Words to Describe Tone

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Words to describe tone for English.

Emotional

Intense feeling, very intouch with the piece.

Euphoric

Happiness, elation, intense good feelings.

Fervent

Very emotional, passionate, fiery.

Forthright

Straight to the point, frank, straightforward.

Gloomy

Dark, depressing, grim.

Supercilious

Proud, arrogant, stuck-up.

Humorous

Comical, funny.

Introspective

Self-evaluating, looking inward.

Jovial

Light-hearted, happy, jolly.

Judgmental

Biased, stereotypical.

Lighthearted

Carefree, cheery, free from worries.

Lyrical

Expressing intense emotion, poetic.

Malicious

Spiteful, deliberately harmful, revengeful.

Vindictive

Wanting revenge visciously, vengeful.

Optimistic

Expecting best outcome, positive outlook.

Pessimistic

Expecting worst outcome, negative outlook.

Poetic

Lyrical, highly romantic.

Pompous

Prideful, bragging, overly confident.

Regret

Remorse, sorrow, wishing one had done something different.

Sadness

Sorrowful, unhappy, depressing.

Sentimental

Tender, emotional, in-touch.

Witty

Humerous, clever, funny.

Admiring

Fond feelings towards something or someone.

Angry

Mad, flustered, enraged.

Benevolent

Euphoric, happy, kindness.

Bitter

Harsh, scornful, cynical.

Coloquial

Informal, casual, slang.

Condescending

Supercilious, talking down, self-importance.

Confident

Strong belief, full assurance.

Didactic

Teaching a moral, informative.

Dramatic

Sensational, emotional, intense.

Ecstatic

Crazy, excited, happy.

Effusive

Bubbly, overflowing, emotional.

Facetious

Amusing, lacking serious intent, clever.

Hopeful

Faithful, confident.

Indignant

Strong displeasure at things unjust or offensive.

Ironic

Coincidental, unexpected.

Nostalgic

Wanting to return to a past time, "good old days."

Patronizing

To treat condescendingly, familiarity.

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