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Glossary of Lesson 07: Negative Connotations

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corrupt
to change from good to bad in morals or actions
deleterious
harmful
derogatory
detracting from the character of someone or something; uncomplimentary
diabolical
devilish or fiendish
discredit
to damage the reputation of; to degrade
disheveled
in disarray; unkempt
disreputable
not in good standing; dishonorable
dreary
gloomy or depressing
fanatical
excessively enthusiastic or obsessive
haphazard
seemingly organized by chance rather than systematically
inane
lacking significance; empty
incorrigible
incapable of being corrected
insinuate
to imply or suggest
intimidate
to compel by threats; frighten
lust
to have a strong desire or need
malodorus
bad-smelling
obstinate
stubborn or willful
slovenly
messy or sloppy
stagnant
not flowing; inactive
torrid
burning; impassioned

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