1.having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.
2.not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: anapathetic audience.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an uncle: avuncular affection.
immature or inexperienced: a callow youth.
1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue
2.severely critical or sarcastic: a caustic remark.
characterized by or expressing derision; contemptuous; mocking:derisive heckling.
1.having the qualities of a devil; devilish; fiendish;outrageously wicked: a diabolic plot.
2.pertaining to or actuated by a devil.
very happy or proud; jubilant; in high spirits: an elated winner of acontest.
1. not meant to be taken seriously or literally: a facetiousremark.
3.lacking serious intent; concerned with somethingnonessential, amusing, or frivolous: a facetious person
1.the acceptance of all things and events as inevitable;submission to fate: Her fatalism helped her to face death withstoic calm.
2.Philosophy . the doctrine that all events are subject to fateor inevitable predetermination.
1.going straight to the point; frank; direct; outspoken: It'ssometimes difficult to be forthright and not give offense.
2.proceeding in a straight course; direct; straightforward: aforthright glance.
1.of the nature of hypocrisy, or pretense of having virtues,beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually possess:The parent who has a “do what I say and not what I do” attitudecan appear hypocritical to a child.
2.possessing the characteristics of hypocrisy: Isn't a politicianhypocritical for talking about human dignity while votingagainst reasonable social programs?
1.not pious or religious; lacking reverence for God, religiouspractices, etc.; irreligious; ungodly.
1.tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.:inflammatory speeches.
2.Pathology . of or caused by inflammation.
cheerful; merry; gay; blithe; glad: a witty and jocund group.
elevated in style, tone, or sentiment, as writings or speech.
1.ostentatious in one's learning.
2.overly concerned with minute details or formalisms,especially in teaching.
1. keenly distressing to the feelings: poignant regret.
2.keen or strong in mental appeal: a subject of poignant interest.
3.affecting or moving the emotions: a poignant scene.
4.pungent to the smell: poignant cooking odors
1.full of, characterized by, or showing presumption orreadiness to presume in conduct or thought.
2.unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward.
3.Obsolete . presumptive.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident: a sanguinedisposition; sanguine expectations.
calm, peaceful, or tranquil; unruffled: a serene landscape;serene old age.
inclined to skepticism; having doubt: a skeptical youngwoman.
1.pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized byspeculation, contemplation, conjecture, or abstractreasoning: a speculative approach.
2.theoretical, rather than practical: speculative conclusions.
full of spite or malice; showing spite; malicious; malevolent;venomous: a spiteful child.
1.neatly or effectively concise; brief and pithy, as language.
2.abruptly concise; curt; brusque.
1.irritated; annoyed: vexed at the slow salesclerks.