Tone & Mood Words

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pessimistic

always seeing the worst side of things

objective

no emotion; an unbiased view not based on personal judgements

cynical

questions the basic goodness of all people

biased

showing favortism toward one side over another

realistic

looks at how life truly is without making it seem perfect

disdainful

showing or feeling that someone is beneath you

reflective

shows someone's innermost feelings and thoughts

whimsical

imaginative and playful

sincere

very genuine, honest, and straight from the heart

impartial

not favoring one side over another

morbid

unpleasant, gloomy; deals with death or murder

melancholy

sad in a thoughtful and gentle way

idealistic

looking for perfection

ambiguous

having more than one possible meaning; not clear

lighthearted

not serious; entertaining and amusing

bittersweet

both happy and sad at the same time

foreboding

gives a feeling that something bad is about to happen

compassionate

showing feelings of sympathy for other people

passionate

intense or overpowering emotion

superficial

not deep at all; very shallow

amusing

funny

hostile

angry, hateful, unfriendly

ironic

reality is exactly the opposite of what's expected

mournful

sorrowful sadness

candid

outspoken and honest

mocking

making fun of something

dramatic

tense and exciting

malicious

purposefully harming someone or something

threatening

scary; seeming and meaning to cause harm

remorseful

feeling regret for what you've done

belligerent

intentionally not following the rules; rebellious

irreverent

not showing proper respect for something that's holy or sacred

sentimental

emotional in a corny, cheesy kind of way

urgent

pressing; calling for immediate action

vibrant

full of energy and enthusiasm

somber

joyless, grim, gloomy

grim

uninviting, forbidding, dismal, and gloomy

horrific

causing horror; terrifying

admiring

having a high, respectful, approving opinion

conflicted

provoking hostility by being against someone or something

nostalgic

longing for the past

neutral

not favoring one side over another

reluctant

hesitant or unwilling

solemn

very serious and formal

disillusioned

to lose belief or faith in something you had faith in before

antagonistic

provoking hostility by being against someone or something

factual

based on facts, reality, or truth

indifferent

not caring one way or another

irreverent

not showing proper respect for something holy

affectionate

showing fond, loving, feelings of affection

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