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having mixed feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two.
showing or feeling active opposition or hostility toward someone or something
making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud.
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
substantiated or supported by documentary evidence and accepted by most authorities in a field.
characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
using high sounding unimportant or meaningless language
frank; outspoken; open and sincere
showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority
showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful; disrespectful.
sad and depressed; dispirited
mentally insane; crazed. (due to traumatic accident)
intended for instruction; instructive
gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable; crabby
to speak with a tone that establishes the speaker above everyone else
treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant
(of a person or their thoughts and ideas) over-imaginative and unrealistic.
ardently active, devoted, or diligent; passionate
characterized by lack of seriousness or sense
causing lighthearted laughter and amusement; comic.
showing a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously
given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious
a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression
prone to unpredictable emotional change
making fun of someone or something in a cruel way; derisive.
someone or something who has a sense of longing for the past
not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts
arouse fierce anger, shock, or indignation in (someone).
concerned with precision, formalism, accuracy, and minute details in order to make an arrogant display of learning
to be annoyed, frustrated, or worried
having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
expressive of sorrow or woe, melancholy
keenly distressing to the feelings; affecting or moving the feelings
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
far away or distant; disconnected
expressions or remarks to show that you are disappointed, upset, or angry because someone has done something wrong
a sneering or ironic remark or someone who makes such remarks
based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions
of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia.
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
characterized by reserve or moderation; unemotional or dispassionate
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