff falling-off breaking down destruction demolition fragmentation desolation breakup decentralization devastation obliteration havoc decentralisation decimation demolishment annihilation wastage extermination breaking up dereliction disaggregation division fragmentization demoralization balkanization fragmenting isolation bleakness wildness waste dissolving neglect solitude seediness barrenness loneliness demoralisation demise solitariness bareness shabbiness crash death end labefaction subversion overthrow loss wear and tear grimness sterility starkness aridity breaking apart wreckage mincemeat dismalness comedown topple tumble remoteness forlornness desolateness wreck emptiness

Noun

A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
decline fall descent downturn deterioration diminution slump abatement decrease reduction decrement dip drop ebb lessening regression degradation dive downfall plummet weakening downgrade dwindling plunge recession shrinkage decadence degeneration degeneracy depreciation devaluation diminishment decay downswing downtrend ebbing failing falloff loss lowering collapse retrogression wane atrophy comedown crash slip tumble waning worsening dent depletion devolution backsliding lapse nosedive relapse drop-off falling off falling-off failure declension declination sinking slide eclipse wasting decaying shrivelling emaciation meltdown declining shrinking wilting deteriorating degenerating wasting away enfeeblement debilitation shriveling drying up shrivelling up depression cut step down ruin demise slackening cutback contraction down curtailment breakdown overthrow defeat flameout ruination debasement bankruptcy flop diminishing downslide destruction discount deflation disintegration downtick deficiency end washout let-up miscarriage impoverishment deduction bust rupture stoppage nonsuccess stagnation sag death easing slowdown dissolution subsidence wreck attenuation downgrading checkmate de-escalation reversal undoing foundering dying down trough termination folding markdown subsiding stalemate inadequacy lemon deficit nonperformance rout mess loser botch bungle misstep frustration turkey abortion bomb misadventure fiasco implosion erosion retrenchment easing off moderation total loss false step lead balloon flash in the pan sinking ship faux pas slash minimization abasement minimizing demotion petering out subtraction extinction dropping off downer cessation minimising fall-off letdown skid relaxation annihilation alleviation return lightening retreat exhaustion fading devaluing bottom-out mitigation loss of status bad times bathos disappointment cutting tailing off falling dissipation disillusionment let-down decadency corrosion reversion slipping anticlimax declivity trimming reverse impairment rollback falling apart dereliction saving dégringolade recidivism liquidation dying away disrepair disgrace dying out damage dilution inactivity blow attrition drain falling away vanquishing comeuppance insolvency shakeout downward spiral malfunction devastation doom nose dive halt disruption interruption unsuccess extermination break-up labefaction disorganization seizure stagflation disorganisation nonachievement shutdown fizzle Waterloo unsuccessfulness rainy days lack of success economic decline non-function breaking down credit squeeze hard times credit crunch write-down receding depravation downsize setback dropoff Götterdämmerung deprivation reversing rotation inversion precipitation privation disappearance slowing down landslide vitiation downshift sharp fall forfeiture squandering detraction neglect negligence misprision delinquency oversight default plummeting adulteration dislocation spoiling perversion rotting degringolade rundown downhill trend shortfall backslide fragmenting undermining destabilisation destabilization standstill flagging slowing skydive letup breakup omission compression striction decrescence constriction condensation tainting corruption recidivation retrogradation taking away slack arrest paralysis breaking up waste fade free fall pruning slimming fading away expenditure consumption nonfeasance loss of success desisting relenting dropping away closure letting up Black Monday rainy day disgregation bound entropy anergy using up use expending retardation want axing chopping limiting modulation sweep backflow withdrawal refluence reflux retroflux cooling off emptying milking sapping draining economy subdual subjugation pullback slimming down tapering off cadence downcome steep fall palliation damping allaying deadening appeasement modification cushioning assuagement fall from grace bleeding scaling down blight dumps nose-dive rut funk low bottom devitalization obliteration entropy low tide low water outward flow phasedown bottom out closing placation softening tempering calming quelling soothing stilling pacification dulling relief demolition decimation demolishment humiliation mortification humbling belittlement cheapening decrepitude desolation dilapidation belt-tightening running down enervation immiseration wastage salami slicing blue devils bad period blue funk the skids decrease in value lowering in value extenuation remission mollification discomfiture cropper pratfall havoc crumbling subversion reduction in value unemployment unseating accounting allowance topple shutting down close-down going under winding up loss of value ousting conquest toppling deposition elimination nemesis falling to pieces big trouble bane debacle loss of face reality check expiration dying passing loss of power expiry rack and ruin road to ruin loss of prosperity curtains quietus decease non-event impecuniousness pennilessness penury beggary indebtedness pauperdom administration receivership croaking passing on snuffing passing away passage grave damp squib fate exit great divide financial ruin not what it was cracked up to be ineffective conclusion

Noun

The process of becoming smaller
contraction shortening shrinkage compression constricting constriction decrease diminution shrinking abbreviation compacting compaction condensation condensing contracting decline dwindling narrowing reduction squeeze squeezing telescoping tensing tightening downtick elision shrivelling abbreviating abridging abridgement abridgment combining confinement confining curtailing curtailment decreasing deflating deflation diminishing ellipsis evaporating evaporation lessening lopping merging omission omitting receding recession reducing retrenchment shriveling withdrawal withdrawing drawing in reduction in size cutting down drawing together diminishment abatement lowering cutback drop loss digest fall decrement summary abstract synopsis falloff cut depression compendium precis conspectus cutting outline drop-off epitome précis step down depletion brief short form ebb sketch truncation deduction restriction rundown limitation dent acronym breviary consolidation thinning bowdlerization résumé pruning wane clipping tapering recapitulation encapsulation discount syllabus recap summing-up weakening initialism downturn paring down declining trimming limiting waning devaluation degradation slackening falling off minimizing minimization review slash summation round-up summarization essence inventory dilution minimising wrap-up roundup sum summa attrition resume capsule dying down run-through sum-up potted version description in a nutshell dot dot dot pressing compressing downsizing discounting dieting compend crushing attenuation marking down downgrade restricting